Former printer Richard completely ready to make his mark following launching oven valeting business Ovenu Fareham

At the age of 55, Richard Lawrence suggests he is tremendously energized to have lastly accomplished a very long-held ambition of becoming his individual manager.

He reported: ‘It’s complicated to launch any company from scratch, permit by yourself in the middle of a lockdown, but I’m extremely enthusiastic and fully commited to earning it a authentic results.’

The eager Do it yourself fanatic has began Ovenu Fareham and accomplished Ovenu’s comprehensive instruction programme.

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He mentioned he currently has an encouraging degree of customer bookings around the coming weeks. When established, he options to expand the corporations by utilizing a subcontractor to run a next van.

Richard expended more than 20 a long time in the industrial printing trade, progressing from the presses to running a reprographics section. One particular of his tasks was the printing of programmes for a wide variety of Premiership golf equipment.

Even so, with the typical decline of the print market he was produced redundant in 2017 and retrained as a monetary companies adviser, functioning for a significant coverage service provider.

Richard Lawrence, has began Ovenu Fareham. Picture by Stewart Turkington

He added: ‘For the past couple several years, I’ve labored from home, advising clients in excess of the cellphone on wellness and everyday living coverage insurance policies, but the arrival of the pandemic created me realise it was time to get manage of my profession.

‘I’m a persons particular person so I’m really on the lookout ahead to connecting with my clientele and offering a tangible products – restoring ovens to showroom ailment.’

Richard, who is originally from Aldershot, is married to trainer Helen, and they moved to Fareham in the mid-1990s. The couple have a single son, who is at sixth variety higher education.

Ovenu Fareham, which also covers Hill Head, Stubbington, Titchfield, Whiteley, Portchester and Wickham, is accepting bookings at its discretion, with the demanding stipulation that both parties observe the two-metre social distancing rule, alongside with pointers on cleanliness and cleanliness.

Richard Lawrence, has started Ovenu Fareham. Photograph by Stewart Turkington

Rik Hellewell, founder and managing director of the Ovenu franchise, mentioned: ‘Richard not only has the capabilities to run a prosperous business but he’s a extremely sensible particular person who takes enormous satisfaction in his get the job done.’

The Ovenu valeting approach entails dismantling crucial parts of an oven this kind of as the door, interior panels, fan, and shelves and inserting them into design and style-registered tank machines, which makes use of risk-free, non-caustic and biodegradable goods to cleanse the oven areas.

Becoming a member of Richard placing up an Ovenu franchise is Rob Cunningham, from Waterlooville, Rob, a former baker, has lately established up Ovenu Petersfield, masking Petersfield, the Meon Valley, Liss, Waterlooville, Denmead and Clanfield.

For a no cost estimate call Richard on 01329 273073, e-mail [email protected] isles or stop by isles/oven_cleaning/fareham/

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