Wash Me Iron Me is a bespoke personal ironing service that was set up in Barkway in April 2003 by New Zealander Michelle Bonfield.
By a combination of determination, hard work, commitment to the highest levels of customer service, and constant innovation Wash Me Iron Me has grown year by year, moved into bigger premises and been nominated for numerous local business awards.
We cover the SG8 area - which basically means a 10 to 15 mile radius of the market town of Royston in Hertfordhire.
We specialise in ironing, laundry, and also offer a repair service for current customers and operate a standard 48 hour turnaround but can also offer a 12 hour turnaround if necessary (subject to availability and a short-notice surcharge).
Please have a look around our website, it explains how we operate and what you can expect from Wash me Iron me.
Our standard ironing service is a 48 hour turnaround, we charge by the item rather than by weight, and we are flexible about pick-ups and drop-offs. We provide a large sealable waterfproof laundry bag to keep your items dry and safe and drop-off is done by hand. 12 hour turnaround can be arranged and is subject to availability and a surcharge.
We also offer a washing service on the same 48 hour turnaround basis as the ironing service.
A repair service for current customers if necessary.
We charge by the item rather than by weight and you are always aware of the price beforehand, there are no hidden extras - we don't charge for hangers,
We are also happy to carry out any special requirements that you may have when dealing with your laundry / ironing.
Prices for all of our services are available on request.
Below is a table showing the days we visit the villages in and around Royston. But don't panic if you can't see yours - it just means you'll be our first customer from there. Just give us a call and we'll do our best to fit you in.
Royston, Melbourn, Barrington, Barley, Barkway, Reed, Buckland, Therfield, Heydon, Whaddon
Haslingfield, Harston, Bassingbourn, Ashwell, Litlington, Steeple Morden, Royston, Meldreth, Guilden Morden,
Duxford, Chrishall Grange, Fowlmere, Meldreth, Thriplow, Barley, Reed, Heydon, Great Chrishill, Melbourn, Chrishall, Royston, Haslingfield, Whaddon
Barkway, Royston, Bassingbourn, Barley, Guilden Morden, Steeple Morden, Ashwell
Buntingford, Aspenden, Royston, Melbourn, Great Chrishill, Rushden, Sandon, Hare Street, Great Hormead, Anstey.
In order to maintain our high levels of customer service and to be as flexible as possible for your needs the collection area days are subject to change (without notice).
"Brilliant, professional service, Very Happy!"
Rebecca Jordan from Barley
"Very Efficient Service, Reliable, Reasonable rates,"
Mr & Mrs Gordon, Melbourn
"Always reliable with high standard of ironing returned."
Petra Alexander, Royston
"I'm so happy when the ironing fairy has been. I've got my weekends back again. "
Kathryn Jackson, Royston
Thanks for an extremely helpful service.
Sara Lang, Heydon
Love your service, what a difference it has made to my life
Jill Clay, Melbourn
Excellent, efficient service, with high standard of ironing.
Charlotte Ramsden, Fowlmere.
We are happy with your collection and laundry service and ease of telephone contact.
Peter Knight, Therfield.
I have been impressed with your prompt and reliable service.
Sue Miller, Heydon.
We found out about Wash Me Iron me through our local village shop and have used the service for over a year now. The reason I began using the service was that it had been very hard to find help of a good, reliable, and practical kind at a reasonable cost...being in the latter stages of my second pregnancy I had all but given up hope of finding a workable solution and lo !!! As if by magic we saw the advertisement and it has absolutely transformed my life!!! I use the service once a week for all our ironing and dry cleaning and it is a joy to have the same items returned pristine, ready for use, and delivered to our door !!
The business proprietor Michelle and her husband Robert are a delightful hard-working couple who it is fantastic to see are seeing major growth of the business thanks to their brilliant customer service and attention to detail... no missing button goes unnoticed and repairs appear done as if by fairies!!!
We have been delighted with their help and have recommended them to several people who have been equally happy.
Michelle has a down-to-earth approach and warm manner that endears her to all and this makes Michelle, Robert, and Wash Me Iron Me indispensable
Rebecca Fordham, Barley.
I have been using Wash Me Iron Me every 2 weeks for over two years now after their replying to an advertisement I placed in my local post office for help. Being full-time working professionals with 2 small children, Wash Me Iron Me has provided my husband and I with a vital ironing service, as not only do we hate ironing, but have a plethora of work shirts and blouses which we need to be ironed to a high standard. Wash Me Iron Me has consistently supplied a high quality, reliable, and friendly service which is very affordable and has never let us down. In times of urgency Michelle has turned our clothes around rapidly and on occasion has helped us out with some interesting repairs and washing requests. We thoroughly recommend Wash Me Iron Me's value for money services.
Dr Katie Hodges, Melbourn
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