euro 2020 clean up

Capital clean up for the EURO 2020 final

Veolia - the UK’s leading resource management company and the environmental partner of Westminster City Council and Brent Council - carried out large-scale clean-up operations in both boroughs during and after the EURO 2020 final game. 


The Veolia teams in Westminster and Brent showcased outstanding work, commitment, and community spirit, as they worked tirelessly to clean up the streets and ensure London was looking at its best this morning and continued to run safely and sustainably.

street cleaning
Westminster cleaning
  • Staff: 215 operatives 

  • Vehicles: 20 vehicles used for collecting waste, as well as for street cleansing activities like sweeping and flushing

  • Time: 19 hours

  • Amount of waste collected in the Leicester Square and Soho areas: 20 tonnes

waste cleaning
  • Staff: 16 operatives

  • Vehicles: 5 vehicles carrying out waste collection, street sweeping, and other cleansing activities

  • Time: 19.5 hours

  • Amount of waste collected in the area around Wembley Stadium: 9 tonnes

Pascal Hauret
A massive thank you to the Veolia teams in Westminster and Brent, who continue to amaze us with their unwavering hard work and team efforts, no matter the situation. We have been working flat out throughout Euro 2020 to show London’s best face to visiting fans and it gives us great pride that we played our vital role in this, by keeping the streets clean and safe for all.
Pascal Hauret
Managing Director - Municipal, Veolia UK