Johnston Sweepers

Generations of engineering innovation

Founded in 1904, Johnston Sweepers is a world leading manufacturer of outdoor surface cleansing equipment. With the Head Office in Dorking, Surrey and over 200 distributors worldwide, Johnston Sweepers is a major global business which as a result gives us stability and access to major financial backing. Johnston’s global reach provides us with unique insight and knowledge, experience gained in a range of international environments that we can use to provide even better sweeping solutions for our customers.

Our production site in Dorking manufactures a wide range of municipal and contractor cleansing vehicles from the 4 tonnes GVM Compact series to chassis mounted units in excess of 18 tonnes GVM. State-of-the-art engineering design facilities and manufacturing techniques ensure that our product range continues to be an industry quality leader.

Johnston Sweepers is also the first manufacturer in the industry to achieve ISO 9001 reinforcing our commitment to ongoing excellence in quality and performance. In 2008 Johnston Sweepers increased our commitment to the environment by achieving ISO 14001 the international standard for Environmental Management Systems (EMS), again the first company in the industry to do so and in 2009 achieved BS OHSAS 18001 for Occupational Health & Safety completing the suite of standards.

From New York and London to Paris, Sydney and Moscow, thousands of Johnston machines are hard at work the world over – underlining our position as the one-stop choice for those who appreciate outstanding performance, reliability and value.


Our Manufacturing Process


See behind the scenes at some of our state-of-the-art engineering and design facilities as well as some of the manufacturing techniques that go in to producing our municipal and contractor cleansing vehicle ranges.