"Stop stressing and let us do the pressing"

Rest assured that your clothes will be ironed to the highest of standards using our quality equipment. We will ensure your pleats are in the right places and your shirts are crease-free, we treat every load according to each customers individual requirements.  As a professional company we are fully insured and operate from a smoke free environment. We are conveniently located just off the A41 on St James Avenue Upton. We truly take the heat out of ironing by taking this tedious task off your hands.


Full Steam Ahead is dedicated to providing a high quality service. For customers living close to ourselves in the (Upton, Hoole, Newton and Vicars Cross areas) you can benefit from our free collection and delivery service for no additional cost (this is available direct to your home or workplace) Collections and deliveries outside of these area's are charged at an additional £2 (each way) If you prefer your items can also be dropped off and collected directly at our premises.


Prices for our services 

One full bag (Standard bin bag) £20 (More than 25 items is classed as large and is charged at £25) Half bag (Standard bin bag) £10, the only additional charge is for shirts which are ironed at a cost £1.50 each (for this price they will also be starched). Our services are here to suit your needs, we have slots available on a weekly basis / or once every two weeks or even for just a one-off! Your choice!

All in One Service (Wash, Dry & Iron)

How does it work?

Simply give us a call to check our availability? Once you've booked an ironing slot with us we will collect your laundry and drop it off with Mongram. Once your items are washed and dried we will collect your laundry from them, attend to the items that need ironing and deliver it direct to your home free of charge.

In order to qualify for our free collection and drop off service, we require your ironing order to be £15.00 or over, orders under this amount will be subject to an additional £5.00 charge for delivery and collection (this service is only available to customers in the Chester/Backford/Stanney Oaks and Great Sutton area.
As we're both two separate companies we will need to receive payment separately please.
Please don't hesitate to contact either one of us if you have any questions? Our number is at the bottom of the page.
Mongram Laundry Services can be contacted on 01244 380216


Our environmental contribution 

As a responsible company we take our contribution at reducing our carbon footprint seriously. We ask that all our regular customers return garment bags and hangers please. Additionally where possible we also operate a paperless billing system and email any receipts or invoices directly to our customers.


We are pleased to confirm that all our staff have been fully vaccinated and have also received their Covid boosters.
Our customers safety and peace of mind is paramount to us and that's why we continue to follow the government's guidelines and the latest safety advice. 
However if preferable or advisable to the individual customer we are still more than happy to still wear face covering and use hand sanitizers during any interaction, just let us know in advance and we will be happy to assist.


Our Equipment 

Here at full steam ahead we take customer satisfaction very seriously. That's why we have a range of top quality equipment so that we can achieve the best possible finsh for your items. We have everything from a professional commercial steam iron with a vacuum heated ironing board to a high quality press and a professional rotary iron. Your clothing and bedding is treated like our own.

Commercial Services

In partnership with the team at the Mongram Laundrette we are also able to offer commercial services to local boutique style hotels and the holiday rental market. This service covers the laundering and pressing of bedding and the laundering and folding of towels. Please contact us for any further information and to discuss your requirements.

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Opening Hours

Come Visit

Mon - Fri: 8am - 6pm
Sat: 8am - 6pm
Sun: Closed


Customer reviews 

At Full Steam Ahead we always love to receive feedback from our customers. Take a look below at what they have to say.


Joanne is a LIFESAVER. She gives me back hours of my life back every week for a great price. Reliable/Friendly and excellent service. Don't hesitate, call Joanne NOW.


I would definitely recommend! I hate ironing so well worth the reasonable in my opinion.


An extremely friendly and also professional and efficient service ran by Joanne. The clothes were returned quickly and perfectly ironed in protective plastic. I would highly recommend Joanne to anyone, she should have started this service years ago!👌