St Jude’s is still operating

If you need laundry services please contact Sarah Homewood on 07921 976 532

The Value of Clean

Our customers have high expectations and St Jude’s Laundry delivers an unrivalled service, ensuring we uphold your reputation.


We understand that working in hospitality, your days can be hectic. You’ll continually juggle your time between delivering a memorable experience to your guests whilst keeping track of all the behind the scenes activity. Having peace of mind about less glamourous but wholly essential details like laundry can help take the stress out of your day.

St Jude’s Laundry provides services to Palaces, Hotels, Hostels, Guest Houses, B&Bs, Caravan Parks, Holiday Lets and Private Jets.
At St Jude’s Laundry, we can offer you the range of services and products you need to keep your linen cupboard stocked. Find out more by selecting any of the following…

Bed Linen Collection

70/30 cotton rich.
130 thread count.

80/20 cotton rich.
200 thread count with 1cm stripe.

80/20 percale.
200 thread count.

100% cotton.
300 thread count with 5mm stripe.

100% cotton.
400 thread count.

All of our ranges are available in single, double, king and superking sizes. For any other sizes please just ask and we will do our best to accommodate your request.

Towel Collection

100% cotton. 450g.

100% cotton. 500g.

100% cotton. 550g.

100% cotton. 600g.:

100% cotton. 500g in 10 colour options.

Bath towel, 100% cotton. 420g.

Waffle weave, Terry Towelling or Velour.

Restaurant & Catering

Our table linen hire service offers a range of beautiful tablecloths and napkins. Our hand finished service will ensure superb results time after time. Our range of crisp, white table linen ensures your guests the perfect setting to dine in.

St Jude’s laundry provides services to restaurants, café’s, bars, catering and events companies. You can choose from our hire service or we can launder your existing linen stock. Coloured table linen available on request.

Restaurant & Kitchen Range

100% polyester
Polyester for durability and stain resistance.

100% cotton
Pure cotton for classical elegance

Kitchen Range
Waiter servers / Kitchen cloths / Oven cloths / Glass cloths / Aprons / Chef wear

Health Care

St Jude’s Laundry fully understands that laundry for the medical sector needs special attention. That’s why we can ensure full thermal or chemical disinfection by washing linens and garments in accordance with the guidelines set out in HSG(95)18.

We understand that you may have your own in-house laundry. St Jude’s Laundry are here for you as either your main provider or as a back up in the event that you have equipment failure or a particularly busy period due to unforeseen circumstances such as a virus outbreak.

St Jude’s Laundry provides services to hospitals and clinics, care and nursing homes, vets, dentists and children’s nurseries. We are proud to supply laundry services to Edinburgh’s largest private hospital.


Bed linen /Towels/Scrubs/Patient Gowns - hire or hospital owned items.

Care / Nursing Homes Info

Bed linen/Towels – hire or care home owned items.


Whether you are a school or university, St Jude’s Laundry understand you’ll be working to a hectic timetable. We are happy to adapt our services to suit your particular needs – removing any distractions, to help create the best environment for your students learning.


Blazers, Shirts ,Kilts, Trousers, Ties, Sportswear, Towels, Bedlinen, Curtains


Bed linen/Towels – hire for student accommodation summer lets. University owned items e.g. Lab coats


Any sporting activity needs the sole focus to be on winning. Clear your mind and let us tackle washing your sports kit. We can collect kit from your club, home or office, then wash, dry and fold it making sure it is fresh, clean and ready for action. Football, rugby, netball, lacrosse, hockey or whatever you play, St Jude’s Laundry will have your entire team looking like winners. Please just call us to discuss your requirements.
If you run a spa, beauty salon or hair salon, your business is focussed on making your clients look and feel better. Our towelling service will help you achieve this and we would be delighted to assist.  Our delivery and collection service allows you to concentrate on your customers.
In addition to the above St Jude’s laundry provide services to exclusive golf clubs, international rugby stadiums, bikram yoga studios, horse riding stables and gyms.
Sports clubs & Gyms

Hire and laundry of bed linen/towels/table linen. Laundry of company owned items e.g.

  • towels
  • horse blankets
  • sports kit.
Spas, Hair and beauty info

Hire and laundry of spa towels and bathrobes or we can launder your company’s own items.

About Us

History and Present

St Jude's Laundry was founded by Capability Scotland in 1963 and is now part of Forth Sector.

St Jude’s offer a bespoke, hand finished commercial laundry service, providing excellent attention to detail.

We operate from a purpose built state-of-the-art laundry at Duddingston and are the only industrial laundry in Edinburgh, located only 15 minutes from the City centre. 

Our laundry equipment is energy efficient and has reduced the use of water and detergents whilst maintaining the highest standards of cleaning and laundry efficiency. We also use biodegradable detergents. With careful planning of delivery routes we ensure that our vehicles are as fuel efficient as possible. We also recycle all of our cardboard, food and plastic waste.

St Jude’s Laundry have held a Royal Warrant for over 25 years as launderer to Her Majesty the Queen, which means that your items will be laundered in the same way as those from the Royal household. Whether you are a 5-star hotel, Michelin starred restaurant or a youth hostel, we will work to your timeline, whatever you require and whenever you need it.  We would be delighted to discuss with you a service that’s tailored to you.

Our laundry is staffed by individuals with mental health, physical or learning disabilities.  By using our services you will be supporting local people with disabilities whilst aiding your company in achieving Corporate Social Responsibility compliance.

Everyone at St Jude’s Laundry adds to our forward momentum, creating a vibrant and professional working environment. The bench mark is excellence and our team is full of lives improved by simply being given an opportunity to shine.  If you are a St Jude's Laundry customer you will not only be getting a first-rate service, you will also be helping local people find meaningful employment. 


Why Use Us?

  • Quality hand finished service
  • We can launder your own linen or provide dedicated hire stock as part of your contract
  • Tailored delivery and collections to accommodate your peak trading periods
  • Scheduled collection and delivery service or on demand courier service available
  • Dedicated to providing an excellent customer experience with your designated contact
  • Royal Warrant holder for over 25 years
  • Achieve your Corporate and Social Responsibility Goals by utilising the services of our supported workforce
  • Significantly more cost and time effective than using your own on site laundry
  • 24 hour express turnaround service is available for an additional charge

Don't Take Our Word For It,
Heres What Our Customers Have To Say About Us...


Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

“For over three years we have used St Jude’s Laundry service for cleaning our Lab Coats. A very reliable, high quality service. Their pricing is competitive and I would recommend them to anyone.”

Ruth Hollands, Laboratory Manager, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.

Spire Healthcare

“Hello Sarah
Just a few words to let you Know how impressed we are with the service that we have received from St Judes over the last few months. We love the way that from first phone call to completion you are with us every step to ensure that we have everything we need to keep our Hospital running smoothly, it’s the personal touch that is much appreciated.
Kindest Regards (and keep up the good work) ”.
Allyson Hopkins @ Shawfair Park Hospital


“Hostelling Scotland Edinburgh Central has had a working relationship with St Judes for 5 years. They always deliver on what they promise, are a professional business, providing us with quality linen and look forward to having a continued working relationship with them in the future”.
Janet Gagen General Manager, SYHA

Queens Guest House

“St. Jude's Laundry has stood by our ideals for many years. The quality in the service provided has been part of our high standards for many years”.
Shabaz Rafique, Proprietor, Queens Guest House

Vittoria Group

“We at The Vittoria Group have recently changed our linen and uniform laundry to St Judes and can honestly say the service that we have received since day 1 has been exceptional. For us it was important to be part of a company that gives back to the community and with St Judes being a charity and employing local people with disabilities it was an easy decision for us to make. From day one of discussions I would say we have been a partnership, one that we are very proud to be part of. We are at the very start of our journey with St Judes, I cannot wait to see where it will take us.”.
Marjory Gollam, Vittoria Group

Edinburgh City Council

“Laundry is never top of your priorities until things go wrong. With St. Jude’s as our silent partner, their high level of quality and service means things rarely if ever go wrong. Everything an more you want from a laundry company”.
Kerry Elgey, Edinburgh City Council

Royal Yacht Britannia

“We have only recently started working with St Jude’s Laundry. From the initial meeting with the Business Development Manager, Sarah and Managing Director, Iain it has been a real pleasure working with this establishment. Its rest assuring that St Jude’s Laundry’s management duo and the operational team understand our high expectations as our guests only expect and accept the best of the best. So far, absolutely nothing has been an issue with this establishment, from numerous test washes on various swatches to sharing advice and expertise to delivering well cared items for the comfort of our guests. Myself, Fingal and The Royal Yacht Britannia would highly recommend this establishment to anyone who is looking for a trustworthy, reliable, professional, exceptional quality of service. We are all looking forward to a long working partnership”.
Mari-Nel Scorer

Other St Jude's Laundry customers include:

Additional Services


St Jude’s Laundry can also provide a laundry stewarding service. We will take responsibility for receiving laundry, sorting and stocking linen cupboards, ensuring stock levels are maintained and return used linen to be laundered

Linen Purchase

We receive preferential rates from our suppliers and can place linen orders on your behalf

Embroidery Services

We work with a variety of partners and are happy to discuss your embroidery requirements.

Dry Cleaning

If you require dry cleaning, that’s no problem either, just ask about our competitively priced service


We also launder work wear items such as overalls, boiler suits, high visibility vests and lab coats and also all types of ceremonial regalia


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