Metro Rod

£125,000 Minimum Investment

Franchise Description :

Metro Rod Drainage Services Franchise

Finance:Yes, through a third party
Part Time:No
Contact Name:Tracey Cockerton

United Kingdom


Metro Rod Logo

Metro Rod are one of the UK’s leading drain care and maintenance specialists with more than 30 years’ experience and over 40 franchised territories.

Metro Rod

Who are Metro Rod?

Metro Rod are proud to be the expert in commercial drainage solutions, providing customers with a safe, honest, reliable and professional service, day and night. Our specialist drain clearance and maintenance services include high pressure water jetting, CCTV surveys, drain or sewer lining, excavation, electro mechanical cleaning and fat and grease management, while our tanker fleet offers flood relief support, sewage jetting and de-silting.

Founded in 1983, Metro Rod was acquired by the Franchise Brands plc Group in 2017, joining a portfolio which also includes ChipsAway, Ovenclean and Barking Mad. We operate nationwide via a network of 40+ franchises and are looking for others to join us.

Metro Plumb

What is the opportunity for me?

As a Metro Rod Franchisee, you will manage a team of highly skilled engineers who are trained to provide a range of high-quality services. The focus is on building customer relationships, managing people and providing the very best in customer service.

Metro Plumb

Who are we looking for?

The Metro Rod success story is all about real people achieving real results. Our 40+ Metro Rod professional family members are all driven individuals or partnerships, with a passion for providing a first-class service.If you have strong business acumen, good people skills, initial investment funds* and the ambition to own a highly successful, local franchise business, we think you’ll fit in perfectly!

Previous careers involving leadership, business development, project management, commercial selling or civil engineering all have very relevant transferable skills but we can provide industry-leading training in all aspects of running a commercial drainage company.

Previous careers involving leadership, business development, project management, commercial selling or civil engineering all have very relevant transferable skills but we can provide industry-leading training in all aspects of running a commercial drainage company.

How much does a Metro Rod Franchise Cost?

Due to our success, we currently only have a strictly limited number of new Metro Rod territories available, with a minimum investment of £125,000 necessary. However, we also have established franchise resales available, which are priced individually.

Do you offer a man in van franchise opportunity?

Metro Plumb

Metro Plumb is a national plumbing company with more than thirty regional plumbing service centres across the country, providing a friendly and professional service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Our Metro Plumb franchises require a lower minimum investment, starting from £25,000.

Are any skills required?

Metro Pumb applicants are required to possess an NVQ Level 2 in plumbing, or practical experience that we can evaluate with our training team, along with the drive and enthusiasm to grow a local business. Capitalising on a massive gap in the market, which became apparent through our work with national clients, we are experiencing huge demand for our additional plumbing service.

If you are interested in a Metro Rod or Metro Plumb franchise opportunity, please get in touch today.

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