Metro Plumb is a national plumbing franchise business with more than 40 franchises across the country. They are always looking for new franchisees to join them. So if you have the plumbing skills and like the idea of being your own boss, Metro Plumb is an ideal way to grow your business.
Metro Plumb is a wholly owned division of Metro Rod, the commercial drainage specialists, which was founded in 1983 and acquired by the Franchise Brands plc Group in 2017.
Franchise Brands has extensive expertise in the management and operation of franchise businesses, with a combined network of over 450 franchisees across five franchise brands.
As a Metro Plumb Franchisee, you will be or arranging for a team of professional plumbers to deal with emergencies, carrying out repairs and installing bathrooms and appliances.
Metro Plumb's primary target market is domestic customers. However, many franchisees also provide services for many residential property owners, landlords and insurance companies.
Franchisees are also provided with access to large, well-known brands through Metro Plumb's National Account customers. Brought on by their Support Centre’s sales team.
This provides a good range of opportunities across many sectors, making Metro Plumb a robust business investment for the long-term future.
Running a business on your own is tough, being part of a franchise means you are your own boss but you are never on your own. You can access support from over 30 franchisees across the network as well as advice and guidance on all business operations such as HR, accounts, sales, marketing and IT, from the centralised support team.
You will either need a minimum NVQ Level 2 or proven experience or to partner with a trained plumber to run a Metro Plumb Franchise.
To grow the business in the early years an understanding of plumbing is required to be able to manage jobs and so that you can advise and quote for customers.
As the business grows it becomes a management franchise in which you as the owner will be managing a wider team of plumbers.
Meto Plum support you every step of the way, each department, whether it’s the call handler in the 24/7 call centre, the marketing team developing the next social media campaign, IT improving how you receive and log your jobs or their technical team supporting you with rates to charge. You have a large team of dedicated individuals all busy behind the scenes supporting you.
Commercial Customer accounts in place
Sales team selling on your behalf to win more work