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Metro Plumb - Plumbing Franchise
Metro Plumb - Plumbing Franchise
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. As the business grows it becomes a management franchise in which you as the owner will be managing a wider team of plumbers.
Metro Plumb - Plumbing Franchise
Franchise Information
  • BFA Membership StatusFull
  • UK Years Established40 years
  • Current UK Coverage60%
  • Franchisee Support Staff120
  • Personal Investment Req.£10,000
  • Total Startup Cost£17,000 approx
  • Territory-based business locationYes
  • Business to business servicesYes
  • Business to consumer servicesYes
  • Franchisee employs staffYes
  • Franchisee operates individuallyYes
  • Full/part-time working hoursYes
Next Steps

Plumbing Franchise 

With ever increasing demand, Metro Plumb provides the opportunity for you to run your own plumbing business. 

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.

Metro Plum Franchise | Plumbing Business

The Metro Plumb Opportunity:

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.

Metro Plum Franchise | Plumbing Franchise

Why invest in a Plumbing Business? 

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.

As a Metro Plumb Franchise you will also benefit from: 

  • Commercial Customer accounts in place
  • 24 Hour Call Centre
  • Designated and Exclusive Territory
  • Recognisable Brand
  • Uniform
  • Website and Social Media pages provided
  • Sales team selling on your behalf to win more work
  • Customer payments collected for you
  • Network of Likeminded colleagues
  • Finance Support

Metro Plumb Franchise | Plumbing Business For Sale

Could you run your own Metro Plumb Business?

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.

The Investment: 

Metro Plumb start-up territories can be purchased for approx. £17,000. The other cost you will need to consider is the purchase or financing of a van.
Metro Plumb have several initiatives to help you purchase both, with payment plans and finance options. 

Find out more about starting your own Plumbing Franchise Business with Metro Plumb.
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