Franchise Brands

Franchise Brands plc

Franchise Brands plc is an international multi-brand franchisor with a combined network of over 450 franchisees in 12 countries across four brands.

Franchise Brands’ vision is to create a group of market-leading franchise businesses that benefit from sharing the same support services. This model allows the management of our individual brands to focus on expanding their networks, and supporting their franchisees to grow their businesses. We believe this can really make a difference.

Currently the Group has four principal franchise brands; Metro Rod, ChipsAway, Ovenclean and Barking Mad. On 7 August 2019, Franchise Brands acquired Willow Pumps to complement and expand Metro Rod’s drainage and plumbing businesses.

Each of our brands are leaders in their respective markets and each brand has a long trading history. The combined trading history of all the Group’s brands is over 125 years.

Franchise Brands plc is listed on the Alternative Investment Market (“AIM”) of the London Stock Exchange. The Company’s shares trade under the ticker code FRAN.L. For further information please click here. 

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"Metro Rod has undergone a step change" says Franchise Brands plc boss Hemsley
Good growth at Metro Rod was behind the healthy rise in first-half profits as franchisees at the B2B business have embraced the new Vision 2023 strategy. Nearly 40% of franchisees are seeing sales growth of more than 20%.
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"Metro Rod has undergone a step change" says Franchise Brands plc boss Hemsley
Good growth at Metro Rod was behind the healthy rise in first-half profits as franchisees at the B2B business have embraced the new Vision 2023 strategy. Nearly 40% of franchisees are seeing sales growth of more than 20%.