Franchise Brands plc

Franchise Brands plc is a group of international multi-brand franchisors with a combined network of over 450 franchisees in 12 countries, but predominantly in the UK.  Our current principal brands are ChipsAway, Ovenclean, Barking Mad and Metro Rod, all of which deliver services through the Group’s franchisees.

Franchise Brands was founded in September 2008 by Stephen Hemsley (Executive Chairman) and Nigel Wray (Non-Executive Director), the Group’s principal shareholders, who have substantial experience in franchising.

A key strength of Franchise Brands plc is our highly developed range of central support services, notably in the areas of marketing, franchise recruitment and franchise support. Our franchisees benefit from proven national marketing and comprehensive initial training and on-going support and development in order to help them grow their businesses.

The Group’s strategy is to increase it’s portfolio of franchise brands that provide primarily services to individuals and businesses through acquisition, as well as to grow our existing businesses.

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. 

Metro Rod celebrates at inaugural Conference and Awards ceremony 2017

21st November 2017

Franchisees, employees and suppliers from across the country all congregated last weekend at 5* resort – The Celtic Manor, for the much-anticipated Metro Rod conference and awards ceremony, sponsored by iTouch. This was the first of its kind under the ownership of Franchise Brands plc, and one which many have commented will ‘go down in history as the best ever’! Peter Molloy, Metro Rod Managing Director, kicked off the presentations – unveiling some exciting new plans for the futuRead more