The Group at a Glance
The Group currently has a combined network of over 425 franchisees across five principal brands in the UK.
Franchise Brands is organised into a B2B division comprised of Metro Rod, Metro Plumb and Willow Pumps, and a B2C division that incorporates ChipsAway, Ovenclean and Barking Mad. This divisional organisation is designed to provide a greater focus and structure to support the strategic development of our B2B and B2C brands.
Metro Rod: commercial drainage expert providing one-stop solutions nationally via 50 B2B depots run by 42 franchisees.
Metro Plumb: specialist plumbing services with 36 franchise territories.
Kemac: also provides specialist plumbing services to several water utilities.
Management Service Fee of 15-22.5%.
Leading pump design, installation and servicing business, acquired in 2019.
Facilitating development of pump-related work Metro Rod.
Also manages two Metro Rod corporate franchises.
Provide services to retail customers of a similar cohort.
Total of 393 franchisees most of are "one man, one van" operations.
Typically recruits between 60-80 franchisees per year.
Predominantly fixed monthly fees.