Metro Rod

Metro Rod – Cambridge

Offers in the region of £250,000

Sector – Plumbing and Drainage
Style – Management
Number of franchises – 51

Business Information

Franchise Resales are pleased to be able to offer for sale this Metro Rod in Cambridge. Purchased by the current owner in 1995, this established and highly successful business has gone from strength to strength. The current owner has developed an exceptional reputation within the territory and the business has achieved an impressive turnover of circa £750,000 each year.

This business generates a regular income and has a number of commercial contracts in place across multiple sectors. As a result of the reliable and dedicated team, this Metro Rod business boasts an excellent reputation for delivering a dependable service - assisting customers both commercial and domestic with their drainage and pump problems.

This business is well-equipped and will be sold with a range of assets, allowing a new owner to continue to run the business smoothly following the sale. The demand for Metro Rod's service is high and the drainage industry is thriving. This business offers you the opportunity to join this lucrative industry with the backing of a highly experienced franchisor, not to mention the incredibly well-known brand that is Metro Rod.

This franchise opportunity is ideal for committed individuals who have management or small business operation experience; you don’t need to be a drainage expert, as Head Office provides you with all the training you need to run a successful drainage and pump maintenance business.

Talk to our team today to find out more.

Franchisor Overview

Founded in 1983, Metro Rod is a leading provider of drain maintenance and pump services to the commercial market. The services are provided on a 24/7/365 basis by over 45 franchisees with geographical coverage across the entire UK.

Metro Rod was acquired by Franchise Brands PLC in March 2017, a group of 400 franchisees across five brands in B2B and B2C markets. They bring a wealth of experience and knowledge so that franchisees can benefit from their shared support services, management experience and group resources.

Metro Rod’s specialist drain maintenance and pump services include drain repair and unblocking, pump maintenance, high-pressure water jetting, CCTV drain surveys, septic tank emptying, pipelining, robotic cutting and asset mapping.

Metro Rod serves national commercial businesses across multiple sectors including facilities management, retail, water utilities, social housing, hospitality, healthcare, warehousing and manufacturing. We also provide services to local businesses and other customers in the private and public sectors. Metro Rod’s 450-plus engineers complete over 150,000 jobs per year.

Their high standards of customers service have enabled them to establish relationships with a range of businesses from large blue-chip organisations to retail and catering businesses with multiple units across the country.

Advice from us

This prospectus of sale has been prepared by Franchise Resales to assist in the process of selling this business. The information and details contained herein have been supplied by, and verified as correct at the time of writing, by the seller. Franchise Resales Limited is unable to confirm or warrant the accuracy of this information. Prospective purchasers should ensure that all details have been verified before proceeding. The purchaser is advised to take independent legal, financial and taxation advice in relation to any decision to purchase this or any other business, and thereby becoming a franchisee. Experience has shown us that legal processes can be protracted, and that delays caused by solicitors who don’t understand the franchise resale process are frustrating and expensive, for both parties. Therefore, we recommend that you use solicitors who are familiar with franchising.

Interested in this franchise?

What happens after you enquire?

Once you have applied for a business through our Franchise Resales website, you will be diverted to the new FR24/7 buyers’ portal. Please do not contact the franchisee directly about the sale of this business as the staff may not be aware that the business is for sale. In the portal you will be asked to sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA), we cannot supply any confidential information for any of our businesses until an NDA has been signed and approved by our team.

Approval will take up to 2 working days and will require a conversation with one of our team members. Once approved, you will be granted access to view your chosen business sectors. Here you will see the prospectus of sale for the business(s) you are interested in along with others in your chosen sectors.

Do you require funding to enable you to purchase your new business?

Franchise Resales has a fantastic relationship with all the major UK banks that have franchising departments. In the Portal you will have access to the main contacts and other funding providers that we deal with.

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