Drain Doctor franchise

Min investment
30,000 +VAT


Drain Doctor franchise

A Neighbourly Franchise

Adopt a Secure, Recession Resistant Franchise Model with £1.5million + Turnover Potential Plumbing & Drainage isnt the most appealing prospect to aspiring business owners, but when you see the security of our brand and tremendous earning potential, youll want to learn more!

Minimum investment
30,000 +VAT

Funding support

Total investment
70,000 +VAT

Franchise fees
35,000 +VAT

Business type

Expected revenue after 2 years

Minimum investment
30,000 +VAT

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About Drain Doctor

Established in 1993, Drain Doctor is now one of the best-known names in the UK plumbing and drainage industry. It provides a secure management franchise opportunity in which you will lead your team of professional employees to success.

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Why choose Drain Doctor?

Our current top performing franchise owners have built businesses that turnover £2,000,000+ all without previous plumbing and drainage experience. Your role within the business will be to motivate staff and make key business decisions alongside your dedicated franchise consultant to ensure consistent growth.

What do I get?

We work to make your launch as quick and efficient as possible. As an established UK brand, we hold a number of major corporate accounts that provide you with additional work free of charge. In addition to this, our in-house marketing team (including local marketing specialist) work to create national and local campaigns that boost the exposure of your Drain Doctor franchise.


Training and support provided

How do I get started?

Upon joining Drain Doctor, you will be inducted onto our 1-week business coaching course at Head Office. Here you will learn the ins and outs of the Drain Doctor business systems, sales processes and marketing techniques from our team of experts.

From here, you can be safe in the knowledge that youll be benefitting from world-class franchise support through your franchise consultant, in-house marketing team, national accounts team and tendering team. If that wasnt enough, we hold regular development sessions for our franchise owners including regional meetings and our annual European conference.

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The ideal Drain Doctor franchisee

Do I need experience?

Drain Doctor Plumbing Franchise Block Drain interventionThe ideal Drain Doctor candidate has experience in managing people to achieve a desired goal. They will be driven to build an established business within their area and provide excellent customer service.

With limited areas available, we are looking for new franchise owners with the motivation to create and develop their business beyond even their own expectation.

Drain Doctor's history

Drain Doctor is an esteemed member of the Neighbourly group, a worldwide franchise organisation that supports over 3,700 franchisees. Serving 9 million customers worldwide, Neighbourly has the ambition and backing to become the go to brand for all of your home service needs.

Case studies

Drain Doctor franchisee of the year 2019

Carl Butterfield - Gloucester

About the Business
Year business started: 2018
Did you buy a new territory or a franchise resale? Resale
Current Turnover: £500,000
Members of Staff: 10

Your Background:

My Previous business experience has been the managing of multiple public houses, restaurants and hotels. I have also had retail experience. I did not previously have experience in plumbing and drainage.

Why did you want to start your own business?

I have always worked for myself from the age of 20, i have had several businesses over the years.

Why Drain Doctor?

I liked the stability of the brand and have confidence in the industry.

What do you enjoy most about owning a Drain Doctor business? The team that i work with.

What advice would you have for those looking into starting a franchise? Do your homework very wisely and pick a long-term growth industry.

What have you learnt about yourself during your time as a franchisee? That my decision to purchase the business was the right decision.

What do you like to do in your spare time? Spend time with my family and travel

What are your personal goals for the next 5 years? To build the turnover of the business to 2 million pounds.

How did you reward yourself when you hit your first business goal? I bought a new Range Rover.

Plans for the business over the next 5 years: New Premises, More staff, New Territory.

How beneficial is the ongoing training? Regional meetings have been useful

What are the advantages of being part of a franchise organisation? Joint knowledge and the backing of the brand

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