Drain Doctor Plumbing

Are you an ambitious plumber looking to launch or grow your own business, or an entrepreneur looking for a service based management franchise? Drain Doctor, with a reputation for excellence, could be what you are looking for.

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From a Franchise Business You Want: 

A successful brand, an established network, profitability, growth, 1st class support, high standards

Drain Doctor delivers All this and more!

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Drain Doctor, franchising for the past 20 years, has a reputation for delivering excellence to UK customers. We are now looking for ambitious business owners to join our network where FULL training and support is offered!

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Drain Doctor is one of the best-known names in the UK drainage and plumbing market, with a reputation for excellence - allowing to own a business that capitalises on that brand power to deliver substantial profits.

As a Drain Doctor business owner providing an essential 24/7/365 service, you will manage your team of technicians to deliver exceptional service to domestic and commercial customers. With top performers generating well over £1m turnover. Are you ambitious and determined with commercial acumen and the desire to grow a substantial business?

A business model PROVEN to deliver, established in the UK for over 20+ years and supported by The Dwyer Group, a global multi franchise service focused organisation

You'll receive comprehensive training, ongoing support, bespoke technology and marketing expertise, all driving your business growth. Our systems maximise productivity and efficiency, and you also benefit from the experience of other like-minded business owners in the Drain Doctor network. This ensures constant innovation, helping to strengthen your business.

Our in-house national accounts team

Thanks to our scale we also hold a number of major corporate accounts, jobs from which are passed from our in-house National Accounts Team to your exclusive trading area - at no cost.

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As a values-driven brand, we're proud to make four promises to our franchisees:

Drain Doctor Franchise Marketing Marketing Support

From AdWords to social media we use a variety of digital marketing initiatives and guarantee a regular flow of customer leads

Drain Doctor Franchise System Streamlined Systems

Technology refinement over 30years ensures you spendmore time growing your business and less time on the paperwork

Financial Control

Our support includes business planning, financial training and coaching, alongside a suite of tools that put you firmly in control of your money

Achieve Ambitions

Whether you're looking for a great family income or building an asset for early retirement, your business works around your goals.

Drain Doctor Investment Information

We have a number of new territories available, alongside established businesses within our franchise network that are available for resale.

A new Drain Doctor franchise territory requires an average total investment of approximately £70,000 + VAT. This includes: the franchise fee and working capital to see you through to your break even point.

We have strong relationships with lenders who will finance up to 70% of your investment, subject to status - means you may only need £33,000 + VAT in liquid capital to get started.

Resale prices vary depending on size and business performance.

Start your business with the reassurance, guidance and support of the team from The Dwyer Group, a global multi-billion-pound group of service brands. We know how to make your business successful and profitable - we've been helping franchisees change their lives for over 30 years.

The culture of our franchise is to Live RICH:


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With a background of military discipline and self-control, former soldier Shaun Bartlett is now applying his skillset to launch his first new franchise business venture, a Drain Doctor Plumbing franchise, covering the Cardiff and its surrounding area franchise territory.   Prior to the acquisition of his new plumbing and drainage franchise, Shaun wanted a new challenge and business opportunity in a totally new environment to both the army and blue chip organisations, where he previous...

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In recognition of its commitment to help military veterans transition into the workplace, Drain Doctor Plumbing based in the Anglia franchise territory has signed the Armed Forces Covenant to pledge that armed forces personnel, veterans, reservists and their families will be treated fairly by the business.  Drain Doctor Plumbing within the Anglia franchise territory is only the third plumbing company in the country to have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and the signing acknowledge...

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Dwyer Franchising, LLC (“Dwyer Group”), one of the world’s largest parent companies of home service brands, has announced that it is changing its corporate name to Neighborly, effective immediately. The decision follows the rapid success of the consumer-facing Neighborly platform developed a little more than a year ago to unite all of its service franchise brands under one umbrella. The new trade name supports the community of home service experts’ approach for providing an easier way for peop...

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Dwyer Group, one of the world’s largest parent companies of home service brands, has expanded its Drain Doctor franchise locations to 53, with two new franchise owners coming on board – Carl Butterfield and Steve and Myles Lawless. Carl Butterfield took over the management of Drain Doctor within the Gloucestershire franchise territory in June and continues to work with Ruth Ryder, office manager, who has been keeping the franchise business running effectively for the past year following the pas...

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North East based franchisees for Drain Doctor and Bright & Beautiful contributed their drainage and housekeeping services to a newly adapted home in North Shields for a family featured on BBC DIY SOS. The franchise teams from Drain Doctor and Bright & Beautiful attended the Big Reveal on 16th August to welcome the well-deserved family into their new home.  They also had the opportunity to meet the family, as well as Nick Knowles and his DIY SOS team.  The programme, which is due to b...

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Allan’s military skills equip him well for plumbing career Allan Rook joined the Drain Doctor franchise team in 1994, bringing with him a wealth of experience and expertise from a career that has taken him around the world several times! From his Scottish birthplace, Allan’s family moved to a remote part of Western Australia, where he led a gloriously rural early life. Returning to the UK, Allan joined the Army at 18 where he became an aircraft engineer, going on to serve in the UK, Germany, M...

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Richard Scandrett has run the Drain Doctor Franchise in the franchise territory of Birmingham North and Wolverhampton for over eight years and now employs eight team members, servicing over 200 clients.  Before joining us in 2010, father of two Richard enjoyed a successful career in IT and telecoms sales roles, in addition to six years at Yellow Pages, before deciding to put his skills to work for himself.  Looking for a franchise business opportunity that would enable him to make...

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My decision to launch my own Drain Doctor plumbing business covering Bedford, Milton Keynes, High Wycombe and Aylesbury in 2011 was truly life-changing and joining Drain Doctor is most definitely the best thing I have ever done. I launched my franchise in January 2011, after selling up my existing conservatory business and followed in the footsteps of the success of a friend, who had been running the Luton Drain Doctor franchise for just over a year. I researched several franchises extensiv...

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