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Drain Doctor

Initial Franchise Fee £35,000
Capital Required £35,000
Number of units 57
Investment Level £50,001 ~ £100,000
Franchising Since 1994


Turn your £35,000+VAT investment into £1.5million in Net Profits over 10 Years!

You never thought you’d start a plumbing and drainage business, but with

limited availability it’s now or never to adopt our recession resistant

franchise model that has thrived through the last 25 years…

10 Reasons why now is the time to Invest in a Drain Doctor Franchise

  • 1 People will always need the services of a good quality plumber therefore you can guarantee there will still be a demand for your services.
  • 2 Our franchise owners are enjoying higher earnings with top Drain Doctor franchise owners increasing their turnover by over 50% in 2018.
  • 3 Franchise owners work within close proximity to home and enjoy a better work life balance
  • 4 Join a growing network of like-minded people Drain Doctor has recruited more new franchise owners and has seen record levels of franchise enquiries in 2019.
  • 5 And be part of a truly national brand and immediately benefit from a national company with a 25-year reputation for quality service.
  • 6 Drain Doctor is a full member of the BFA
  • 7 More of our business owners are running £1million+ businesses
  • 8 Expanding corporate partnerships and commercial contracts - We’ve doubled our national accounts team to handle the extra work we’re generating for you.
  • 9 Become a valued part of Neighbourly our parent company with 3,700+ franchisees worldwide.
  • 10 It might be now or never don’t miss out on an area close you, as we only have 15 franchise territories left to allocate.

A History of Success

The Drain Doctor story begins in the United States in 1970 when our sister company ‘Mr. Rooter’ opened for business, quickly establishing a reputation for performing quality work at honest prices.

Using the same proven business model and franchise systems developed in the US, Drain Doctor launched here in the UK back in 1994. Since then, it has become the nation’s largest full-service emergency plumbing and drainage company, working in both the commercial and domestic sectors.

Tap into more than 25 years franchising experience and be part of a business that boasts 68 offices nationwide. It all starts with an enquiry below…

No Experience Needed

The Drain Doctor franchise model has been built to enable motivated individuals to lead and motivate their team of skilled plumbing and drainage technicians to success within their local area. You WON’T be conducting the technical work yourself however you will be responsible for making key business decisions with the support of the Drain Doctor head office team.

Each new franchise owner is enrolled onto our 12-week sure start programme which ensures step by step that your Drain Doctor business is ready for launch. This includes a 5-day training course at our head office to bring you up to speed with the Drain Doctor sales processes, bespoke software and established business systems.

But it doesn’t stop there. Drain Doctor is committed to developing its franchise owners in the latest best practices, technologies and industry updates. We do this through our regional meetings and our annual conference.

They say where there’s muck there’s money – explore how you can take advantage of a multi-billion-pound industry

The helping hand – Our marketing & lead generation

We take your lead generation very seriously at Drain Doctor.

Our dedicated marketing team is on hand to support you and save time and effort associated with generating new enquiries. Our local marketing strategies have been developed to help you gain maximum exposure within your territory, utilising the expertise of our team in digital marketing, graphic design, and PR. Your efforts within your area are then complimented by the national initiatives created and delivered by Drain Doctor marketing team. Once more, you’re backed by a brand that has over 25 years of exposure and gives you a reputation for excellent customer service from day 1!

Being an established national brand, Drain Doctor holds a number of major corporate accounts, companies who request work to be done by our franchisees through our in-house national accounts team – at no extra cost to our franchise partners. These relationships are fully managed by our head office team from start to finish ensuring a uniform, reliable service that aids the longevity and growth of our corporate partnerships.

Join us in serving some of the UKs most recognised brands including; Nandos, Whetherspoons David Lloyds, DHL, Decathlon and more!

Get your Drain Doctor information pack by enquiring below.


Drain Doctor is a valued part of Neighbourly, the world’s largest home services franchise business. Established in 1981, Neighbourly has grown to now serve over 8.9 million customers across 9 different countries, it’s clear to see why Neighbourly has become an attractive prospect for entrepreneurs and franchise seekers across the globe.

As a Drain Doctor franchise owner, you will benefit from the economies of scale that a $2billion global company enjoys. Moreover, you can rest assured that your investment and future is in safe hands. Neighbourly has a franchising heritage that stretches back almost 40 years and operates with the highest standards through its code of values.


The Drain Doctor franchise fee is £35,000+VAT. As a new franchise owner starting from scratch, your total investment, including working capital, will be c£85,000+VAT.

We have a strong working relationship with our finance partners, NatWest Bank, who have reviewed our business model and awarded us the highest level of finance available to new franchise owners. This means that you could secure bank funding for up to 70% of your investment.

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