Metro Rod

Established Member
– Joined 1997

Metro Rod are a leading drain care and repair service in the UK. We have a 24-hour call centre operation, at our support centre and our specialist engineers can react to any type of drainage emergency. With a network of over 40 franchises and 30 years’ experience, our fully trained and qualified team can deal with all our commercial and domestic customers’ drainage problems. A national brand with a local service.

Our Services:

  • Clearing Blocked Drains (High Pressure Water Jetting and Electro-Mechanical Cleaning)
  • Drain Repair (Pipe Lining, Patch Repair and Excavation)
  • Emergency 24 Hour Call Outs
  • Pre-Planned Maintenance
  • Tanker Services
  • Gutter Cleaning


Being part of our franchise network provides you with a large range of support services from Marketing to help manage national advertising campaigns to support with your own website and local awareness, to Sales support for large national accounts and helping you create business in your surrounding area, full experienced training team, technical support and the latest apps and portals to help manage incoming jobs, health and safety support and accounting team to help with invoicing and payment collection along with our bespoke quotation system.


We offer a full bespoke training programme which takes you through all areas of the business, we don’t require you to have existing drainage experience just the ability to learn, a determined can do attitude and are able to be polite and friendly with customers. We will show you everything you need to know to manage your business and we provide this support in a number of ways, by attending our training centre, by joining you on site for on the job training and are always on the end of the phone to offer advice and support going forwards.

What will I do as a Franchisee

A Metro Rod franchisee is a management role. You will mainly be based in your office which is likely to be located within your exclusive territory. Apart from the management of your staff and active jobs, you will also need to participate in acquiring new commercial business via sales/marketing and meeting with potential clients. Some of our franchisees attend site visits and help the engineers with drainage issues.

Key Information

Start-Up Cost:


Franchise Type:


Sector Type:

Maintenance – Building, Plumbing & Gardening

Investment Type:

Start-up Franchise


B2B & B2C


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