• Membership: Full
  • Sector: Cleaning Services
  • Contact: Mr Aaron Watson
  • Email:
  • Tel: 0800500950
  • Location: MOLLY MAID House, 90 Moorbridge Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 8BW, England

MMCompany Overview

Molly Maid operates in the professional domestic cleaning sector in the UK, carrying out over a quarter of a million home cleans every year. It is a management franchise which means franchisees employ staff to clean homes in the local neighbourhood. As a full member of the British Franchise Association, Molly Maid came to the UK in 1984 and has grown from a standing start to 71 franchisees nationwide and a current annual turnover of £15 million.

Franchise Overview

MMMolly Maid trades in the UK, Canada, USA, Japan and Portugal with an annual turnover of £110 million worldwide. 450 Molly Maid franchises perform in excess of 2 million home cleans worldwide each year. We have over 120 new locations available nationwide for new start-ups and occasionally have established Molly Maid businesses for sale. Having recently moved our support office to company-owned offices in Maidenhead, we’ve some Molly Maid franchisees who’ve already celebrated 25 years with the organisation!

Key Information

  • Network Size: 51-100 units
  • Franchise Type: Management
  • Typical Start-up Cost: £16,975
  • Minimum Personal Investment: £5,100
  • Franchise Location: Home-based
  • Market: B2C

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MMInitial training is 5 days, classroom style, at the Molly Maid support office, designed to give a full understanding of the business systems. Then a dedicated business advisor spends 5 days onsite coaching the new franchisee at customer estimate appointments and attending staff interviews. From then the franchisee is standing on their own feet but with close support from their business advisor for the life of the franchise.

Daily Life of a Franchisee

Largely about managing staff and marketing the business. You will be meeting customers in their homes and discussing their cleaning requirements and making sure that your staff do the job to agreed cleaning standards. There is a need to balance your time out in your neighbourhood meeting new customers, and developing existing customers, with essential administration of the business which you will be able to carry out from your own home.

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