Snappy Snaps Franchises Ltd

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Ann Simpson
Snappy Snaps Franchises Ltd  
07747 280082
Claverton Road, Wythenshawe Manchester, Manchester, MK23 9TT, United Kingdom

About Snappy Snaps Franchises Ltd

Company Overview

With over 30 years’ experience on the UK high street and 120-plus stores nationwide, Snappy Snaps are at the forefront of the photography and digital imaging market.

Although Snappy Snaps started primarily as a photographic development lab, a service still offered today, the franchise has built its operation to include a host of commercial, interior and personalised printing services, catering for professional photographers, businesses and individual consumers with a full click & collect offering.

The introduction of varying revenue streams and the opportunity to target different sectors has helped in the successful ongoing expansion of the brand.

Franchise Overview

The retail and photographic world is fast-paced and ever-changing and, as a result, very exciting. Snappy Snaps stays one step ahead by carrying out extensive research into its marketplace and personalised art trends. Each store offers a diverse range of unique and personalised products and services in a professional and friendly environment.

We have established a list of areas that our research shows has the right criteria for us to have successful stores, and we are keen to find the right people to match these areas.

Key Information

  • Network Size: 100+ units
  • Franchise Type: Opportunity for both management and job
  • Typical Start-up Cost: £123,500
  • Minimum Personal Investment: £0
  • Franchise Location: Retail unit
  • Market: B2B and B2C

To understand exactly what is, and what is not, included in this financial information, click here (opens in a new window).


A 10-day training programme covers:

  • An overview of Snappy Snaps
  • What we do
  • Our standards and procedures
  • Financial planning
  • Legal
  • Protocol
  • Operational overview
  • Merchandising your store
  • Marketing your business

Daily Life of a Franchisee

We are predominately a retail business with a strong click & collect model that requires our franchisees to lead the business from the shop floor. Due to the diverse nature of our business and service portfolio your day will be varied. You will be engaging with customers on a one-to-one basis and potentially B2B basis, producing personalised products, and working with your area team to drive the business forward.

A truly mixed role for those that love diversity.

Snappy Snaps Franchises Ltd Case studies

  • Clive and Liz Pemble

    Snappy Snaps Franchises Ltd: Clive and Liz Pemble

    Clive and Liz both moved out of banking IT to become franchisees, and set up their store from scratch - receiving quite a lot of help from head office but doing all the shopfitting themselves with the help of friends and relatives!

  • Jenny Inglis

    Snappy Snaps Franchises Ltd: Jenny Inglis

    Jenny had previously worked at ICI for 18 years, in administration. When she reached her mid-30s, she and her husband decided that they wanted to run their own business.

  • Paul Reeves

    Snappy Snaps Franchises Ltd: Paul Reeves

    Paul Reeves made the transition from head office to franchisee at Snappy Snaps in his late 50s and has been delighted by his decision.

  • Jacqueline Chang

    Snappy Snaps Franchises Ltd: Jacqueline Chang

    Jacqueline and her husband Joe had children in their teens and an ambition for a more family-focused lifestyle. They discuss the merits of taking on a franchise in a small town, Wokingham.

  • John Fitzgerald

    Snappy Snaps Franchises Ltd: John Fitzgerald

    John started out as the manager of Snappy Snaps Chiswick, and is still there 24 years later! But now he owns it and employs a manager, and he has opened and run three other branches along the way.

  • Raja Beirouti

    Snappy Snaps Franchises Ltd: Raja Beirouti

    After coming to the UK from Lebanon, Raja worked in the City for 15 years. However he was getting to 40 and didn't want to grow old working in the City, he wanted more independence and to enjoy life a bit more.

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