Stopcocks Women Plumbers

  • Membership: Provisional
  • Sector: Building & Garden Maintenance
  • Contact: Mica May
  • Email:
  • Tel: 08008620010
  • Location: 14a Lumbutts, Todmorden, Lancashire, OL14 6JE, United Kingdom

Stopcocks Women Plumbers

Company Overview

Stopcocks Women Plumbers are the world’s only national company of female plumbers and gas engineers.

Dedicated to excellence we provide high quality women plumbers to householders.

We know how intimate it is to have people working inside your home and our plumbers are all trained to deliver exquisite customer service.

Stopcocks Women Plumbers communicate clearly, treat customers with respect and provide excellent aftercare.

Established since 1990 our Women Plumbers all have thriving local businesses filled with customers delighted to experience our kind, friendly and professional service. 

Stopcocks Women Plumbers are all fully trained and qualified, gas engineers are trained, qualified and Gas Safe Registered.

Franchise Overview

Stopcocks Women Plumbers

Stopcocks Women Plumbers franchised March 2017 with the three plumbers who had participated in our extensive pilot.

Women plumbers join Stopcocks trained as plumbers or gas engineers. Plumbers choose hours to fit with family life and enjoy the flexibility offered by Stopcocks tried and tested, highly effective business model.

Support from HQ includes technical mentoring, phone answering and payment collection services, online GoPlumb system provides mobile notifications, bookings and invoicing; streamlining and simplifying admin.

Key Information

  • Network Size: 0-10 units
  • Franchise Type: Job franchise
  • Typical Start-up Cost: £15,000
  • Minimum Personal Investment: £7,500
  • Franchise Location: Van-based
  • Market: B2C

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Before starting – external trainers - business and financial planning

Classroom – 5 days: running your Stopcocks business (inc business practical planning), manual, customer service, marketing and networking, use of online system GoPlumb for admin/invoicing/communication with customers and HQ

On Site – 5 days: plumbing the Stopcocks way

Ongoing – phone mentoring to discuss pricing, plumbing solutions

By arrangement – on site mentoring to build and extend skills and gain additional qualifications

Stopcocks Women Plumbers

Daily Life of a Franchisee

The Stopcocks staff at HQ and the bespoke GoPlumb online communication system deal with virtually all admin leaving Stopcocks franchisees free to maximise earnings plumbing in customers homes.

Franchisees use GoPlumb to make appointments with customers, communicate with customers and invoice on the go.

The system streamlines the work day of franchisees and simplifies admin so franchisees can just GoPlumb and leave the rest to HQ’s friendly and professional staff and the GoPlumb system.

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