Summary of Operation:
Retail sale and installation of fires/fireplaces andcentral heating products from high street showrooms.

Ideal Franchise Owner:
Committed and self motivated with the desire to succeed in thisgrowth market. No experience required just the ability to learnfrom the full training provided.

Training Provided:
8 weeks

Training Location:
Northwich in Cheshire

Support Services:

Year Established: 1989
Year of First Franchise: 1995
Number of Company Outlets: 0
Number of Franchised Outlets: 40
Franchises Planned: 150
Areas of Priority Development:

Overseas Opportunities Exist: none
Overseas Opportunities Planned: none

Total Cost of Franchise: £70,000
Initial Investment: £70000
Management Service Fees Payable: MSF at 8 per cent
Breakdown of Package: Licence £15k, Showroom fit out £45k, VAT £10k (recoverable).
Financial Assistance Available: HSBC, NatWest, RBS.

BFA Member: Full
IFA Member: No

Year 1£300k£50k
Year 2£350k£70k
Year 3£400k£90k