Wilkins Chimney Sweep

Summary of Operation:
Franchisees offer a full service chimney sweeping business and a supporting home maintenance service. Home/van based, operating within a specific radius offering services to residential customers and some businesses. Customer service and operating to trained work process are crucial to the success.

Ideal Franchise Owner:
Someone who is healthy, hard working, ambitious, self motivated, determined to succeed and can deliver exceptional customer service. Whilst no experience of chimney sweeping is required, an aptitude for practical work is important along with an understanding that this is a community service with an important safety aspect.

Training Provided:
Full practical and business training provided plus ongoing as requested.

Training Location:
Newbury, head office and in territory.

Support Services:
Ongoing through head office, includes quarterly meetings, conference, telephone & Skype support and training opportunities.

Year Established: 1895
Year of First Franchise: 2011
Number of Company Outlets: 1
Number of Franchised Outlets: 10
Franchises Planned: 20 by 2015
Areas of Priority Development:

Overseas Opportunities Exist: n/a
Overseas Opportunities Planned: n/a

Total Cost of Franchise: £18,000 +VAT.
Initial Investment: £0
Management Service Fees Payable: 10% monthly.
Breakdown of Package: Exclusive territory. Full training - practical, on the job and classroom based business administration. Launch marketing campaign. Equipment. Branded uniform, stationery and marketing material. Professional memberships. Continued head office support including planned meetings. Unique CRM/Booking system. Operations manual (loaned).
Financial Assistance Available: Yes

BFA Member: Associate
IFA Member: No