Who We Are
Metro Plumb is part of Metro Rod a nationwide commercial drainage company. Metro Rod is owned by Franchise Brands PLC.
Metro Plumb part of Franchise Brands PLC
Local Plumbers. National Reputation. Metro Plumb is a national plumbing franchise with more than 30 regional plumbing centres across the country providing a friendly and professional service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days per year.
Metro Plumb provides a focused range of largely emergency plumbing services. Customer satisfaction is our No. 1 priority and a high percentage of our business is repeat customers and referrals.
Metro Plumb is a wholly owned division of MetroRod. Founded in 1983, Metro Rod was acquired by the Franchise Brands plc Group in 2017, joining a portfolio which also includes Willow Pumps, ChipsAway, Ovenclean and Barking Mad.
Franchise Brands has extensive expertise in the management and operation of franchise businesses.
Franchise Brands plc
Franchise Brands is focused on building market-leading businesses in selected customer segments using primarily a franchise model.
The Group currently has a combined network of over 450 franchisees across five franchise brands. Our focus is on established brands which can benefit from our shared support services, specialist sector expertise, management experience and group resources.
Franchise Brands’ portfolio of market-leading service businesses grew in 2019 with the acquisition of Willow Pumps. The addition of Willow Pumps, a direct labour organisation, represented an important step in expanding Metro Rod and Metro Plumb’s range of services to the commercial market.
The Group is organised into a B2B division comprised of Metro Rod, Metro Plumb and Willow Pumps, and a B2C division incorporates ChipsAway, Ovenclean and Barking Mad. This divisional organisation of our brands is designed to provide a greater focus and structure to support the strategic development of our B2B and B2C brands.
Each of our brands are leaders in their respective markets and each brand has a long trading history. The combined trading history of all the Group’s brands is over 135 years.
Franchise Brands plc is quoted on the Alternative Investment Market (“AIM”) of the London Stock Exchange. The Company’s shares trade under the ticker code FRAN.L. For further information please click here.