Wilkins Chimney Sweep

Van Based 'Multi-Service' Business

What attracted a former Senior Manager, Surveyor, Police Inspector, Pest Control Franchisee and other Small Business Owners?


Was it a business model that offers:

  • Positive cash flow
    • Payment is typically received at each job
  • Multiple revenue streams
    • Enjoy a stable income throughout the year
  • Repeat business
    • Build a customer base to ultimately support multiple vans
  • Market leading equipment
    • The best equipment and systems in the industry
  • Recession resistant services
    • Periodic cleaning services required year in, year out
  • Bfa accredited member
    • We practice and actively promote ethical franchising

The Wilkins Chimney Sweep multi-award winning business model appeals to professionals looking to take control of their future by developing their own local van based business.


A Profitable Business

With an average 50% net profit margin, this proven multi-van business can, with your hard work, deliver a typical middle managers salary. You will need to be able to raise a total of £14K incl. VAT + personal living expenses to start your local Wilkins business. The major high street banks have endorsed our business model based on our existing sweeps performance and are happy to lend up to 70% of this initial investment (subject to status).

"Whilst I enjoyed my previous employed role, I was constantly aware that I wanted a new challenge away from sales, as well as the opportunity to be my own boss. After lots of research regarding the different franchises available I discovered Wilkins Chimney Sweep"

Adrian Steel - Wilkins Chimney Sweep
North Hampshire


About Wilkins Chimney Sweep

Established in 1895, the first franchisees joined the Wilkins Chimney Sweep brand in 2011. With fourteen (until you join us!) franchisees operating, the business model is proven up and down the UK and is now looking to ‘sweep’ across the country.

Louise Harris, Franchise Director is a pro-active member of the bfa and EWIF, embracing and promoting ethical franchising in the UK. Managing Director, Peter Harris, is a member of the steering committee for the Association of Professional Independent Chimney Sweeps (APICS).


Next Steps...

If you are serious about becoming your own boss and building a saleable asset for your future please contact Louise for an initial conversation. Simply fill out the enquiry form below or call us on 01635 551454

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£5,500 Minimum Investment
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