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Established Merry Maids Franchise Resale In Northampton For Sale

Northampton, Northamptonshire, UK
Asking Price:
£60,000 Inventory / Stock included
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This established Merry Maids franchise resale in Northamptonshire is now for sale.

Merry Maids domestic cleaning franchise is well known and trusted in the area, with a pre-existing list of loyal customers and huge potential to expand.

Merry Maids of Northampton has been a high performing business in the local area for over 15 years. The business is thriving, with 12 employers, including a full-time manager, in place. The business consistently receives new enquiries for regular cleaning services, as well as serving its current long-standing 140 customers. In addition to taking on this existing customer list (included in the price), there is potential to expand and serve over 135,000 semi-detached households in the territory. Furthermore, Northampton is an ever-growing town and well connected. Meaning there is also the scope to serve more customers as the town expands.

A good proportion of the business currently comes from word of mouth. With the right marketing drive, there is the opportunity to increase this existing solid base of clients. E-Commerce also means that Merry Maids can be booked anytime, anywhere and again, adds further scope for growth.

The current owner says: “There is plenty of business out there for domestic cleaning and enquiries have been coming in thick and fast. In fact, too fast for me to deal with them all! There is so much potential in the Northampton area. We currently service approximately 140 customers in and around the Northamptonshire area. We not only receive enquiries for regular cleaning services but also for spring cleans, deep cleans, and end of tenancy cleans all in and around the local area. This will hopefully help give a potential buyer an understanding of the main revenue streams.” – Merry Maids, Northampton owner - Barbara Smart.

Merry Maids of Northampton has a great reputation based on the highly professional service it offers. Customers are offered a re-clean if they are unsatisfied. Staff are trained to an impeccably high standard and wear a uniform, making the brand identifiable and stand out.

By investing in Merry Maids of Northampton, you will not only benefit from a recognised and trusted brand name, with a structured franchise support network, but you will also have access to unparalleled training, backed by Merry Maids’ 35-year history. With an award-winning marketing department to guide you on all things digital related, you will be fully prepared to take on your already established Merry Maids business. Furthermore, unlimited support is provided throughout the length of the franchise agreement to ensure your business thrives. Support includes assistance with operational matters, marketing, sales, IT, health & safety and more.

Choosing a resale opportunity can give you the following benefits:

Established Market Presence
Existing Customer Base
Fully Trained & Experienced Employees
Inventory of Products & Equipment
Full Training Academy
Primary Services

Domestic cleaning is in high-demand and is a fast-growing industry, offering tremendous potential. The domestic cleaning industry’s estimated value is close to £6 billion and is set to grow. With more than 26 million homes in the UK, there’s a great deal of potential homes that need cleaning; making this a market very much worth being a part of!

For more information about this business, please contact the seller on this page.

Property Information


Beech Avenue, Northampton.

Premises Details:

Operated from home. The business can be easily relocated within the territory.

Business Operation

Competition / Market:

Significant opportunity for growth. The current owner admits that health issues have held them back from pushing the business to its full potential. With a solid marketing plan and a drive for sales, there is huge scope for growing customer numbers.

Reasons for selling:

Retirement. The current owners says: “The business has afforded us a comfortable life over the past twelve years but our focus has now changed to matters closer to home".

Trading hours:

Monday - Friday
9am - 3:30pm

12 employees including 1 office manager.
Years established:

Franchise Information

Franchise opportunity:

Franchise Resale

Franchise terms:

Upon purchase, the buyer would begin a new 5 year franchise term, which can be renewed after this time.

Other Information

Support & training:

Comprehensive training programs and specially developed products, equipment, supplies and processes offered. The franchise has access to ongoing support, customised software, marketing and advertising programs to help maintain and grow the business. The current owners are willing to help the new business proprietor as much as they can, plus, the existing office manager will transfer under TUPE.

Financing available:

Assistance in seeking finance through a 3rd party lender is available from the franchisor.

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