Minster Cleaning - Commercial Cleaning Franchise
The UK's largest B2B commercial cleaning franchise, providing franchisees with exclusive territories for management of office cleaners.Watch Video
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- Finance requirements
- Franchise Fee: £28,225 + VAT
- Liquid Capital: £40,000 to £60,000
- Available areas
- Cambridgeshire, Doncaster and Lincoln, Durham and Sunderland, Leicestershire, Middlesex, Peterborough, Swansea, Guildford, London, Buckinghamshire
THE UK'S LARGEST COMMERCIAL CLEANING FRANCHISE BUSINESS
Minster Cleaning is the UK’s largest commercial cleaning franchise business. Our top branches are each achieving sales in excess of £2 million and half are achieving sales of more than £1 million. Net profit potential is £200k+ .
On average, our franchise partners have been with us for 14 years, showing that our tried and tested business model works and is providing secure and profitable futures for our partners.
We offer exceptional support to help your business succeed. With expertise in marketing, operations, finance and IT, we’ll provide you with the necessary business tools and training to make sure you’re set up quickly and seeing a healthy return on your investment.
LOW RISK OPPORTUNITY
Our management franchise business offers a low risk opportunity with a guaranteed geographic territory. Thousands of local organisations throughout the UK trust Minster to take care of their cleaning requirements. Sectors include general office, manufacturing, leisure, local government, retail, education and healthcare (including medical and dental practices requiring specialist cleaning).
There are opportunities to develop high returns in a recession resistant and growing commercial cleaning sector and Minster Cleaning is a well recognised brand name throughout the industry.
Resale opportuntiies are currently available in the following areas:
Please enquire below if you are interested.
- Doncaster and Lincoln
- Durham and Sunderland
TRAINING AND SUPPORT
We offer one week’s initial training at our Birmingham Head Office covering operational aspects of running a Minster Cleaning business. You will then also receive structured visits within your branch from Head Office support team members over a further 8 week period, plus ongoing support and guidance as required.
New Branch Investment
Licence, Territory & Training: £22,000
Supplies (Guide prices only)
- Marketing launch package: £5,025
- Computer Hardware: £1,000
- Miscellaneous Stationery: £200
Total Initial Package: £28,225 + VAT
Working Capital Requirement £40,000 - £60,000 (estimated, dependent on drawings and financial costs)
Note: Finance support is available from leading high street banks, subject to status.
THE IDEAL MINSTER CLEANING FRANCHISEE
Our franchisees are special – we look for people with drive, ambition and determination to achieve their goals. You will be a people person who is customer-focused and totally committed to the business. As a strong motivator, you will need to lead, manage and direct a workforce. By following Minster’s systems, you will be building a rock solid investment for the future.
MINSTER CLEANING's HISTORY
- 1982 - Business started
- 1992 - Business was franchised and became a full member of British Franchise Association
- 1998 – Group turnover reaches £10 million
- 2000 - First branch hits £1 million turnover
- 2002 – Group turnover reaches £20 million
- 2006 - Group turnover reaches £30 million
- 2012 to 2017 - Network turnover grew by 35%
- 2016 – First branch hits £2 million turnover
- Why Choose a Minster Franchise?
- Find out why many of our franchisees have chosen to purchase a Minster management franchise and what returns they are making.
- Minster Cleaning Services - Bristol Franchise Partner
- Bristol Franchise Partner, Damon Brown explains why he joined Minster and how he has grown the business to turnover £1 Million.
- Minster Cleaning Services - Gloucester Franchise Partner
- 29 April 2019
- Gloucester Franchise Partner, Simon Vamplew explains why he joined Minster and how he has grown the business to turnover £1.2 Million.
- Minster Cleaning Services - Lancashire Franchise Partner
- Lancashire Franchise Partner, Emma Fenlon explains why she joined Minster and how she has grown the business to turnover £1.4 Million.
- Minster Cleaning celebrates success and awards its top Franchisees
- 27 February 2020
- Minster Cleaning’s annual awards took place at the stunning Moor Hall Hotel & Spa in Sutton Coldfield. It was the perfect venue to update the network about new initiatives and best practice, but more importantly celebrate the franchisees’ outstanding achievements and milestones. Awards were prese...
- Meet our top Minster franchisees at the Franchise show
- 10 January 2020
- Minster Cleaning is attending the The British & International Franchise Exhibition at Olympia in London on Friday 31st January and Saturday 1st February. We are on Stand E190, which is centrally located, near to the British Franchise Association stand. It is an opportunity for interested peopl...
- A century of cleaning success for Minster – no potatoes necessary
- 02 December 2019
- Four Minster Cleaning Services franchisees are celebrating a combined total of 100 years in commercial cleaning, with each reaching their 25 year anniversary this year. Unlike cleaners a century ago you won’t find any of our franchisees sprinkling tea leaves on the floor to help sweep up dust, usi...
- Minster Cleaning Services is a finalist in the national Franchise Marketing Awards in the category for ‘Best Website
- 13 September 2019
- Over the past 14 years, the Franchise Marketing Awards have become one of the industry’s most highly coveted accolades. They are renowned for celebrating innovative marketing campaigns and effective marketing support offered by franchisors to their franchisees. Judged by an independent panel of...
- Nottinghamshire Resale
- 13 September 2019
- A well established branch of Minster Cleaning Services is available for sale at £205,000. The thriving commercial cleaning company’s Nottinghamshire franchise was purchased as a new start in 1994 and current franchisee, John Bate, took over in October 2011. John chose Minster because he knew that th...
- West Country Magic
- 12 September 2019
- Damon Brown took over as franchisee for the Bristol branch of Minster Cleaning Services in January 2016. Since then, the office cleaning franchise has won many new contracts as well as adding extra business from existing clients and turnover over the last three years has increased by a staggering 80...
- Paul Watts is ready to take Minster’s Derbyshire franchise to new peaks
- 15 July 2019
- Even after a long and successful career, not everybody wants to put their feet up or get the golf clubs out. Some people need a new challenge, which is why Paul Watts bought into Minster’s Derbyshire franchise after a brief early retirement. “I’d retired a couple of years before taking on the fra...
- London calling for commercial cleaning
- 15 July 2019
- New franchises in the capital are packed with growth potential Minster Cleaning Services has four new territories available in London, offering exciting opportunities for anyone looking to take on and build a thriving management franchise. The territories are London South East, London East, Lon...
- How should a franchisor support me in my first year of trading?
- 15 May 2019
- In what ways should a franchisor support me specifically in the first year of trading - to help me get business off the ground? A key reason why people choose franchising, rather than going it alone, is down to the support they’ll receive, not only at the start, but throughout the entire lifecycle...
- Marc Goddard, Leeds joint franchisee talks about his challenges running a £2 million business and plans for the future.
- 15 May 2019
- Marc Goddard, Joint Franchisee, Minster Cleaning Services, Leeds & WakefieldWhen did you launch your franchise?/What did you do prior to franchising? I joined the Leeds & Wakefield branch of Minster Cleaning Services as Business Development Manager in 2008. I then spent time as an area manager bef...
- Ian Hadley, Operations Manager, Minster Cleaning Services achieves BICSc Licensed Assessor (LBICSc) status
- 29 January 2019
- The British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) is the largest independent, professional and educational body within the cleaning industry, with over 30,000 Individual and Corporate Members. Their aim is to raise the standards of education and build awareness of the cleaning industry through profe...
- Top Tips for Prospective Franchisees
- 12 November 2018
- Mike Parker Managing director at Minster Cleaning ServicesQ: What are your top five tips for a prospective franchisee considering purchasing a franchise? A: 1. Ask ‘awkward’ questions. For example, ask about any failures that the franchisor has had in the network. Try to find out if these were dow...
- New sites, new opportunities at Minster Cleaning Services
- 10 November 2018
- Although the majority of Minster Cleaning Services’ most recent franchisees have joined through the purchase of an established branch, there is much to be said for considering a management franchise in one of the office cleaning specialist’s ‘new’ territories for a fraction of the cost. These are ...
- Family in Franchising
- 09 November 2018
- Arthur joined Minster in 1996 when he bought the Accrington branch. His daughter, Emma, joined the business nine years later. Minster Cleaning Services' Lancashire franchisee, Arthur White, bought the Accrington branch in 1996. Arthur, previously managing director of a manufacturing company, joine...
- Developing Derbyshire
- 27 September 2018
- A well established branch of Minster Cleaning Services has a new owner. The thriving commercial cleaning company’s Derbyshire franchise was purchased as a new start in 1998 and the previous franchisee took over in 2005. New franchisee, Paul Watts chose Minster because he knew that his 30 years’ mana...
- Support is the Key to Success
- 22 June 2012
- A franchise offers a tried and tested business model where failure rates are significantly lower than for independent businesses. But all franchises are not the same and the levels of support that franchisees receive can vary dramatically.Minster Cleaning Services prides itself on its track r...
- Recognition for Franchisees
- 22 June 2012
- According to managing director, Mike Parker, it is the high quality of their franchisees that has made Minster Cleaning Services the biggest franchisor in the UK commercial cleaning sector and a leading force in office cleaning:“Our franchisees have shown that resilience, determination and ma...
- Rob Wilson – Essex
- Rob Wilson spent 20 years running his own retail business before joining Minster Cleaning Services, the highly successful commercial cleaning company. Declining markets and the prospect of even greater dominance by the multiple retailers persuaded him to look for an alternative to his frozen food ...
- Harry and Terence Batwell – Aberdeen
- Father and son team, Harry and Terence Batwell opened their Minster Cleaning Services branch in Aberdeen in July 2011 after the two had spent many years living and working in various parts of Africa and Asia. After deciding to return to Harry's homeland they identified Aberdeen as the ideal locati...
- Richard Holdich – Hull, North & East Yorkshire
- Father and son team, Tony and Richard Holdich opened their Hull, North & East Yorkshire branch of Minster Cleaning Services in 1994. Previously, Tony, a chartered accountant, had worked for various companies in East Yorkshire and Richard, a bio-chemist, was working as a research scientist in the f...
- Kevin Lawley – Norfolk & Suffolk
- After a 30-year career with the Lloyds Banking Group, Kevin Lawley decided to use his extensive range of management skills to go into business for himself. He chose a commercial cleaning franchise and has trebled turnover at the Norfolk & Suffolk branch of Minster Cleaning Services since taking ov...
- Nick Barber – Northampton
- Nick Barber, joined Minster Cleaning Services in 1996 taking on their Northamptonshire & Bedfordshire territory as a 'new start'. Since then, he has grown annual turnover to around £1.8 million; he was named as Minster's Franchisee of the Year in 2010, 2013 and 2015 and was a 2014 B2B bfa Franchis...
- Arthur White & Emma Fenlon – Lancashire
- Minster Cleaning Service's Lancashire franchisee, Arthur White, bought the Accrington branch in 1996. Arthur, previously managing director of a manufacturing company, joined Minster after deciding that his management capabilities and experience could be put to good use running a commercial cleanin...
- Richard Thompson – Berkshire
- When Richard Thompson took over the Berkshire management franchise of Minster Cleaning Services in September 2003, the branch had been operational for seven years. With annual sales more or less stabilised at around £250,000, Richard recognised the potential and saw it as an excellent opportunity ...