Kent area


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Full range of businesses for sale in Kent

Kent’s excellent location between London and Europe is where highly-skilled international workforces and key brands call Kent their home. Choosing a city for a new business has never been easier. With hundreds of thousands of households, business spaces, innovation hubs and facilities, it’s not hard to picture how high the demand for property maintenance services would be.


For the number crunchers

Current population: approximately 1,581,600
Population growth: expected to increase by approximately 396,400 people by 2031
Average net income per year: approximately £35,000

Investment range: from £5,000

A high-end property maintenance business opportunity in Kent

Bring Fantastic Services to Kent and become a successful business owner. By joining UK’s leading provider for property services, you’ll work with a trusted and recognisable brand and receive the needed support to scale your business. What we offer is not just a business for sale in Kent but the opportunity to be at the top of the industry.

Fantastic Cleaners Professional

Cleaning business opportunity in Kent

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Joining our cleaning franchise will allow you to deliver various cleaning services in Ashford, Canterbury, Hythe and all of Kent. Your team/s will deliver regular or one-off cleaning to residential and commercial properties. You’ll also be able to offer specific services such as carpet cleaning, end of tenancy cleaning and window cleaning.

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Fantastic Gardeners Professional Doing Landscaping

Gardening & Landscaping franchise in Kent

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Own a gardening franchise in Kent and deliver numerous gardening, landscaping and tree surgery services under the recognisable name of Fantastic Services. Our franchise package includes full training, access to high-end technology and the support of over 500 in-house experts.

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Fantastic Handyman Professional

Tradesmen franchise opportunity in Kent

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Fantastic Services’ Handyman franchise comes with the unique opportunity to offer over 40 types of services including handyman, plumbing, painting, and carpeting. Your team(s) will receive our 13-year old know-how and become experts in the field. We’ll support you in adding new services and growing your business along the way.

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Fantastic Pest Control Professional

Pest Control franchise in Kent

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The pest control business is one of the most profitable ventures that you can start in the UK. Buying our franchise package will allow you to deliver different pest and rodent control services after we provide you with an initial online and on-site training.

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Fantastic Removals Professional

Removals franchise in Kent

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Start your own Man and Van business in Kent and deliver outstanding move in and move out services to all the citizens who are relocating their homes or offices. The good part is that your team/s will not need experience or specific skills. Through hard work and the help of our technology, your removals business will be blooming within a couple of months.

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Why Kent is an ideal location for starting a business

An attractive location for entrepreneurs, Kent has been home to elite universities and tech companies and its status for start-up location is rising. Kent prides with its economic development focused to assist the business community and high-quality of life. In order to prove so, we’ve outlined some numbers for you:

Quality of life

Kent has a very high good quality of life index* that is more than 170. According to recent research, Kent is one of the best places to live in the UK, considering the cost of living, health care, safety, purchasing power, and other related factors. The demand for cleaning and maintenance services in Kent is very high, so joining Fantastic Services franchise could be a great success.

*Quality of Life Index (higher is better) is an estimation of overall quality of life by using an empirical formula.

Population growth

We’ll give you a recent example. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Kent grew by 14,000 people. This is a serious number of additional residents and the forecasts state that this tendency will continue in the next few years. Keep in mind that increasing populations equals increasing demand for your services.

*Population growth shows us there is a number of new households who haven’t yet chosen a preferred supplier.

Social grade and occupation

Here you can see a ranking based on the occupation that classifies the members of a household according to the job of the main income earner. It’s clearly seen that Kent has a relatively high social grade.

Social grade Kent
  • AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, professional occupations
  • C1 - Supervisory, clerical and junior managerial, administrative, professional occupations
  • C2 - Skilled manual occupations
  • DE - Semi- and unskilled manual occupations, unemployed and lowest grade occupations considering starting a business

Property ownership vs rental

Here’s another important factor that needs to be mentioned when considering starting a business in Kent. The property ownership and rented properties percentages are quite similar to the average for the country.

Property ownership Kent
  • Owned - What percentage of the properties in Kent are owned
  • Mortgage - What percentage of the properties in Kent are mortgaged
  • Rented - What percentage of the properties in Kent are rented
  • Other - The percentage of properties in Kent that are social rented, rent-free, shared, etc.

Does Kent sound like a place you want to invest in? Start your profitable property-maintenance business with us!

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