Reading area


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Buy a profitable business under a recognised brand in Reading

Invest in a franchise property maintenance business and run your very own thriving venture in Reading, Berkshire


For the number crunchers

Current population: approximately 400,000 people (town & borough)
Population growth: about 12.5% population growth since 2002
Average net income per year: approximately £42,000

Businesses for sale in the Reading area and post code!

We believe that Reading can be a great place to invest in and grow professionally. In close proximity to London and other UK communicative towns, starting a Fantastic Services business in the area can be very lucrative.

Fantastic Cleaners Professional

Buy a Cleaning business in Reading, UK

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Domestic and office cleaning are some of the most requested and outsourced services in the United Kingdom. Run your very own cleaning franchise under the Fantastic brand and benefit from technology, know-how and support.

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Fantastic Handyman Professional

Handyman, Electrician and other Tradesmen opportunities in Reading.

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Grow a team that provides all types of handyman and carpentry services in the area of Reading and run a business that has a huge growth potential.

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Fantastic Pest Control Professional

Pest Control business for sale in Reading

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Be the leading provider in Pest Control services in the area of Reading and grow your business while keeping homes, offices and brick & mortar businesses pest-free.

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Fantastic Removals Professional

Help people relocate with a Removals franchise

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Being in close proximity to London, Reading is experiencing constant traffic of people and businesses throughout the area. Grow the leading removals services provider and thrive.

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Fantastic Gardeners Professional Doing Landscaping

Run a Gardening and Landscaping business in the area

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With homes and offices having greenery on their property, a well-established brand can take on the market and grow a successful business in the gardening & landscaping niche.

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We believe Reading is a great place to start a business in. Here’s why!

Reading is in a very communicative place, located between London and Oxford. It has a constant flow of people and more people are escaping the hustle and bustle of London and moving to the area.

Quality of life

While there are a lot of people living in the city and boroughs, Reading experiences a fairly high and quiet quality of life. The city has a Quality of Life Index scoring 172 out of 240.

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

Population growth

Since 2002 the city has experienced a median, steady growth of about 12%. To put this in numbers, the city and surrounding area have grown with about 100,000 new residents for the past 20 years or so.

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

Social grade and occupation

Social grade shows the population, based on occupation and it divides the members of a household, according to the job of the main income earner.

Social Grade Reading
  • 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

Property ownership vs rental

More people tend to own their homes, which indicates that they will take better care of their property.

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

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