Southampton area


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Looking for a business opportunity in Southampton?

Southampton is a large commercial regional hub with two vibrant universities, a growing population and constantly occurring new opportunities. The city’s contribution to the economy has doubled since 1996 and today its worth is more than £4 billion. When investing in a new business, timing is everything, and we can assure you that now is the perfect moment to invest in the rapidly developing city of Southampton.


For the number crunchers

Current population: approximately 256,459
Population growth: 290,000 in 2030
Average net income per year: approximately 27,000GBP per year (2,200£ per month)

Why is our franchise opportunity in Southampton so fantastic?

Fantastic Services’ business opportunity in Southampton is entirely aligned with the direction of the city and its people. We did our research on the market and we’re ready to provide you with everything needed to become a successful Area Developer of Southampton. But the first thing you need to do is to consider the service options for this particular area.

Fantastic Cleaners Professional

Cleaning franchise opportunities for Southampton

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We cover industries such as regular cleaning, deep cleaning, carpet cleaning and more. This means that you can build a business that suits your personal style and talents. If you want to know more about the Southampton area and its market gaps, you can contact us and we’ll advise you on what type of business is best for you.

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Fantastic Gardeners Professional Doing Landscaping

Gardening & Landscaping business opportunity in Southampton

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In Southampton, we offer business opportunities for gardening, landscaping, tree surgery, lawn care, and more. Our package covers full training, individual coaching, and a proven franchise system, designed exclusively for you. Become an Area Developer for Southampton and own a profitable gardening business.

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Fantastic Handyman Professional

Tradesmen franchise opportunity in Southampton

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Our franchise opportunity in Southampton has unlimited potential, including various service options. Choose your niche and develop a successful career or start a multi-service business under the name of Fantastic Services. The services we can offer you to deliver in this area are plumbing, electrical, locksmith, building, repairs and carpeting.

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Fantastic Pest Control Professional

Pest Control business in Southampton

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This is one of the most profitable options when it comes to starting a business in Southampton. The recognisable name of Fantastic Services, together with our proven business model, will help you reach the top of the industry quickly. You will be able to provide pest control solutions for local clients that include mice and rat control, bed bug treatment, bird control and more.

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Fantastic Removals Professional

Move out franchises in Sothhampton for sale

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In cities like Southampton people are always on the move. They rarely have the time to move and even to pack and unpack their stuff. That’s where you can step in. We can teach you how to provide innovative solutions and high-quality services for residential and commercial removal experiences.

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Why is Southampton among the top business-friendly cities in the UK?

Besides being green and attractive place to live in, Southampton has a great ambition to continue to deliver strong and sustainable economic growth. Vital to the city’s plan for the future is to employ the graduates from world-class universities such as the University of Southampton, aiming to boost the marketplaces and expand the economy even further. All of this makes the city a wise choice for investment and starting a new venture in.

Quality of life

Southampton is known for its small-town charm, elegance and celebrated past and present residents. Living in the city is affordable due to the huge gap between the average monthly mortgage which is around £800 per month and the median salary that is more than £2000 for the same period.

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

Population growth

The number of people living in Southampton has increased during the past few years and it’s expected to rise even more during the next decade. What’s more important for you is that a growing population means higher demand, but it also means a bigger supply. Simply put, there will be more people that will need help with their home maintenance.

Social grade and occupation

Social grade classifies the residents of a certain city based on occupation, according to the job of the earner with the highest income at the property. As you can see, most of the people have a professional occupation, and the majority of your customers will be people of these groups.

Social Grade Southampton
  • 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

Looking at this graph, you can see the high percentage of social rented homes. So, if you are considering starting a cleaning franchise business with us, you cannot make a mistake since the end-of-tenancy is one of the most requested services. It’s just a small tip from us.

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

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