St Albans area

St. Albans

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Our thriving business opportunity in St Albans

Only 25 miles away from the centre of the capital, St Albans is one of London’s best commuter towns. What better place to start a property maintenance business than in an area that is primarily residential and most people who live there work in London. The busier the people, the more services for you to deliver. And we all know what this means, it means quick ROI and a successful business owned by you.


For the number crunchers

Current population: approximately 147,400
Population growth: expected to increase by 7% by 2026
Average net income per year: approximately £43,500

Investment range: from £5,000

Our Fantastic franchise opportunities in St Albans

If you see yourself as our next Area Development Franchisee and you want to establish a thriving business in one of the most populous areas in Hertfordshire, we have several opportunities for you:

Fantastic Cleaners Professional

Cleaning business opportunity in St. Albans

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Most people in St Albans work in London, which means that they’re quite busy and would prefer to spend their free time with their close ones instead of cleaning their homes. By joining Fantastic Services, you’ll deliver regular and deep cleaning, as well as specific profitable services such as end-of-tenancy cleaning, carpet cleaning, window cleaning, etc.

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Fantastic Gardeners Professional Doing Landscaping

Gardening & Landscaping franchise opportunity in St Albans

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Offer gardening and landscaping services to St Alban’s residents by being part of the Fantastic Family. Your team/s will deliver various services including gardening, planting, landscaping, tree surgery, lawn mowing, etc. Meet the high demand in St Albans by bringing London’s leading home services brand to the town.

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Fantastic Handyman Professional

Tradesmen business in St Albans

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Our handyman franchise gives you the opportunity to provide St Albans’s residents with more than 25 different tradesman solutions. Electrical, plumbing, furniture assembly, boiler repairs, painting are just some of the services that will make your business earn and grow. Choose what you’re best at and start your franchise with just a couple of services and then gradually add more to your services list.

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Fantastic Pest Control Professional

Pest Control franchise in St Albans

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Start your own Pest Control business in the thriving market of St Albans. There’s a high demand for effective pest control extermination services in the town. In order to meet it, we need hard-working team/s to bring Fantastic Services to the area. We’ll provide you with full training to meet the high standard of the company and perform high-quality services.

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Fantastic Removals Professional

Removals business opportunity in St. Albans

Turnover: POR Net profit: POR Investment: POR

Moving in, moving out, people in St. Albans are always on the go. Help them move their homes and make money out of them by joining London’s most trusted property maintenance brand Fantastic Services. Your teams won’t need any previous experience or specific skills. We’ll provide you and your team with the needed support and training in order to grow your Man and Van business and become a successful business owner.

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Here is why we consider St Albans a great place to invest in

Quickly becoming the go-to place for Londoners in search of a balanced lifestyle, St Albans is one of the most expensive areas for commuters. However, considering the higher and intermediate occupations that the majority has, most of the residents of the town have disposable income and are willing to book home maintenance services in their daily routine. So far so promising, so let’s take a closer look at the numbers:

Quality of life

Being in the top 5 places to live in the UK, St Albans prides itself with a quality of life index* higher than 181. To give you a clear view, we should mention that the average quality of life index of the UK is about 161.

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

Population growth

In 2018, the total population of the St Albans area was around 270k and since 2002 it increased by approximately 42k people. Researchers predict that in the next decade, the population of the town will drastically increase.

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

Social grade and occupation

Social grade is a classification based on the occupation classifying the members of a household according to the job of the main income earner. As you can see the percentage of higher and intermediate professional occupations is much higher than the average for the country.

Social grade graphic St Albans
  • 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

Considering the ownership status of the properties in the area where you want to invest is important, especially when it comes to starting a home maintenance business. The percentages discover the great economical development of the town.

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

Does St Albans sound like a place you want to start a business in? If the answer is positive, do not hesitate to contact us.

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