If you're looking for a strong business opportunity and you're passionate about providing excellent service and building a great reputation in your local area, then we'd like to hear from you.
StumpBusters franchisees come from a variety of backgrounds. To become one, you should:
Have a strong desire to succeed in your own business
Be self motivated and confident in your own ability, yet prepared to accept and follow proven methods.
Enjoy working outdoors, perhaps in all types of weather
Be more commercially aware than mechanical, although you should have a basic understanding of machinery
Share your successes, challenges and news with the UK-wide network
The franchise package includes:
Use of the StumpBusters name, systems and brand, established since 1994
Exclusive prime territory and your own website linked to our sector-leading national website
Access to BT Freephone system.
Full training in machinery plus a sales, marketing and support package to enable you to become a tree stump removal specialist.
Ongoing support on both the operational and administrative aspects of running your business
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Existing area resale opportunities
Owners of the following areas are seeking buyers for their business. Resale territories have the benefit of an existing base of trade contacts passing work over, plus a steady stream of domestic work through the marketing efforts that the existing owner has developed over time.
East Anglia South (East Essex and Suffolk) - territory includes Aldeburgh, Braintree, Bury St Edmunds, Chelmsford, Clacton, Colchester, Danbury, Dengie, Felixstowe, Frinton, Framlingham, Harwich, Hadleigh, Ipswich, Maldon, Manningtree, Saxmundham, Southend, South Woodham Ferrers, Stowmarket, Sudbury, Tiptree, Witham, and Woodbridge. See further information here.
South Midlands, incorporating the areas around:
Birmingham South: Edgbaston, Harborne, Selly Oak, Longbridge, Rednal, Kings Heath, Kings Norton, Moseley, Hall Green, Yardley, Shirley, Solihull, Marston Green, Castle Bromwich;
Warwickshire: Alcester, Bedworth, Coleshill, Coventry, Henley in Arden, Kenilworth, Knowle, Lapworth, Leamington Spa, Meriden, Nuneaton, Solihull, Stratford-upon-Avon and Warwick
This is a busy and long established area with regular business coming in from both trade and domestic clients.
East Midlands, incorporating the areas around:
Leicestershire: Coalville, Desborough, Hinckley, Leicester, Long Eaton, Loughborough, Lutterworth, Market Harborough, Melton Mowbray, Uppingham
Nottingham: Nottingham and surrounding areas
Rutland: Oakham, Rutland, Shilton, Stamford.
This is a very busy and long established area with frequent business coming in from both regular trade and domestic clients.
StumpBusters are currently looking for franchisees to operate their own tree stump removal business in the following areas:
Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxon - covers the following towns & cities and surrounding areas: Bicester, Buckingham, Akely, Brackley,Thornborough, Tingwick. Banbury, Adderbury, Chipping Warden, Hook Norton, Middleton Cheney, Aylesbury, Wendover, Whitchurch, Winslow. Chipping Norton, Shipton-Under-Wychwood, Alderstrop, Long Compton, Chinnor, Princes Risborough, Thame. Oxford, Abingdon, Wheatley, Whitney.
North East - includes Alnwick, Ashington, Berwick upon Tweed, Blyth, Bishop Auckland, Carlisle, Consett, Durham, Haltwhistle, Hexham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Peterlee, Sunderland, Whickham, Whitley Bay.
North West - covers the following towns & cities and surrounding areas: Applebee, Armathwaite, Brampton, Borrowdale, Buttermere, Carlisle, Coldbeck, Culgarth, Gilliam, Glenridding, Keswick, Kirkby, Langholm, Lazonby, Penrith, Pooleybridge, Thore, Seascale, Skelton, Silloth, South Waite, Whitehaven, Workington.
East Kent - includes Ashford, Aylesham, Broadstairs, Birchington, Canterbury, Charing, Deal, Dover, Dungerness, Faversham, Folkestone, Herne Bay, Hythe, Margate, Minster, Ramsgate, Sandwich, Sittingbourne, Tenderton, Westgate on Sea, Whitstable.
Shropshire - Bala, Bridgnorth, Church Stretton, Corwen, Crewe, Market Drayton, Oswestry, Shrewsbury, Stoke on Trent, Telford, Wem and Whitchurch.
Glasgow North - includes Alexandria, Alloa, Burnfoot, Cumbernauld, Falkirk, Helensburgh, Inverannan, Kilchattan, Kirkintilloch, Lochearnhead, Polmont, Portavadie, Stirling, Strachur and surrounding areas.
Glasgow South - Glasgow, Greenock, Paisley, East Kilbride, Irvine, Ayr, Stranraer and Dumfries.
Edinburgh - includes Lothian, Kirklady and Scottish Borders.
North Scotland - includes Dunfermline, Kirkaldy, St. Andrews, Perth, Aberdeen, Dundee, Peterhead and Inverness.
Northern Ireland & Connacht
Leinster & Munster