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We’ve reached the finals of the 2017 Best Franchise Awards!

We are delighted to announce that our franchise, Wilkins Chimney Sweep, has reached the finals of the smith+henderson 2017 Best Franchise Awards, sponsored by Lloyds Bank, in the category of ‘Best Man In A Van Franchise’.

As you may or… Continue reading

Is he sooty or is he Sandy?

Franchisee Andy Neville - Wilkins Chimney Sweep (Bedford)

We are delighted that our newest Franchisee, Andy in Sandy, has launched his business and is winning the hearts of local people as WILKINS CHIMNEY SWEEP (Bedford).

Andy Neville (51) who used to own and run GH Neville Ltd based… Continue reading

It’s been an ‘Amazing’ April!

April 2017 has been an amazing and momentous month for Wilkins Chimney Sweep – here’s what we’ve achieved!

Annual Conference

The month kicked off with our annual conference, held at the elegant Donnington Grove Hotel near Newbury.  The conference… Continue reading

Wilkins Chimney Sweep Move Home!

The new home for Wilkins Chimney Sweep Limited is now in Hungerford, Berkshire – here’s the address – and there’s a new telephone number too.

The new address is:

Hillside House

1 Hillside Road



RG17 0BH

Tel: 03300 885769

BFA Franchisee of the Year Awards NEWS

John Baldacchino

John Baldacchino

We are really proud to once again – for the third year in a row – to have a finalist in the bfa Franchisee of the Year Award Microbusiness category. John Baldacchino of Wilkins Chimney Sweep (West Cheshire)… Continue reading

Wilkins Chimney Sweep blast franchisees clean away…


Award-winning bfa member Wilkins Chimney Sweep, has recently held a training day to teach their franchisees how to incorporate the brand new service into their existing franchise and how to physically clean an outdoor area, using the new Wilkins… Continue reading

Top Tips for getting the most out of visiting a franchise show

So you’ve decided to go to a franchise exhibition to meet a few franchisors? You want to hear from some expert speakers and generally get some more information about this sector in British industry that is creates 621,000 jobs and… Continue reading