FDS Southern & Ireland

Franchise Development Services (Southern) has assisted UK and international franchisors in the development of their franchise networks for some 25 years, building a reputation as one of the UK's leading franchise consultancies

Gordon Patterson
For over 25 years Gordon has gathered a vast knowledge of franchising and contributed to the franchise success story of many brands, building a reputation as one of the UK's leading franchise consultants.

Gary Rigby
Gary has been involved with franchising for the last 20 years. Over these years he has acquired extensive hands-on and factual experience in all aspects of franchising.

Here's what Matt O'Neil, Franchise Sales Director of Snack-in-the-Box, had to say:
"Snack-in-the-Box was launched in 1996 with the help and guidance of Gordon Patterson from FDS. Since then the business has grown from strength to strength and SITB now has over 100 franchise owners in the UK and Ireland."

Here's what Kevin Lewis, Founder & Managing Director of Caremark had to say:
"For over 12 years we have received consultancy services from FDS (Southern). The advice given has been of vital importance to the successful growth and development of our previous franchise business and our current successful Caremark franchise development programme."

Some other brands we have consulted for:
orange, Rohan, Stenders, Daily Poppins, the streat, Dream Doors, Safeclean, The Frying Squad, Big Fish, CargoCall, Cannelle, Zumo, Cookerburra, northwood, Snack-in-the-Box, Cleaning Doctor, Ladies Workout Express, Platinum Property Partners, Skimpy, LMI, GEMS