Southern & Ireland FDS Regional Directors

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 Godfrey Lancashire, Founder & Managing Director of London House had to say:

Some time after launching our London House franchise we commissioned FDS (Southern) to provide consultancy services. It was an extremely beneficial exercise to our company. Our only regret was that we did not do it sooner.

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, ACM, cargocall, carewatch, Daily Poppins, the streat, The Frying Squad, Drain Doctor Plumbing, Eddie Rocket's, BigFish, Ladies Workout Express, Cannelle, Zumo, Cookerburra, stenders, safeclean, ayton global research, dream doors, northwood, Snack-in-the-Box, Cleaning Doctor, Platinum Property Partners, skrimpy, LMI, GEMS, Wiltshire Farm Foods