Clip ‘n Climb franchises to benefit from rise in staycations after UK lockdown

August 10, 2020

Clip ‘n Climb, an international leader in the fun climbing market, is expecting a rise in UK staycations following the global COVID-19 pandemic.

 
Clip ‘n Climb franchise owners in the UK are likely to benefit from a rise staycations this summer, following the fact that many people have put their holiday plans on hold as a result of the pandemic.

The UK entered a coronavirus-related lockdown in March this year, and while restrictions are now being relaxed many will not be travelling abroad this summer. In fact, 45% of people in the UK are expected to holiday within the country in the next six months.

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To capitalise on this, business owners may decide to open a franchise under a quality, well-known leisure brand. This means they can attract customers quickly while enjoying the security and support of Clip ‘n Climb’s proven business model.

Compete turnkey business model

Clip ‘n Climb has over 80 centres in the UK, as well as more than 300 centres around the world. The franchise model is a complete turnkey leisure business, including design and installation for more than 40 climbing challenges for the whole family. Franchisees can also take advantage of full training and support, useful resources, equipment discounts, maintenance checks and marketing support.

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Vicky Coupe, Clip ‘n Climb franchise manager, says: “Following our reopening on July 25th, we are encouraged by the high number of bookings we’ve received by existing and new customers. It’s clear that more and more people across the UK are looking for new fun ways to spend their free time and with that, there’s the opportunity for new franchisees to benefit.”

Clip ‘n Climb centres in the UK have been open to the public once more since 25 July, with extra safety procedures such as social distancing, online bookings, contactless payments, PPE, smaller sessions and new hand sanitising stations. Many have been declared ‘Good to Go’ by visit England, confirming that they meet all the relevant health and safety guidelines.

Earlier this year, Clip ‘n Climb published the results of its global customer survey on attitudes to COVID-19, with the aim of helping operators plan for a safe reopening that takes into account their visitors’ needs.

Source: Blooloop

Clip ‘n Climb looks to open first-ever franchise centres in the UK

January 29, 2020

Clip ‘n Climb, an international leader in the fun climbing market, is looking to launch its first-ever franchise centres, with a commitment to open 100 new UK venues.

 
Clip ‘n Climb UK has announced that it will be rolling out its successful model by launching nationwide franchise locations and concessions. To begin this project, it is looking to launch a new centre in Manchester. This follows a surge in popularity for indoor climbing.

The company has operated in the UK since 2011 and is part of Entre-Prises UK Ltd, a subsidiary of the ABEO group. It already operates over 80 centres around the country and has a cumulative yearly turnover of around £25 million. Now, it will license the brand to independent operators as part of an expansion project.

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Complete turnkey leisure business model

These franchises will include a complete turnkey leisure business model, with design and installation for over 40 climbing challenges, catering to visitors of all ages. For operators who share similar core value, this is an opportunity to benefit from a full training and support programme. This features insights and tips on business planning, finance and safety.

Franchise centres will also be able to take advantage of discounts on equipment, maintenance checks, further training, upgrades, marketing support and additional booking system features. Customers will enjoy a range of quality climbing activities, with Clip ‘n Climb’s auto belay devices. The centres will also have a branded cafe, party rooms and soft play.

Vicky Coupe, Clip ‘n Climb franchise manager, says: “Clip ‘n Climb has revolutionised indoor climbing. The theme park meets climbing wall concept offers a thrill and challenge to people of four years of age all the way up to 80+.

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“We’ve seen leisure climbing grow in popularity since we installed the first Clip ‘n Climb centre in the UK and industry insights report a 40-50 per cent increase of indoor climbers in the last two years alone. With the news that sport climbing will make its Olympic debut at the games in Japan 2020 its popularity is set to soar and so it’s the perfect time to look for the right people in the right locations to share in our success.”

“Launching the franchise model marks a major milestone and cements our ambition to give even more people in the UK, especially in Manchester access to fun, safe, indoor climbing.”

Clip ‘n Climb will also be heading to the 20th IAAPI Expo in Mumbai, India, from 26 – 28 February 2020. The team will be showcasing the company’s full range of products and services at the show.

By Charlotte Coates

Source: Blooloop

Climbing specialist set to launch London franchise centres as part of UK expansion

January 5, 2020

A company specialising in ‘fun climbing’ is rolling out its franchise centres in London as part of its UK expansion. Clip ’n Climb has committed to opening 100 new centres across the country as part of its ongoing expansion, including several in the capital.

 
The brand, which has operated in the UK since 2011, currently has over 80 centres around the UK specialising in indoor and outdoor climbing activities.

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Vicky Coupe, Clip ’n Climb franchise manager, commented: “Clip ’n Climb has revolutionised indoor climbing. The theme park meets climbing wall concept offers a thrill and challenge to people of four years of age all the way up to 80+.

“We’ve seen leisure climbing grow in popularity since we installed the first Clip ’n Climb centre in the UK and industry insights report a 40-50 per cent increase of indoor climbers in the last two years alone.

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“Launching the franchise model marks a major milestone and cements our ambition to give even more people in the UK access to fun, safe, indoor climbing.”

By Jane Imrie

Source: BDaily

Reach new heights with a Clip ‘n Climb centre

December 30, 2019

Clip ‘n Climb UK, the recreational climbing activity centre, is rolling out its successful model by launching franchise centres and concessions with the aim of opening 100 new UK centres.

The brand has operated in the UK since 2011 and is part of Entre-Prises UK (a leading manufacturer of climbing walls) which is a subsidiary of the French Group, ABEO that supplies sports and leisure equipment.

 
Clip ‘n Climb currently has over 80 centres across the UK, achieving an annual turnover of almost £25m said the company.

The franchise incorporates a complete turnkey leisure business model, including design and installation of more than 40 indoor and outdoor climbing challenges designed to appeal to all age groups.

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Clip ‘n Climb explains that its business proposition is for those who share its values and principles, and says its comprehensive franchise training and support programme covers business planning, finance and safety.

Franchisees will also receive exclusive discounts on equipment, maintenance checks, further training and have early access to upgrades, new climbing wall releases, as well as marketing support and additional booking system features.

Clip ‘n Climb offers customers access to a variety of climbing challenges for the whole family, as well as offering classes such as Climb Fit, a fitness training session. The centres also include a café, party rooms and soft play areas.

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Vicky Coupe, franchise manager at Clip ‘n Climb, introducing its concept said: “Clip ‘n Climb has revolutionised indoor climbing. The theme park meets climbing wall concept offers a thrill and challenge to people of four years of age all the way up to 80 plus.

“We’ve seen leisure climbing grow in popularity since we installed the first Clip ‘n Climb centre in the UK and industry insights report a 40 to 50 per cent increase of indoor climbers in the last two years alone.

“With the news that sport climbing will make its Olympic debut at the games in Japan 2020 its popularity is set to soar and so it’s the perfect time to look for the right people in the right locations to share in our success.

“Launching the franchise model marks a major milestone and cements our ambition to give even more people in the UK access to fun, safe, indoor climbing.”

Clip ‘n Climb was founded in 2005 in Christchurch, New Zealand and has since grown the brand internationally to reach 265 centres worldwide.

Source: Franchise World

Clip ‘n Climb looking to launch first ever franchise centres

December 2, 2019

Clip ‘n Climb UK, the market leader in fun climbing, is rolling out its successful model by launching franchise centres and concessions nationwide and is looking to launch a centre in Manchester.

 
Clip ‘n Climb, which has operated in the UK since 2011 is part of Entre-Prises UK Ltd – a subsidiary of the ABEO group. The brand presently has over 80 centres across the UK and achieves approximately £25 million cumulative turnover per annum.

Clip ‘n Climb plans to open 100 new franchise centres nationwide and will license its brand to independents and budding entrepreneurs as part of its progressive expansion program.

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A Clip ‘n Climb franchise incorporates a complete turn key leisure business model including design and installation for more than 40 indoor and outdoor climbing challenges designed to appeal to all age groups. The proposition for those who share Clip ‘n Climb’s values and principles is a comprehensive franchise training and support programme covering business planning, finance and safety. In addition they will receive exclusive discounts on equipment, maintenance checks, further training, early access to upgrades, new climbing wall releases, marketing support and additional booking system features.

For customers, the franchise centres will offer the same access to quality climbing challenges fit for the whole family with it’s unique auto belay devices. They will also have a branded cafe, party rooms and additional soft play areas.

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Vicky Coupe, Clip ‘n Climb franchise manager, commented: “Clip ‘n Climb has revolutionised indoor climbing. The theme park meets climbing wall concept offers a thrill and challenge to people of four years of age all the way up to 80+.

“We’ve seen leisure climbing grow in popularity since we installed the first Clip ‘n Climb centre in the UK and industry insights report a 40-50 per cent increase of indoor climbers in the last two years alone. With the news that sport climbing will make its Olympic debut at the games in Japan 2020 its popularity is set to soar and so it’s the perfect time to look for the right people in the right locations to share in our success.”

“Launching the franchise model marks a major milestone and cements our ambition to give even more people in the UK, especially in Manchester access to fun, safe, indoor climbing.”

By Nigel Barlow

Source: About Manchester