The UK's drainage specialists

If you're looking for professional and reliable services for your business or home, then you've come to the right place.

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    UK wide support from local engineers
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    24/7/365 Emergency callouts
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    #1 for professionalism and technical ability
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    Approachable & friendly professionals
Drainage Services

More Than Just Drain Unblocking

Our expertise and specialist technical equipment extends to more than just drain unblocking. We also provide, CCTV drain surveys, drain repairs and pipe lining, gutter clearance, drain mapping, robotic cutting and pre-planned drain maintenance. At Metro Rod we are one of the UK’s premium drain specialist networks, offering everything from drain inspections to drain mapping, drain surveys to drain rodding, drain repair to installation services.

Pump Services

Pump Station Maintenance and Installations

Specially trained and qualified to provide your business and home with complete support for pump solutions. From design to installation, ongoing maintenance and repairs.

Tanker Services

Over 50 Tankers Operating 24/7

Working across the UK, our fleet of tankers are available for flood water removal, de-silting road gullies and interceptors, grease trap emptying, high-pressure drain jetting, pump chamber cleaning, septic tank emptying and more.

Plumbing Services

The Nation's Local Plumber

Our sister company, Metro Plumb, operate 24/7/365 across the UK providing your home and business with emergency plumbing solutions from professional, qualified local plumbers. If you find yourself searching for “drain company near me” then you don’t need to look any further. Metro Rod are the local plumbing and drainage specialists you are looking for.

Pollution Control and Prevention

Pollution Control and Prevention for Businesses

Does your business know where its drains discharge to or have drain maintenance measures in place to prevent pollution and ensure you comply with the Environment Agency’s guidance? From asset mapping to regular drain maintenance, we can assist you with your pollution control.


Google My Business Rating

First class

"Many thanks for your excellent service today.

Your team arrived spot on time, were charming, knowledgeable and with the necessary kit were able to quickly resolve our drainage problems.

First class. Will not hesitate to recommend to ... Read moreothers."

Good Service

Very good service, happy with the work.

“Excellent Customer Service”

"Phil Walsh attended. Great job in quick time and excellent customer service."

Adam Paget, CBRE

Metro Rod was a great outfit and a good team to works with which they were thorough, methodical, tidy workers and very conscientious with regards to nearby retail shops and potential issues from blocking the drains for the repairs. I would ... Read moredefinitely recommend them and if I had a project in the area they covered id use the again.

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Contact us today for a quote or to arrange a free site-visit. 

You can also contact our 24/7 emergency helpline on 0800 66 88 00.

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Latest News

Common Drainage Problems in Hot Weather

14th June 2022 - in Cardiff, Gloucester, Hereford, Newport

Most people associate blocked drains with cold and wet weather, however, summer comes with its own drainage problems. Hot weather drainage problems: Hot Pipes - Most drainage pipes are made of plastic. As pipes are often exposed to the outside in very hot weather the plastic pipes can fracture and...

Asset Mapping VS Drain Mapping

13th June 2022 - in Cardiff, Gloucester, Hereford, Newport

Both asset mapping and drain mapping create comprehensive maps of your drains. Drain and asset mapping go hand in hand in order to create a full picture of your drainage system. Asset Mapping: Asset mapping takes the GPS coordinates of all above-ground assets including manholes, gullies, and interceptors. The GPS...


8th June 2022 - in Carmarthen, Llanelli, Neath, Pembroke, Swansea

Our engineers encounter all sorts of creepy crawlies and wildlife during their day-to-day duties. It's amazing the dark and damp places that these creatures will make their home. This beauty was caught whilst clearing out Kidwelly Castle recently. However, the most common infiltrator of your drains will be rats -...