We are fully committed to servicing all customers in the current circumstances. Our engineers are working hard 24/7 to support all domestic and commercial customers.

Did you know that Metro Rod in Liverpool also serve the town and unblock the blocked drains of Skelmersdale?


Even though we are known as Metro Rod Merseyside or Metro Rod Liverpool our expert drain services expand into the nearby town of Skelmersdale also!


Skelmersdale is on the River Tawd, only 13 miles away from Liverpool and Metro Rod are proud that we provide our drain services to the Skelmersdale area.  How much though do you know about Skelmersdale?  We have put together a few facts about the area that you may not already know!


  • Skelmersdale was recorded as having the name Skalmeresedel in 1136 and was a wide mostly unpopulated area at the time.  The population grew from just 760 in 1851 to 5699 at the turn of the 20th century.
  • The urbanisation of Skelmersdale co-incided with the start of the Industrial Revolution.  Coal mining in the area began in the early 19th century and Skelmersdale became an important colliery village.  Little remains of it’s coal mining past nowadays though.
  • In 1961 Skelmersdale was designated as a new town meaning that it took an overspill of population from North Merseyside, again increasing the population.
  • Skelmersdale is home to The Beacon Park, boasting excellent views, woodland walks, play areas, a visitor centre and a café, well worth a visit!
  • Skelmersdale is home to many great places to eat, from The Coach House, The Star Inn, The Toby Tavern, The Prince William Inn, Whites Kitchen and a number of great Chip Shops, you will never be stuck for a great meal in Skelmersdale!
  • If you want to work off all of that yummy food Skelmersdale is home to a branch of Bannatyne’s Health Clubs.  The chain, founded by Dragon’s Den’s Duncan Bannatyne has approximately 70 sites nationwide and has top class facilities.
  • Eurovision ‘Pop Princess’ Sonia hails from Skelmersdale! You’ll never stop us from loving her!!
  • Skelmersdale is home to a number of great educational outlets, including West Lancashire College (where we carry out drain cleaning as and when required!)
  • Shopping Centres in Skelmersdale include The Concourse Centre, Sandy Lane and Ashurst Shopping Centre which provide everything that a shopper may need.
  • Finally, Skelmersdale has a great drainage company that provides drainage services day and night – Metro Rod!  We provide genuine 24/7 services for homes, businesses and building sites alike, meaning that the residents, facilities managers and business owners of Skelmersdale never need to worry about having blocked drains, blocked toilets or similar, Metro Rod are always here to provide our services to them!


If you have any drainage requirements (even if you don’t live or work in Skelmersdale!) you can rely on Metro Rod to fix your problems for you, we are a reliable, trustworthy professional company who have a 24/7 genuine service.  Your call to our office will always be answered by a friendly, trained on call manager who can start diagnosing any drainage problems immediately and then advise of the best way to solve these.


If you want to get in touch please either:

Go to our website, www.metrorod.co.uk/Liverpool

Call us direct on 0151 909 2807

Go on our Twitter or Facebook Pages

Connect with Jenny, our Business Development Manager on LinkedIn.

Whatever your drainage problem we have the solution and hope to hear from you soon!


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