Metro Rod Colchester and Ipswich

Blocked, broken or damaged drains? Call the drainage experts

  • Unrivalled response time – there when you need us
  • Professional service – during and after the job
  • We aim to be on site as fast as possible
  • Peace of mind: Our engineers are trained to high standards, DBS checked & fully insured.


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Welcome to Metro Rod Colchester & Ipswich – The Drainage Experts. We provide extensive solutions to the homes and businesses of Colchester & Ipswich and the surrounding region 24 hours a day, all year round. Blocked drains & drain maintenance are no problem for us, as our expert engineers have seen it all. We have the solution to all of your drainage problems.

Our friendly and experienced team, based in South East Anglia, have a range of awards and accreditations. We offer a range of services from unblocking & maintaining drains to CCTV drain surveys, we can resolve your drainage problems of all kinds, across Devon. Whether you are in Colchester, Ipswich, Chelmsford or Southend and anywhere inbetween, we are there for you 24/7/365.

With a history of working with major UK companies and leading high street names, our professional, high standard services are available 24/7/365. Whenever you may need a drain unblocking, day or night, with our unrivalled response time, we can be on site within the day. This extends into all the services we offer, including tankering services and CCTV drain surveys.

All of our engineers are fully trained, DBS checked and fully insured. They aim to give you the highest level of service, from basic services such as blocked toilets and manholes, to the more technical side, such as drain rehabilitation and detailed CCTV drain surveys.

  • Clearing Drain Blockages
  • Inspection & CCTV Blockages
  • Drain Repair & Excavation
  • Pipe Line & Renovation
  • Tanker Services
  • Pre-planned Preventative Maintenance
  • Emergency Plumbing
  • Home Buyer Drain Surveys
  • Gutter Cleaning

As a business we are committed to investing in the latest industry technology to ensure a safe and professional service to all our customers.

“We’ve been clearing blocked drains for more than twenty years across South East Anglia and we’re proud of our reputation for quality service and customer satisfaction.

Major companies and leading high street names trust us to deal with all their regular drain maintenance and we’ll bring the same high standards of service to tackle your drain blockage.

We are a drainage company that use the latest technology to offer the very best service, including Metro Vac, offering hassle free, gutter cleaning and Metro Cam, the latest iTouch technology for CCTV surveys.” – Paul Green, Franchisee

We understand the importance of great customer service and take care of our customers from the moment of initial contact through to resolution of  their drainage problem and continue the communication with our customers after the job has been completed.

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“Nothing but impressed”

"I have been nothing but impressed with Metro Rod. Whilst I have had a complete nightmare with insurance companies and another drainage company, Metro Rod have always provided a professional service.

The engineers were efficient, I got... Read more courtesy calls from their local office regarding arrival times which other companies failed to do. They completed the job well, made good and gave me all the advice I needed.

I will only deal with Metro Rod going forward".

Mr G. - Colchester, Essex

Very friendly & helpful

A few words of praise & satisfaction following the visit of your team yesterday to sort out the 'failed' pitch fibre drain in Colchester. From the arrival of your team on site they showed a great deal of confidence, as well as being very fr... Read moreiendly & helpful.

At all times they displayed a very professional & workmanlike approach to the work & demonstrated a thorough & practical knowledge of the remedial works process; they were also happy to discuss the stages of the works with me for my information & understanding.

They left the site in a clean & safe condition - as if they had not been there at all. It is a great source of comfort for me to know that the drain is now fully functional & will, (I feel sure), continue to perform perfectly well for years to come. I now can have complete peace of mind knowing that I shall no longer have to undertake the arduous & unpleasant task of un-blocking that...... drain!

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