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Drains / Drainage Services
Rod Roman Bath
Local Family Run Business
Roman Rod Ltd is a local and independent family run business based in Bath and serving a growing list of clients in and around Bath, Wiltshire, and South Gloucestershire. We are members of Bath Trading Standards Buy with Confidence scheme and accredited to Contractor Plus Database.
We cover all aspects of drainage work from blocked sinks or toilets, drain clearance, CCTV, excavations and much
After completing an apprenticeship in plumbing at Bath Tech college, and working for Haywood and Wooster, I decided to start my own plumbing business Roman Plumbing Services with my wife, Donna, back in 1982.
Since then (and four sons later) we have re-branded with a new company name Roman Rod LTD.
This came about because we extended our services to offer drainage solutions alongside the plumbing.
Our business is a genuinely family-run with my wife, Donna, (Company Administrator) answering all enquiries and handling the accounting.
Our eldest son, Jack, has a wealth of experience in the drainage industry and specializes in CCTV Surveys, drain mapping and drain lining as well as plumbing repairs.
The second eldest, Samuel, has recently joined the business after serving in the Royal Air Force, and more recently working in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Samuel has a vast amount of knowledge in the health and safety sector, including risk assessments, and method statements. He is a qualified IOSH Managing safety officer.
My other two sons, Freddie and Billy, are both professional rugby players in the premiership for Bath and Ulster and both support the business.
Our main aim is to give a prompt, reliable and personal service, offering good value and minimal disruption.
Jerry Burns Director Roman Rod
Based on 38 reviews
Discovered a very smelly drain while clearing shrubs in the garden. Called Roman Rod on Friday afternoon and as promised they arrived at 11 am on Monday morning. These guys know what they are doing and the offending drain was cleared in less than 15 minutes. Really friendly crew much to the delight of Tess the Dachshund who was very disappointed when they left. Excellent and very quick service. Thoroughly recommend. (Reviewed April 2020)
Roman Rod responded to a request to check out drain which was blocked. They unblocked it and carried out wash to prevent this happening again. They were efficient, friendly and helpful. (Reviewed November 2019)
Excellent service throughout. Arrived on time, clean and tidy. Fixed problem quickly, very professional. (Reviewed November 2019)
Very pleased that the company was able to turn up within a couple of hours of my phone call. The engineers were friendly and informative, and cleared the blocked drain within half an hour, ensuring the site was clean and tidy before they left. (Reviewed September 2019)
Excellent (Reviewed August 2019)
Emergency drain work. (Reviewed July 2019)
3 patches fitted to the main drain pipe and solved our rat problem. (Reviewed July 2019)
Prompt, efficient and good service. (Reviewed July 2019)
First class service. Jack & Sam worked non-stop from the moment they arrived. Drain clearance and camera report came by email. (Reviewed July 2019)
Unblocking drains (sink and exterior). (Reviewed July 2019)
Roman Rod dealt with a blocked kitchen sink professionally and in a friendly manner. This was the first time we had used the company and I would recommend strongly. (Reviewed July 2019)
Brilliant! Very prompt, efficient, quick result, very neat and clean and hosed site down. Very polite, helpful and cheerful. (Reviewed July 2019)
Absolutely good. Attend the job as soon as possible. Drain was clear. Turned out it is the W/M. And went the extra mile to clear drain on machine. Really happy. Had Roman Rod before and still very happy. (Reviewed July 2019)
Unblocking bath waste. (Reviewed July 2019)
They arrived within 1 hr of my phone call, were friendly and polite and carried out clearing of sewer quickly and efficiently. (Reviewed July 2019)
Absolutely brilliant. Arrived within the hour at rural location. a blockage in our drains was completely cleared in minutes with very little mess(which they then washed away)They were so professional, friendly and efficient and I am so impressed by such amazing service. Thank you! (Reviewed January 2019)
Mine was a difficult job but nothing fazed them. 100% satisfied, all good. (Reviewed August 2018)
Excellent service. Technicians were knowledgeable and polite. Drain cleared without any problem or mess. Before leaving they checked a manhole at the front of the house which turned out to be partially blocked and sorted this out as well
10 out of 10 (Reviewed July 2018)
Excellent, quick service lovely workmen polite clean tidy and did the job perfectly. Fully recommended. (Reviewed July 2018)
Very knowledgeable and efficient, no mess and good price (Reviewed May 2018)
Within a half hour of my call to help sort out a bad smell coming from kitchen sink drain, two Roman Rod employees arrived and sorted it out. Turns out it was a simple problem. They did not charge me. Fantastic!! (Reviewed February 2018)
Drains clearance. (Reviewed October 2017)
Cleaned our blocked drain quickly and with no fuss. Very professional! (Reviewed September 2017)
Excellent knowledgeable team that assisted at our property (Reviewed September 2017)
Excellent and courteous service for a blocked drain. (Reviewed August 2017)
Roman Rod came very quickly and cleaned the drains.
Excellent service! (Reviewed June 2017)
We had our drains de-blocked by Roman Rod. The two lads who did the work were polite, professional and got it all done1 Fantastic! (Reviewed June 2017)
Descaling car park pipework at the podium centre. As usual a quick and highly efficient service 10 out of 10 (Reviewed June 2017)
Prompt attention to blocked drain. Friendly and thorough (Reviewed May 2017)
Quick, polite service thanks!
Would definitely recommend in the future (Reviewed May 2017)
Came within the 2 hours as promised on the day. Rang dealt with the problem very efficiantly (Reviewed May 2017)
Inspect overflow of drains, map drain system around our house, provide solutions to repair the problem causing the overflow (Reviewed May 2017)
Jetting of surface water drains (Reviewed May 2017)
Just an amazing service 30 minutes from phone call to arriving. Very friendly highly competent, sorted out my drain issues swiftly and efficiently. 5 stars. (Reviewed March 2017)
With a completely blocked sink and washing machine out flow i needed someone urgently. I spoke with Donna in the office and within half an Jack from Roman Rod was here at the flat. He quickly identified the problem and was soon quick to work to resolve the blockage in my drains. Which he sorted within the hour. Friendly, super efficient I can't recommend them more highly. Cheers to the team at Roman Rod (Reviewed September 2016)
I looked for a local company to clear my drain, which had been repeatedly blocking up for months, and found Roman Rod Ltd on the internet. They answered my call promptly and came out within the hour. They did an excellent and efficient job, clearly explaining the process and result. I would have no hesitation using them again, if necessary, and in recommending them. They also do driveway/patio cleaning and I will be using them for that in the future. (Reviewed July 2016)
Nearly didn't use them as they had no reviews on this website. We had a drains emergency which they sorted promptly and whilst on site I took advantage of their plumbing knowledge and they fixed two other long standing problems and then explained clearly what I need to do re a heating issue.
Really generous with their time and tidied up. No hesitations in recommending. (Reviewed May 2016)