About Us

On The Road Tattoo was established in 2018 and is a pioneering tattoo studio. It is the number one professional mobile brand in  the Isle of Man. Driven by results, On the Road is famous for the professionally converted tattoo studio within a VW Crafter LWB van.

The franchise opportunity can be successfully rolled out across the UK, Ireland and the EU.

Being an On The Road Tattoo franchisee allows you to be your own boss, without being alone, OTR are there to support you every step of the way. We can provide you with the brand and A proven tattoo studio, but you will need to work hard to establish your market. On The Road is a retail franchise opportunity, therefore you will be expected to operate and manage a thriving tattoo studio business from a mobile premises.


As part of On The Road Tattoo you have purchasing power! Great tattoo brands want to talk to us, deal with us and sell to us at great price points.

Continuos Training

With a varied range of experience and styles within the brand, there is an opportunity to constantly learn and share new ideas.

Problem Solving

You are never alone. whatever problem or obstacle that you come up against, chances are someone within our team has already overcome it. Shared experience leads to a fasttrack to success



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“With a start up investment from £50,000 for a fully licensed tattoo studio that has next to no overheads, you have the opportunity to flourish and grow quickly. Enjoy concentrating on your artwork and not your problems ”

Iaint Nosaint, Owner On the Road Tattoo

A Team of Experts Behind the Wheel

We want you to become famous for your tattoos and join an industry worth an estimated £200 million in the UK. Careers in the professional tattoo industry are enjoyable, challenging, flexible and full of opportunities. The members of the On the Road franchise network are passionate, professional and genuine and it’s these qualities that build customer loyalty and keep clients coming back to On the Road Tattoo franchise time and time again.

Franchisee responsibilities include:

  • Managing the daily operation of the business.
  • Managing payroll and admin for employees.
  • Active networking and promotion of the franchise business within the local community.
  • Recruitment, motivation and management of the team.
  • Monitoring of individual artist performance and studio business performance indicators.
  • Implementing marketing initiatives.

Franchise Package We have several franchise opportunities:

  • Conversion of an ex demo studio – Start up cost: from £50,000.
  • Opening a new studio -Start up cost: £70,000-£100,000.

(This is inclusive of the franchisee fee, all set-up costs and operating expenses and licensing). Each project must be looked at individually, but the above figures give a good indication of the potential outlays. Our comprehensive training programmes are designed to give you the know-how and confidence to run your own business, safe in the knowledge that support and advice is always available.

It is important that you are well-informed before taking the decision to join the On the Road Tattoo network, below we have highlighted what we see as the key benefits within the franchise package:


  • Local Market Analysis
  • Business Planning
  • Van Selection
  • Studio Design
  • Assistance in Staff Recruitment
  • Initial Training
  • Pre-Launch Marketing Activity


  • Merchandising
  • Operating Procedures
  • Analysis of figures and regular reviews of KPIs
  • Continuous Training
  • Ongoing Marketing Support throughout the year
  • Online Seminars and National Conference
  • Branded Software
  • Website Set-Up & Content Management
  • Franchise-Only Facebook Forum
  • Expansion.

Ideal Franchisee

There are many attributes we look for in our franchisees and, although previous experience in the tattoo industry is not necessary, possessing the following qualities really does help:


  • Inspirational leadership
  • Business acumen
  • Enthusiasm
  • Dedication
  • Determination
  • Self-motivation
  • Energy
  • A passion for tattoo.
  • A commitment to customer care

Central Website

We take care of the website, all you supply is your content. With in house web design we can upload your content daily, we can also distribute the enquiries for your exclusive area directly to your inbox.


With the ability to design and print everything from stickers to T shirts in house, the merchandise generates a good margin for your business. Get involved with the design process.

Tattoo Aftercare

Use and promote On the Road Tattoo aftercare for great results and added profit. It’s 100% natural and 100% Vegan.

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