Pimlico Plumbers founder and Enterprise
Fellow, Charlie Mullins, is committed to giving opportunities to
young people no matter what their background.
The Prince’s Trust presents an opportunity that
very few people from my working class background are able to enjoy
- something that makes me determined to contribute to its ongoing
- Charlie Mullins, Managing
Director, Pimlico Plumbers
Having left school at 15 with no qualifications, Charlie
started a four-year apprenticeship in plumbing. In 1979 he set up
Pimlico Plumbers and 34 years on the company is a thriving,
family-owned operation, turning over in excess of £18 million
annually, with a workforce of 220.
Charlie is passionate about youth training and apprenticeships
and is a strong advocate of entrepreneurism.
“Being a big believer in the saying the more you put in the more
you get out I’m confident that those that are supported by The
Prince’s Trust and have the desire and drive to set up their own
business have every chance of succeeding."