Celebrity Interview: Charlie Mullins OBE
18th November 2015
Charlie left school at 15 with no qualifications and started a 4 year apprenticeship in plumbing. Six years later he started Pimlico Plumbers in a basement in Pimlico and is now worth more than £70 million.
He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2015 Queen’s New Years Honours List for his services to the Plumbing Industry.
Pimlico Plumbers is now London’s largest independent plumbing & service company, with over 200 employees and 160 vehicles. Its clientèle includes, Simon Cowell, Dame Helen Mirren, Joanna Lumley, Joan Collins, Keira Knightly, Daniel Craig and Richard Branson.
Glass of Bubbly Interview
Where’s the most memorable place you’ve ever enjoyed a Glass of Bubbly?
In the back of my Bentley, on the way back from Buckingham Palace after I received my OBE from Prince Charles.
Which is your favourite Champagne or sparkling wine?
Dom Pérignon, 1952 (The year of my birth, which I’m saying was a decent vintage).
What does Champagne mean to you?
D: Enjoying great company
For me it’s all of the options.
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