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The Red Lion is an enthusiastic, community wet led business located on a busy high street in Coedpoeth. The pub is supported by local residents and a number of local sports teams. The site benefits from both a lounge area but also a gaming section which is home to a pool table, darts board and is regularly used by teams. To the rear of the premises, the site boasts a beer garden with tables and benches and a car park for approximately 10 vehicles. There is an opportunity for the new operator to introduce a home cooked food menu.

Who are we looking for?
We are looking for a new operator who has enthusiasm and genuine drive to become part of the community. Although no previous pub experience is needed, a sound understanding of business or prior sole trading would be helpful.

About the agreement:

Our retail agreement is ideal for someone looking to run their own pub business for a small ingoing fee. Income is based on a percentage of the pub’s weekly sales, so the more you grow the business, the more you can earn.
  • Self-employed opportunity
  • Five year, rent free agreement
  • Take home between 20% to 25% of the total weekly turnover
  • Fully tied to Marston’s for all beers, wines, spirits and minerals however, all wet and food stock is supplied and paid for by Marston's
  • Marston's pay for the utility bills (excluding council tax), repairs and provide fixtures and fittings
  • Induction training is provided together with additional on-going training, a support package and a dedicated area operations manager to help you develop your business

Retail Partners are responsible for:

  • Employing all staff, and responsible for staff costs and employments matters
  • Council Tax on private residential accommodation and all insurance costs (excluding building insurance)
  • £5,000 security deposit + £360 legal fees apply (including VAT)
  • Obtaining proof of independent professional advice from a qualified accountant and a qualified solicitor at their own cost before entering into a full agreement
  • Obtaining a Personal License
  • Completing Pre-Entry Awareness Training (Optional)

Did you know?

Marston’s has a wide range of opportunities for a wide range of people, but one thing’s for sure, our passion for pubs is at the heart of all we do. We’ve got 183 years of experience in brewing beer and running a range of successful pubs throughout the UK, so you could say we’ve got a pretty good track record!

To run a pub with us, simply click Apply!