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The Tavern is a one bar operation with the internal trading area split on two levels. The top level hosts pool table & large TV, whilst the lower level has several large TV's & gaming machines. This is a wet only pub with a huge focus on sport with activity surrounding sporting events & occasional entertainment. Externally there is a well presented beer garden to the rear. There is no car park at the pub, however there is car parking across the road. This pub is a well-established wet led business in the heart of Great Harwood. Capital investment has been recently completed and the pub has been fully refurbished throughout.
The Opportunity
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)
Who are we looking for?
An experienced local operator with energy and flair is required to develop the business further. Knowledge of the local area would be an advantage with the ability to develop and engage the local community to support team sports, local community events, sporting venue and live entertainment and becoming the place to be yet again.
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!