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Overview

The Viaduct is a well-established community pub serving a well-supported central menu and Marston’s cask ales. Sitting on an extremely busy main route between Kidderminster and Worcester, this road side pub has huge presence and ample of opportunity. The two room operation separates the lively bar from the lounge and eating area, catering for all requirements. The Viaduct has and remains the centre of the community and has its own spacious car park; and outside drinking patio area to watch the world go by. The pub benefits from your traditional pub games including pool and darts, and also has BT Sports and Sky sports.

The Opportunity
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?
We are looking for a community focused operator to drive the business forward. The successful operator needs to engage with the local community, encourage team participation and ensure the very best hospitality is provided by the team whilst having business acumen to identify and realize the many opportunities available.  Previous experience in stock control, food service, cask ale and cellar management preferred.