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The Black bull is an excellent, community local pub situated on the outskirts of Mansfield town centre. It benefits from a main road location and has a strong reputation for its food. The pub has recently been refurbished to a high standard throughout.

The pub also benefits from a function room which can cater for private parties and local groups. The pub is located on the edge of Mansfield and offers a prominent main road location, with strong passing trade. Nearby, there is a large housing development and transport links. The Black Bull has a strong food reputation, a loyal customer base and is currently supported by local residents and passing trade.

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?
The successful candidate should have the ability to integrate into the local community and drive the business forward. The new operator should also be able to improve the pubs current activity schedule and increase its overall food sales.
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!