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The Brierley Hop House is a flagship site and with canal side views situated opposite the Intu Merry Hill Shopping Centre and surrounded by a wealth of commercial properties. A good sized pub over two floors it also boasts a function room which is utilised for dance classes, yoga and business meetings etc.
With a 300 plus capacity this bustling venue hosts a jam packed events calendar ranging from private functions, comedy nights, live bands, plus much more!   With a 60/40 split in favour of wet sales, the Brierley Hop House offers great potential for an experienced, passionate food operator who can continue to drive this business forward by increasing sales through excellent customer service, amazing food and promoting functions and entertainment!
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 an experienced food operator who can continue to drive this fantastic business forward.  Good networking skills are a must as this is key for this pub, whilst also knowledge of running a full events calendar which has helped drive the success of this pub.  
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!