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The recently fully refurbished New Spires is a truecommunity pub on the outskirts of Coventry City Centre. The Pub has recentlyundergone a major capex which included the installation of a giant TV wall,Party Table with built in wireless chargers and giant ice well. The pub issplit into 2 rooms the bar (70 Covers) designed especially for regular livemusic acts, Sky Sports, pool & darts. The lounge is a cosy traditionalfamily friendly dining area with its own small toddlers area to keep the littleones entertained. The pub boasts a large patio area with smoking shelter and ahuge beer garden with seating for over 100 people. The pub has become famousfor its community activity including some great fundraising events. The Pubhosts various sporting teams from pool, darts and football. The New Spiresoperates on our Birch menu, traditional pub classics served every day from 12pmtill 9pm. The kitchen is located on the 1st floor and contains a dumb waiterfor quick access to the bar. The pub also benefits from 2 separate flats alarge 3 bedroom home along with a separate Assistant Manager flat with its ownstandalone bathroom.

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?

The successful candidate must have experience running alarge, high paced, high volume community pub. We are looking for someone who possessthe ability to grow the food side of the business, whilst becoming a key pillarin the community. The ability to market the business and host regular events, fundraisers& entertainment is crucial. The ideal candidate for the New Spires issomeone who wants to be the face of the business and drive the already successfultrade even further.

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!