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The Railway Inn benefits from being located close to the centre of Swadlincote and within close proximity to the local park and amenities. The pub itself is split into 3 different bar areas, with the main area being sectioned off, as well as a sports room with pool table & dart board and a function room which can be utilised for dining and private functions/events. There is also a good sized garden area and large car park. There is the opportunity for the Retailer to implement their own food offer to drive sales as well as catering for the high amount of functions.
The Opportunity
About the agreement:

Our retail agreement is ideal for someone looking to run their own pub business for a small in-going 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?
This would suit a food focussed Operator(s) who could drive the food business as well as facilitating functions whilst continuing to run a successful pub. Good service and networking skills are keys to success as you will be dealing with all types of customer profiles.  
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!