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The Lodge enjoys a prominent roadside location overlooking the sea in the affluent Village of Slyne, conveniently located to the M6 and Lancaster the benefits from 10 well-appointed ensuite bedrooms and has enjoyed a buoyant Bar and Destination Food trade. The Pub internally has tremendous character and provides a versatile space for both Business Meetings and Functions. Outside there is Parking is on 2 tiers with 60 car parking spaces and a Beer Patio area.
This Pub offers the potential multiple significant income streams for a driven entrepreneur.
  • Private Accommodation -  1 double bedroom
  • Spacious function room
  • Large Car Park - 2 tiers, room for 60 cars
  • 10 ensuite letting rooms  
  • Managers Office
  • Attractive beer garden area
  • Fair Maintainable Turnover 
  • £859,887
  • Barrelage Discount 
  • £50 
  • Training Costs
  • £550 +VAT
  • Legal Fees
  • £360 +VAT
  • Working Capital 
  • £20,000
  • Security Deposit
  • £14,437
  • Total in-going Costs
  • £43,000                    
  • Rent (per annum)               
  • £57,750     
  • Service Charge 
  • £1350
  • Decorating Fund 
  • £2000
  • Insurance Figure
  • £734
  • Total On-going Cost 
  • £61,834                      
Please see attached images of the pub 
The Opportunity

Running a pub as a tenanted partner gives you the freedom to truly be your own boss and run your business in the way you want, with the autonomy to implement your own ideas and original food offer. At the same time, help and support is available from Marston’s whenever you need it! 

Our Pathway Tenancy agreements would suit entrepreneurs who have funds available to invest in getting the business started, solid business acumen and a clear vision for your dream pub business. This agreement would also suit entrepreneurs who are looking to have multiple pub businesses and manage multiple properties.

  • Self-employed opportunity
  • Agreements between three and five years
  • Rent is payable (*Rent is set for the duration of the agreement and is subject to annual RPI capped increase)
  • Fully tied to Marston’s for all beers, wines, spirits and minerals (You will be required to purchase these products from us)
  • Retain 100% profit from your business and can deliver your own food offer
  • Retain 50% profit of gaming machine income
  • Induction training together with an extensive and on-going training and support package is provided with a dedicated business operations manager to help you develop your business

Tenanted partners are responsible for:

  • £5,000 security deposit or 25% of the rent on offer (Whichever is highest)
  • Rent, business rates, utilities and annual service charge
  • Purchasing or renting the fixtures, fittings and glassware
  • Employing all staff, and you are responsible for staff costs and employments matters
  • Internal repair and maintenance, along with all business related costs
  • Upkeep of private residential accommodation and a decorating fund
  • Obtaining a Personal License
  • Completing Pre-Entry Awareness Training

Who are we looking for?
The ideal candidate will have quality food and accommodation experience. Having a ‘can do’ attitude with high energy they would have a proven track record of successfully building and marketing a business through multi media  channels and  driving occupancy through social media platforms. They will be self-driven entrepreneurs with proven high standards of product and service.
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!