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The Blue Bell Inn is a premium style village pub on the picturesque West Green in Cottingham, East Yorkshire. The pub consists of a bar area and restaurant with the benefit of an Orangery which can add additional covers to the restaurant or provide a separate function rooms on occasions. There is also a large outdoor garden area half of which is covered and is accessed via the Orangery.

  • Private Accommodation - 3 bedrooms
  • Large dining room   
  • Attractive orangery which can provide separate function room
  • Premium style village pub   
  • Based in the picturesque village of Cottingham
  • Fair Maintainable Turnover 
  • £400,000
  • Barrelage Discount 
  • £50
  • Training Costs
  • £550+VAT
  • Legal Fees
  • £360+VAT
  • Working Capital 
  • £10,000
  • Security Deposit
  • £10,250
  • Total in-going Costs
  • £26,270                    
  • Rent (per annum)               
  • £41,000     
  • Service Charge 
  • £1,350
  • Decorating Fund 
  • £2,000
  • Insurance Figure
  • £520
  • Total On-going Cost 
  • £44,870                      
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?
An experienced and confident food led operator who can offer the pub as a venue for the local community and offer high standards of service and products.
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!