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Brindley's Lock

SILVERSTONE CRESCENT, PACKMOOR, Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire, ST6 6XP
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Beer Garden
Disabled Access / Facilities
Family Friendly
Great Cask Ales
Historic Interest

Area Overview

The pub is situated on a corner plot and is surrounded by a good range of housing.  Packmoor is located to the north of Stoke on Trent, approximately 5 miles from the city centre (Hanley). Surrounding towns include Kidsgrove to the west (approximately 2 miles), Tunstall to the south (approximately 2.5 miles) and Biddulph to the north east (approximately 3 miles). Discovery of James Brindley`s prototype lock was of major historical importance as it was the prototype for all canal lock gates. It is possible to see its location marked on the car park surface and the lock itself has been protected by concrete planks when the pub was built.

Private Accommodation

The private accommodation is located on the first floor. It is in good order and consists of an office, 3 double bedrooms, lounge, fitted kitchen with cooker, boiler room and a bathroom with shower cubicle.  There is private parking and a garage outside.

Property Address



Brindleys Lock

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The Brindley`s Lock is a large, open-plan pub located to the north of Stoke on Trent in the suburb of Packmoor, named after a prototype lock discovered during it's construction and which now lies buried beneath the car park. In good order throughout, it offers a wide range of cask ales and lagers, and is both a community local which is known for it`s friendly atmosphere and good food, entertainment nights and special themed evenings. Robinsons are ideally seeking a local licensee with catering skills who can integrate into the community to retain the popularity of this community pub.

Please note: We are offering this pub on a 1 year Tenancy Agreement on the advertised terms. Our 1 year Agreement does not require you to purchase the fixtures & fittings (T&Cs apply).

Trading Accommodation

Brindley's Lock is in good condition throughout.  There is a large car park to the side and a patio with bench tables. Upon entering this well-kept pub the lounge/bar area has seating for approx 40 covers with a designated dessert servery to the left with the access to the catering kitchen behind.  The lounge leads through to a raised conservatory area used primarily for dining (24 covers). To the rear there is a further drinking /dining area with 36 covers which leads through double doors to an outside garden area with seating, smoking area with canopy and children’s play equipment. All areas are served from an L-shaped bar.  The catering kitchen is well-equipped and with additional storage rooms for prep, dry storage, fridges and freezers.  The cellar is on the ground floor and is large and well-maintained.  There is currently a children’s play bus outside, installed by the current tenant, that attracts families which is not included in the F&F.


Rent: £17,000 per annum
Potential FMT turnover: £361,175
  • Accommodation
  • Beverages
  • Food


A barrel is a unit of measurement adopted by the pub and brewing industry. A barrel is 36 gallons or 288 pints. This excludes wines, minerals and spirits.

FMT Barrelage 200
Current MAT Barrelage 170
Last Year's MAT Barrelage 152
2 Years Ago MAT Barrelage 144
3 Years Ago MAT Barrelage 203

Discounts excl VAT

This rent assessment includes a discount of £65 per barrel on Robinsons beers and up to £100 on other beers and ciders.

Level Of Investment

This is a one-off payment made at the start of the vacancy agreement. All figures are estimates and include VAT.

4 Week's Rent £1,308
Trading Deposit £5,000
Professional Fees £1,400
Stock & Glassware £4,500
Sub Total £12,208
Fixtures & Fittings TBD


FMT barrelage: Please note that this assessment is based on the "fair maintainable trade" that can be achieved by a "reasonably efficient operator" and is not therefore a guarantee of volume or consequential sales or profit.

Similarly Historic performance, whilst a significant factor to consider, is not a guarantee of future performance of a pub and you should bear this in mind in your assessment of trading potential.

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