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Bulls Head Marple

23 MARKET STREET, MARPLE, Stockport, Cheshire, SK6 7AA


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Beer Garden
Dogs Welcome
Family Friendly
Great Cask Ales
Historic Interest
Live Sport

Area Overview

Marple is a small town in the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, on the River Goyt, 9 miles southeast of Manchester, 9 miles north of Macclesfield and 4 miles southeast of Stockport. Marple attracts visitors to and from the nearby canal and lock networks of the Macclesfied canal and Peak Forest Canal. It lies approx. 3 miles from Stockport and has its own commercial and shopping area. There are two train stations within walking distance of the pubs, Rose Hill and Marple, with fantastic network links into Manchester. The Bulls Head sits in the middle of the town in the main pedestrian shopping precinct just off the main Stockport Road.

Private Accommodation

The domestic accommodation upstairs consists of 4 bedrooms, lounge, kitchen, and usual bathroom facilities. The accommodation is on 2 floors and, potentially, has up to 7 bedrooms available.

Property Address

Bulls Head Marple 23 MARKET STREET


Bulls Head

Pub location on map


The Bulls Head can easily be found at the core of the pedestrian shopping area of Marple. It is very much the heart and soul of the local community and popular with both regular customers and visitors to the area. It has an attractive frontage which dates back to the 1700’s. To the rear of the pub, there is a fantastic decking area, which captures the sun, perfect for the summer months. the open lounge area has a darts and a dedicated entertainment area, as it is well known for weekly live entertainment and karaoke. The pub is within easy reach of both canals and only a short distance from Etherow Country Park. As well as ample street parking, there is a small car park to the rear of the pub for approx. 8 cars. The Bulls Head can best be described as a town bar with a community feel. We are seeking a new tenant who can integrate into the local community, drive the wet trade, and develop a complementary food offer to appeal to the customers, old and new.

Trading Accommodation

The Bulls Head can best be described as a town local, a community pub situated in the town centre. The main front entrance leads off Marple’s pedestrian precinct. There is an open lounge with wood burning stove, a ‘snug’ off to the right showing live TV sports, the lounge opens into the bar area with single bar servery.  There is a dedicated darts and entertainment area. There is a fully fitted catering kitchen to the rear capable of producing a complementary pub food menu. The Bulls Head is a friendly pub with an established customer base.


Rent: £23,000 per annum
Potential FMT turnover: £309,584
  • 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 225
Current MAT Barrelage 198
Last Year's MAT Barrelage 191
2 Years Ago MAT Barrelage 226
3 Years Ago MAT Barrelage 257

Discounts excl VAT

This rent assessment includes a discount of £75 per barrel on Robinsons beers and up to £80 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 exclude VAT.

4 Week's Rent £1,615
Trading Deposit £6,000
Professional Fees £2,000
Stock & Glassware £5,000
Sub Total £14,615
Fixtures & Fittings TBC


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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