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Golden Ball

TUDOR SQUARE, Dalton-In-Furness, Cumbria, LA15 8RJ
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Beer Garden
Dogs Welcome
Great Cask Ales
Live Sport

Area Overview

The small town of Dalton in Furness sits North east of Barrow in Furness, in Cumbria.  It is second only to Barrow in size and is close to the visitor attraction of South Lakes Safari Zoo. Accessed from the M6 motorway along the A590 which now by-passes Dalton itself.  Dalton has a small castle and a railway station linking it to Barrow, Ulverston, Grange-over-Sands and Lancaster as well as further afield to Preston and Manchester.

Private Accommodation

The private accommodation consists of 3 bedrooms (2 x doubles, 1 x single), galley kitchen, living room, bathroom with shower over bath.

Property Address

LA15 8RJ


Golden Ball

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The Golden Ball is an attractive, Tudor-style, wet-led pub located in the aptly named Tudor Square in Dalton in Furness, Cumbria. The pub itself is in good order having benefitted from a refurbishment a few years ago. Boasting wood panelling & flooring, open fire, and leather covered seating, it trades as a one room operation with the main bar serving the lounge and games area with TVs for sports viewing.  To the rear there is a beer patio and covered smoking area.  Robinsons are seeking a new licensee who can integrate into the local community and continue to drive the trade at this popular pub.

Trading Accommodation

The Golden Ball externally is an attractive building with a large frontage with wooden benches for customers to enjoy an al fresco drink. Inside the pub has good quality wood panelling & flooring, open fire and leather covered seating, it trades as a one room operation with the large, main bar serving the lounge and games area with TVs throughout for sports viewing. To the rear there is a private beer patio and covered smoking area.


Rent: £14,000 per annum
Potential FMT turnover: £291,140
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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 323
Current MAT Barrelage 296
Last Year's MAT Barrelage 299
2 Years Ago MAT Barrelage 321
3 Years Ago MAT Barrelage 375

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 £1,077
Trading Deposit £5,000
Professional Fees £1,500
Stock & Glassware £4,000
Sub Total £11,577
Fixtures & Fittings £15,000 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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