Great Cask Ales
Church Lawton is a small village in Cheshire, situated between Congleton to the North and Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire to the South. The village is set in a beautiful countryside but within easy striking distance of the M6 motorway and A34 trunk road. The Trent and Mersey Canal that runs alongside the pub is a 93.5-mile long; It is a "narrow canal" for the most of its length.
The good-sized domestic accommodation is located on the 1st floor and consists of 3 double bedrooms (with fitted wardrobes), a lounge, large kitchen/diner, bathroom, separate WC and an office area. A fire escape leads from this area down to the rear yard and car park beyond.
Red Bull Church Lawton
CONGLETON ROAD SOUTH
The Red Bull is a very traditional pub located adjacent to the Trent & Mersey Canal in Church Lawton, set in the Cheshire countryside between Congleton to the North and Stoke on Trent to the South. There is a small bar, wooden beams, open fires and a canal-side beer garden. The pub also benefits from a function room, a large car park and a catering kitchen. Robinsons are ideally seeking a new licensee with catering experience who can continue the reputation of this great pub business.
Situated adjacent to the Trent/Mersey canal and a working lock, the Red Bull is a traditional pub with a great reputation for good food and cask ale. Upon entering the main front entrance, there is a small bar area serving the front lounge (20 covers), middle dining room (20 covers) and back dining room (14 covers). There are wooden beams and cosy fires with complementary bric-a-brac. To the 1st floor there is a function room with its own bar and entertainment area that can seat 40 people. It boasts a beer garden (13 benches) and a large car park (60 spaces) with garages to rear. The well-equipped catering kitchen leads from the back dining room which then leads to the rear yard with additional storage areas, the ground floor cellar and workroom.
Please note: Incorporated into the rental for this pub is £3,300 annual payment made by FRL to British Waterways for the use of the beer garden adjacent to the canal.
Rent: £33,000 per annum
Potential FMT turnover: £364,333
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.
|Current MAT Barrelage||121|
|Last Year's MAT Barrelage||125|
|2 Years Ago MAT Barrelage||125|
|3 Years Ago MAT Barrelage||150|
Discounts excl VAT
This rent assessment includes a discount of £65 per barrel on Robinsons beers and up to £25 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||£2,538|
|Stock & Glassware||£4,000|
|Fixtures & Fittings||£22,000|
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.