Pub details

Pub details

Engineers Arms, Darwen, BB3 1AR

The Engineers is prominently situated on the busy Blackburn Road linking Junction 4 of the M65 to the centre of Darwen. Darwen is a market town in Lancashire with a population of approximately 35,000. The town is currently a good trading area and is well placed to attract the regular customers who do not want to visit the town centre circuit. The outlet is located on a corner plot and is generally in good condition. It is surrounded by housing and many retail units.

  • Fantastic busy road location on the way into Darwen town centre
  • Refurbishment considered with the right licensee
  • Opportunity to introduce a basic food menu

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Engineers Arms Details

Trading style

The Engineers has previously had strong links with the local pool league and Blackburn Rovers Football Club. The outlet is in need of an upgrade and Admiral Taverns are willing to complete an investment internally as well as creating a small kitchen area to service the small rear lounge with a value for food offer. The pub offers a safe, friendly environment with quality ales and there is further scope to develop the cask ales. Admiral Taverns are looking for an individual or couple with strong personal skills who are keen to build links with the local community. The successful applicant needs to be enthusiastic and driven. Ideally, the applicant will have some catering and cask ale experience but it is not essential.

Trade accommodation

On entering the pub from the front entrance, you are faced with the bar servery with a sports area to the left side which has a pool table and darts area. To the right there is a small lounge area for up to 20 covers. The ladies and gents toilets are located to the left side of the bar. To the rear, there is a small patio yard that includes some benches for outside drinking. Although there is no car park, there is street parking close by.

Private accommodation

The living accommodation is extensive and comprises of a lounge, office, three bedrooms, kitchen and bathroom/toilet. The accommodation is in reasonable condition.

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Funding options are available for the right applicant.

Agreement type:

5 Year Tenancy Agreement

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