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Bear, Bedford

Bedford, MK40 1NN

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Agreement Type

Operator Managed
The Bear is located just outside of the Bedford town centre, on the main High Street. Bedford has st...

Proper Pubs are proud to welcome the Bear to our ever growing portfolio. We will be investing in both a full internal & external capex .

The Bear is located just outside of Bedford town centre, on the main high street. Bedford has strong transport links to London, with a nearby train station that takes you into London St Pancras International. Nearby is a college, supermarket, and lots of other essential amenities. Due to its fantastic high street location the Bear benefits from consistent flow of customers and a strong presence in the local social scene.

Pub Layout

After undergoing refurbishment the pub will be revitalized in every aspect, ensuring that it retains its charm while seamlessly incorporating modern design elements. Carefully balancing the space so it feels vibrant and inviting, making it a great community pub. It has various seating options with both loose and fixed, creating distinct areas within the space. The bar is prominent and services all areas with a great product range catering for all. Externally will be transformed into a fantastic outside space.

The pub will thrive on a dynamic weekly schedule, with a focus on regular and varied entertainment to enrich the overall retail experience. This approach will play a significant role in attracting and engaging with your customer base. Having strong marketing skills is essential for effectively promoting and growing the business. This ensures that the pub reaches its target audience and remains competitive in the market.


Private Accommodation

The private accommodation is comfortable and well-equipped living space suitable for individuals or a small family consists of three bedrooms, a lounge area, bathroom, and a domestic kitchen.


Security Deposit  £2,000

No rent applicable on this agreement.

This opportunity is for you to run your pub as a self-employed manager. Admiral Taverns take care of all the running costs including rates, utilities, stock and day to day running costs whilst you take home a percentage of the weekly sales, you are responsible for paying all employment costs relating to your staff and any council tax for the residential quarters.
This model allows you the freedom to grow your income through increasing sales, whilst the landlords support you and keep the bills paid.


We are seeking an experienced high street operator who is deeply passionate and driven. Previous success in managing a similar style of pub is an essential requirement. We value a strong track record in the industry and a genuine enthusiasm for delivering exceptional customer experience. Additionally, a commitment to keeping the community at the forefront of all your initiatives and decisions is paramount. This community-centered approach is integral to our vision and values.

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