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Cross Guns

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The Cross Guns is a charming detached property located in the beautiful village of Pant, Oswestry on the busy A483 linking Oswestry to Welshpool. It sits on the Welsh border and benefits from tourist and passing trade. Pant is a small village benefitting from residential housing, school and local amenities near by.

Pub Layout

The Cross Guns is a large pub with a spacious car park and impressive modern beer garden to the front of the pub. The pub underwent refurbishment last year and is in good condition throughout. The bar area is welcoming and with a real fire creates a cosy atmosphere on a winters evening.  There is also a pool table and televisions located in the pub. The dining space is well balanced with an eclectic mix of tables and chairs.

The pub trades as a destination food pub although it does benefit from the surrounding community frequently using the pub. The bar has a great selection of both cask and keg beer as well as numerous gins .The food style at present is good value with numerous promotional offers including a good Sunday lunch offering. The pub hosts numerous community events throughout the year as well as a weekly quiz night and live music.

Private Accommodation

Two bedrooms, kitchen and bathroom which also requires some upgrading

Annual Rent: £16,000

Security Deposit: £3,000

Working Capital: £4,000

Stock: £1,000

Fixtures and Fittings: Upon Valuation  – funding options available for the right licensee.

Tie:        All drinks categories are tied.  For fully funded licensees on long term agreements, we offer free-of-tie options for certain drinks categories in exchange for an annual fee.

Training: £250 plus VAT

For a breakdown on financial information, please refer to the ‘Additional Info’ tab.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right operator to develop this chameleon operation.  You will need to have a strong skill set in both running a food operation whilst having excellent retail standards. You must work with the local community to provide a pub that is at the heart through events and a strong entertainment offer.

Annual Rent – This is our lowest rent figure associated with a Full Tie.  If the tie is reduced the effective rent (via Tie Release Fees) will increase.  Rent is billed and paid for weekly in advance depending on the payment terms agreed)

Security Deposit – This sum of money will be held on your account and will be returned to you on exiting of the pub based on your final account balance and the condition of the property

Working Capital – This is a recommend amount required which will be used in the day-to-day running of the business

Stock – This will be valued by an independent valuer on the day you take over the pub. This includes unbranded glassware, unopened bottles, wines, spirits, any unopened / opened kegs and cask ale providing the container is unopened

Fixtures & Fittings – This includes any item that is bolted to the floor or walls, and a fitting to be any item that is free standing or hung by a nail or hook. This will also include furniture

Training – This is required when taking on a Business Support Agreement.  Included is an e-learning package for you and your staff and attendance to our ‘Set Up To Succeed’ workshop held at our Head Office in Chester.  Please note, you will be required to attend this workshop before signing a long term tenancy agreement.

Service Charge Cost – £28.01 per week – This is a weekly charge that includes statutory compliance certification (including Annual CP12 and CP42 gas test), cellar cooling services (including full insurance to cover repairs and / or replacements), Health & Safety Essentials (including assessments) and Licensing Support.


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