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Crown Inn, Neath

Neath, SA11 2AX

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Agreement Type

  • Great location surrounded by residential housing
  • Opportunity to introduce food
  • Fantastic beer garden

The Crown Inn is located in a busy suburb of Briton Ferry on the outskirts of Port Talbot just of the M4. Neath is a market town and community situated in the Neath Port Talbot County Borough. The town has a population of circa 50,658. Historically in Glamorgan, the town is located on the River Neath, seven miles east-northeast of Swansea. The pub is surrounded by residential housing and a small number of independent retail outlets.

Pub Layout

The pub sits just off the main road and has a small car park to the front of the pub. There is a large garden to the rear of the pub which attracts a lot of customers during the summer months. There is one large lounge to the left and then further to the left is a smaller pool room which currently houses the pool table. To the right hand side as you enter and in front of the bar is another smaller lounge area. There is a balance of mixed and loose seating breaking up the large lounge into smaller cosier areas.

The pub trades as a drinks focused business and the bar has a good array of products however a new licensee may wish to upgrade the offering and explore a stronger range of products including premium gins and beers. Weekly entertainment consists of a quiz night and live music at the weekend which is popular with locals.

Private Accommodation

The private accommodation consist of three bedrooms, sitting room, bathroom and kitchen.

Annual Rent: £15,500

Security Deposit: £3,000

Working Capital: £2,000

Stock: £1,000

Fixtures and Fittings: To be confirmed upon valuation –  funding options may be 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: £325 plus VAT

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

The goal for this pub is to entice a licensee equipped with a well-planned marketing strategy to maximize its potential. This involves capitalizing on the expansive rear garden by hosting a variety of events and functions during the summer season. These events could include music performances, beer festivals, gin tastings, and more.

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). On occasion, our Business Development Manager will discuss a start up rent which is discretionary to an individual pub and can be discussed.

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.  Our standard deposit is 25% of the headline rent.  On occasion, we can negotiate a lower security deposit with the aim to build up to our full deposit on a long term agreement.

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.

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 – Before signing a long term agreement, you will be required to attend our 7 Steps to Sales Success training programme.  Held online over three days, you will learn marketing and business strategies that will help you to grow sales in your pub – step-by-step.

Service Charge Cost – £60.89 per week – The Admiral Taverns Premium Maintenance Package will help take care of your compliance and statutory obligations with one simple fee, whilst giving you piece of mind about your boiler and cellar cooling repair and replacement.  This also includes full access to e-learning for you and your staff.

*Zero Business Rates – Based on the April 2023 rating list, the Nil Rates Payable is based on small business rates relief being applied and the licensee only occupying one property for commercial purposes.  Please note, this only applies to pubs marked with an Asterix *

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