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Flower Pot, Macclesfield

Macclesfield, SK10 2PY

Your investment

£8,000

Agreement Type

Tenancy
  • Separate pool/games room
  • Low start up cost
  • Back bar menu opportunity

The Flower Pot is a large end of terrace pub located on a busy main route the B5470, one of the main routes in and out Macclesfield town centre, which is just a couple of minutes drive and sits in a primarily residential area directly opposite Hurdsfield Holy Trinity Church, which creates a pleasant vista. Several residential arears surround the property allowing plenty of footfall.

Pub Layout

On entering the pub the lounge is on the right, public bar on the left. The lounge bar contains the main bar area with comfortable fixed and table seating. Gaming machines are located here along with juke box and big screen TV. In the bar you’ll find pool table, TV and juke box. From the lounge bar a door leads out to a terraced beer garden with a heated, covered area for smokers.

The front elevation houses large garden benches with integral seating.

The Flower Pot currently trades on 100% drinks focused market, but has a good opportunity to build the food market with a small catering kitchen which is currently disused. The successful licensee will be a really proactive community operator with the will and drive to serve the surrounding community and build a rhythm of the week to enhance the offering.

 

Private Accommodation

Located to the first floor of the premises, the accommodation consists of a large lounge, 4 decent sized bedrooms, a large walk in shower with WC and a reasonably sized modern kitchen.

 

Annual Rent: £18,750

Security Deposit: £5,000

Working Capital: £1,000

Stock: £2,000

F&F: TBC (Funding options available)

Training: £325 plus VAT

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

Admiral are looking for a community licensee to engage with the locals, as well as a strong social media presence to drive further footfall and introduce a rhythm of the week to enhance the popularity of this pub. A pro-active licensee who has scope to deliver a basic food offer would further enhance the income stream.

 

 

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.


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