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Man of Iron, Nottingham

Nottingham NG9 8HZ

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Agreement Type

Operator Managed
  • Loyal customer base
  • Great outdoor space
  • Scope to develop the current retail offer

The Man of Iron is a large double fronted detached pub, situated at the heart of the community its well supported all year round, the pub is surrounded by local businesses and a densely populated demographics. Stapleford is located close to the Derbyshire / Nottinghamshire border. It has great motorway links with the M1 and is in easy reach of the main railway & East Midlands airport.

Pub Layout

The Man of Iron is a one room operation, which is serviced by the well stocked L shape bar with a vast product range to cater for all age of its customers. The pub is in good condition throughout and has both loose and fixed seating. It benefits from dual beer garden both enclosed, to the front there is space for around 10 benches and to the rear has both an open air and covered area which could easily house 20 benches and makes a great space to host community events in the warmer months. There is both a pool table and darts board along with the very popular gaming machines.



The Man of Iron is more than just a place to grab a drink—it’s a beloved local hangout where friends gather to unwind and have fun. With amenities like a pool table and darts boards, there’s never a dull moment here. These facilities are well-loved by locals and offer great potential for developing pool leagues and other team activities under a new operator. The pub boasts a varied product range featuring a great selection of category-leading products, complemented by numerous regular weekly promotions, ensuring customers receive exceptional value for their money. Currently, most entertainment takes place on weekends, but there is ample opportunity for the new operator to expand the entertainment offerings throughout the week. This could include DJ nights, karaoke, bingo and weekly quizzes, providing a diverse and engaging experience for all.

Private Accommodation

The accommodation comprises of three bedroom, kitchen, bathroom and a lounge. A great space to call home for a new operator.

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 18.5% of the net weekly sales, all employment costs relating to your staff and any council tax and TV licence for the residential quarters.

All new operators have comprehensive free training as part of their agreement.

  • 7 Steps to Sales Success Training Programme.  Held online over two days, you will learn marketing and business strategies that will help you to grow sales in your pub – step-by-step.
  • E-Learning Training for you and your staff. Featuring more than 30 courses for both you and your staff, you’ll have access to a wide range of topics from Compliance, Health and Safety to Personal Development and Wellbeing.


John Previll the Business Development Manager is on the look out for an individual or couple who are engaging and have the skill set to integrate with the local community. The new operator would benefit from repositioning the offer slightly to attract new clientele whilst still looking after the existing loyal customer base. A heavy emphasis on community events & a varied rhythm of the week is essential to continue to drive trade in this pub. Also, an ability to develop & deliver a strong marketing and entertainment plan, incorporating pub teams, is key to making The Man Of Iron a success. You will need to have experience in running a similar style pub with a proven track record. This pub is not suitable for first time operators.



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