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Old Cat, Wordsley

Stourbridge, DY8 5RT

Your investment

£8,000

Agreement Type

Tenancy

Wordsley is a village located between Kingswinford and Stourbridge in the West Midlands. The Old Cat benefits from a prominent corner location on the High Street which offers plenty of passing trade.

Wordsley is a village located between Kingswinford and Stourbridge in the West Midlands. The Old Cat benefits from a prominent corner location on the High Street which offers plenty of passing trade.

Pub Layout

The pub is traditional in layout with a bar, lounge and pool room to the rear. Externally there is a well-kept beer garden with picnic benches.

The Old Cat is a wet-led site with potential to explore different income avenues such as food, entertainment and sports. While the site only has a small kitchen, a simple food offer would be possible although some investment may be required.

Private Accommodation

The private accommodation consists of three bedrooms a kitchen, bathroom, living room and a bathroom.

 

Annual Rent: £10,000

Security Deposit: £4,000

Working Capital: £2,000

Stock: £2,000

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: £325 plus VAT

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

This site needs an operator who, if not a local, should have a good understanding of the local area and what the needs of the community are. Ensuring the current, very popular offer is maintained will be key as will be identifying further opportunities to grow trade such as simple lunch offers, or weekday drinks offers. Ensuring there is always a reason to visit the Old Cat and many reasons to return will be vital to the site’s future success.

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.

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 – 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 – £30.10 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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