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Prestonville Arms, Brighton

Brighton, BN1 5DN

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Agreement Type

  • Great location
  • Zero Business Rates*
  • Opportunity to drive food sales

Located in the bustling Preston Park area of Brighton, The Prestonville Arms has the potential to become a cherished local spot where residents can enjoy a refreshing pint or a delicious meal. Although Brighton is renowned for its vibrant city centre, it also includes several residential neighbourhood’s like Preston Park. This lively community is home to a diverse mix of families, young professionals, and retirees, fostering a close-knit atmosphere.


Pub Layout

The Prestonville boasts a corner plot which give the pubs its unique V shape. As you enter the pub you will find a central bar servery, bar area complete with fixed and loose seating and a separate snug area where you will also find an open fire. The trade kitchen is located to the rear. The Prestonville can accommodate  circa 40 covers. Externally there is a small courtyard garden area that can seat a further 20.

The Prestonville is very much a community pub with the added benefit of a food offering. It currently offers a wide range of Cask ale, and a regular rhythm of the week which include ,Wine Wednesdays, Beer & Burger nights, quiz nights, live entertainment and Sunday roasts.

Private Accommodation

The accommodation consists of kitchen, bathroom, lounge and two good size bedrooms.

Annual Rent: TBC

Security Deposit: £5,000

Working Capital: £2,500

Stock: £2,500

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 Prestonville should continue to be the pub with community at the heart. The offer should include a wide range of cask ale and a regular calendar of events accompanied by a good food 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). 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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