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Purple Emperor, Harlow


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Agreement Type

Operator Managed
  • Recently refurbished throughout
  • Self contained function room
  • Sports teams

Exciting Opportunity following a £215,000 transformational investment

The Purple Emperor is situated in the growing town of Harlow, West Essex, just off the M11 close to Stansted Airport and excellent links into the capital of London. It is in the heart of its community and is surrounded by a large number of houses and forms a small community area in a precinct that includes a hairdressers, convenience store and a take away. Harlow is a designated ‘new town’ and there is strong employment throughout with a number of residents commuting to Liverpool Street Station and taking advantage of the short journey into the city of London.

Pub Layout

The Pub is in fantastic condition after undergoing a £215,000 investment! There is a well stocked bar servery which services all areas, the pub has a bright and vibrant feel with modern fixtures and fixings, externally there is a paved courtyard which is a great space for the customers to enjoy in the summer months. There is a pool table & darts board which is well used by the locals and there is a huge opportunity to develop local sports teams at the pub which would be well received.  The pub boasts a fantastic function room which is serviced by its own bar with the added benefit of separate toilets. It has a large TV screen and could easily host events for up to 100 people. Its a versatile space that could be used by community groups in the day and family & friends celebrations in the evenings and weekends. Marketed correctly this would bring an additional income stream to the operator and the potential of this needs to be unlocked. There is a near by local car park and street parking although many locals are within walking distance.

The pub boasts a well-supported community atmosphere and holds immense potential for growth and success. It has a varied product range featuring a great selection of category leading products, complemented by numerous regular weekly promotions, customers can expect exceptional value for their money. To enhance the overall experience, a robust entertainment plan is essential. The pub aims to provide regular and consistent forms of entertainment to cater to all tastes and preferences. The pool table and darts boards are regularly by the locals and reintroducing sports teams is a priority to further engage sports enthusiast. The self-contained function room presents endless opportunities for events and gatherings. Its versatility allows for a wide range of functions, including private parties, meetings, and special events. By leveraging this space effectively, the pub can attract a diverse clientele and maximize revenue potential.

Private Accommodation

The private accommodation offers a retreat within the bustling atmosphere of the pub, providing excellent accommodation for individuals or family, with its spacious layout and well-maintained condition. The rooms consist of  three double bedrooms, kitchen , sitting room, office and bathroom.

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.

Paul Jackson the Business Development Manager, is thrilled to be seeking an experienced community pub operator , you must have a good understanding of the local demographics and the community must be at the forefront of your retail offer. Developing a diverse and engaging schedule of events throughout the week is a must ensuring you are catering to different interests and age groups. This includes live music, quiz nights, themed parties, and other activities that keeps the locals coming back for more. Reintroducing sports teams is a must and unlocking the development opportunities of the function room are essential.

If you’re ready to make a positive impact on the local community while driving the success of the pub, we want to hear from you!

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