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Queens Arms, Liverpool

Liverpool, L8 4QN

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Agreement Type

  • Heart of the local community
  • Impeccable standards
  • Fantastic sun trap beer garden

The Queens Arms is situated in Toxteth, an inner-city area south of Liverpool city centre, the district lies within the borders of the ancient township of Toxteth Park. The area is densely populated with a mixed demographic and is diverse. Within less than a mile you have both Princes Park and Sefton Park. Liverpool City Centre is also just 2 miles away. The local railway station is Brunswick, located on Sefton Street in the south-western extremity of the district, there are also plenty of bus routes. The pub is surrounded by plenty of chimney pots, businesses and schools.

Pub Layout

Through the front door you walk into a welcoming traditional style pub, to the right there is a smaller bar area with fixed and loose seating including a darts oche and access to the private quarters. The ladies toilets are situated by the bar and the gents are to the right of the private quarter access alongside a side exit door to the pub. There is an impressive wooden panelled horseshoe bar, in keeping with the traditional features, an open fire, wooden panelled walls and plenty of fixed and loose seating. To the rear of the pub is a door leading to a small seating area before moving through another door into an impressively sized and well-established garden area with wooden benches.



Queens Arms is a much-loved community local, this is a wet led pub with events such as bingo and play your cards right. They currently have both darts and crib teams which frequent on a regular basis, there is potential to develop this further. There are a variety of beers, lagers and ciders on offer, there is the opportunity to introduce cask ale.


Private Accommodation

The private quarters are over two floors with 4 bedrooms, kitchen, living room, dining room, bathroom and an office.

Annual Rent: £16,000

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.


We are looking for an experienced licensee who understands the challenges of the area and the unique offering that the Queens Arms provides the local community. The new licensee would need to be able to demonstrate a proven financial track record in operating a busy trading business as this is an extremely viable business opportunity for the right person and maintaining the current business model would be beneficial to any new tenant.


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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