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Victoria, West Houghton

Bolton BL5 3AH

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Agreement Type

Operator Managed
  • Town Centre Location
  • Refurbished to a high standard
  • Full Sky Sports Package

The Victoria is in a fantastic location on the heart of Westhoughton High St and enjoys strong footfall and during the week is popular in the community for live sports and weekend entertainment. Its perfectly situated in amongst numerous betting shops, restaurants, takeaways, bakeries and retail shops. It benefits at weekends being in the middle of the pub circuit which has seen Westhoughton become the place to be attracting customers from all the suburbs around Bolton both during the day and of an evening

Pub Layout

After a recent refurbishment the pub has been revitalised in every aspect of space ensuring it keeps its charm whilst looking modern. Internally it has various seating options including fixed booth seating and loose seating creating distinctive areas within the pub all serviced by a central bar. The site is compact and easy to manage split into two seating zones with a designated darts area with two boards which doubles as a dance floor at weekends. With large TVs scattered around the pub sports can be watched wherever you are sitting and the Vic is really popular with racing customers throughout the day and football and rugby lovers when the games are on

The Victoria is a true community true town centre circuit bar which benefits from good day time trade, It shows live sports TV throughout the week on large TV’s and has a really good day time trade from customers utilising the three local betting shops whilst watching the racing. The new operator will need to provide a sound base for sports viewing being able to manage a busy daytime trade whilst being able run bingo and quizzes along with a vibrant and varied entertainment program at weekends. It goes without saying the new operator will put the community at the heart of everything that goes on and will strive to make the Victoria the community hub in the local area

Private Accommodation

Currently no accommodation with this pub, however this will be introduced at some point in the future

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.

Derick Cooper the Business Development Manger is seeking an applicant who will be able to demonstrate a good understanding of the local marketplace as well as being community focused with a good knowledge of sports. The Victoria has undergone an extensive refurbishment so would ideally suit someone who is local to understand the demographics who is an experienced community and sports obsessed operator and has experience in running a similar venue. Applicants must have the right sales focused ideas to maximise sales on an evening and weekend whilst ensuring customers are served in a safe environment. You will need to plan and execute weekly entertainment such as Quiz nights, Bingo, Karaoke and live music and ensure a return is made on your weekly entertainment allowance.

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