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Blue Bell Kip Hill

Kip Hill, Stanley, DH9 0LR

Pub Code: 0070289101

Key Features

  • Fantastic Country Pub
  • Established Business
  • Catering Kitchen
  • Outside Trading Area
  • Children's Play Area
  • Car Park

Est Min Ingoing Costs: £13,841

Annual Rent: £34,136

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Fantastic Country Pub – Established Business

The Blue Bell is a welcoming country pub in the leafy village of Kip Hill, north of the town of Stanley, County Durham. Re-decorated internally in 2019, the pub sits on a large plot surrounded by residential properties and the countryside. The Blue Bell is a tremendous business opportunity for an experienced food operator looking to make the most of local trade, as well as drive the pub’s destination appeal. With a well-established trade due to a good drinks range, appealing food offer consisting of home-made pub classics and very popular Sunday carvery, all combined with regular entertainment including pub quizzes, live music and murder mystery nights there is excellent opportunity to continue and grow trade.

BDM’s Vision:

The Blue Bell is a family friendly pub with great fresh food, which has both local and destination appeal. The pub already enjoys established trade and provides excellent opportunity to further build on current trade.

Experienced Food Operator Wanted

We are looking for an experienced food operator who is capable of enhancing ties with the local community, maintaining existing trade and increasing trade through the development of the pub’s destination appeal. You should also be able to effectively market the pub and develop the business through sound 'hands on' management and rigorous standards.

  • Catering Kitchen

  • Childrens Play Area

  • Foundation Tenancy

  • Car Park

  • Outdoor Trade

  • Private Accommodation

  • Weekly Billing

Trading Area & Facilities

Internally, the Blue Bell underwent re-decoration to a high standard in 2019 giving it a cosy country pub feel and includes two fireplaces with wood burning stoves. The pub is a one bar operation with several trading areas, currently split between a comfortable lounge bar, restaurant capable of hosting a large number of covers and an additional mezzanine floor.

There is a fully equipped catering kitchen able to support approximately 115 covers throughout the whole trading area.

Externally, the pub sits on a large plot and has an appealing painted facade with bold signage. To make most of the summer months there is a raised decked outside trading area to the side and further seating to the front of the pub. In addition, there is a simple children’s play area and a large car park with space for about 30 cars mainly to the rear and side of the property.

Private Accommodation

The private accommodation consists two bedrooms, lounge, kitchen and bathroom. Where required appropriate works will be carried out in line with the Star Pubs & Bars Ready to Trade promise.

Premises Licence Details

Please refer to the Premises Licence for full details.

Premises Licence Opening Hours

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Annual Rent £
Estimated Tenants Annual Operating Profit £
Representative HEINEKEN UK Brand Discount Per Barrel £
Estimated Annual Turnover £
Estimated Annual Barrelage
* The above figures are provided as a guide only and will be finalised as part of the commercial agreement.
** All figures quoted are exclusive of VAT

Ingoing Costs
Estimated Licensee Fixtures and Fittings Value £
Estimated Fixtures and Fittings Valuation Fee £
Estimated Stock Valuation £
Deposit Amount £
Rent in Advance £
Training Fee £
Estimated Designated Premises Supervisor / Manager Fee £
Premises Licence Fee £
Rates Assessment Fee £
Estimated Legal Fees £
Estimated Total Ingoing Costs £
Estimated Minimum Ingoing Costs £
In order to ensure a successful start-up, all applicants must have a minimum £10,000 un-borrowed funds.
The calculation of the Estimated Minimum Ingoing Costs assumes a minimum deposit of 1 month's rent and that fixtures and fittings (F&F) are rented. The subsequent deposit build up and F&F rental costs are not included in the rent model or ongoing costs below.
Note that on FRI Agreements deposits will always be 3 month's rent in advance and fixtures and fittings (F&F) must always be purchased.

A deposit of 6 month's rent will be required for operators trading under a Limited Company with no Guarantors.
Other SP&B Ongoing Charges
Estimated Annual Building Insurance £
Estimated Annual Maintenance Compliance Charge £
Estimated Annual Accountancy & Stocktaking Charge (including tills)
Estimated Annual Repairs Fund £
The above figures are provided as a guide only and will be finalised as part of the commercial agreement
* All figures quoted are exclusive of VAT
** Deposit build up will be payable over a maximum of 24 months
*** Fixtures and Fittings annual rental fee should be estimated at 15% of the F&F value. The actual F&F value will be determined on the day of entry
**** Maintenance Compliance Charge relates to the fees for various statutory inspections
***** Estimated Legal Fees is a charge applied to your account by SP&B for creation of your Lease. You are required to engage and pay for your own solicitor - your solicitor's fees are not included in the above estimate

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