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White Lion Beeston

Middle St, Beeston, Nottingham, NG9 1FX

Pub Code: 0050406101

Key Features

  • £481,000 Planned Transformational Refurbishment
  • Fantastic Food Opportunity
  • Enclosed Outdoor Trading
  • Car Park
  • Private Accommodation

Est Min Ingoing Costs: £84,610

Annual Rent: £70,572

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Refurbishment Site in Great Location

The White Lion is located in the bustling heart of Beeston, an area which has seen significant investment in recent years. In the site directly opposite, for example, a new 8 screen cinema and 132-home apartment complex are being built, so passing footfall is ever-growing. Also nearby is the main campus of Nottingham University, as well as lots of new housing developments and the head office of a large national company. As a result, there are over 21,000 people living within a 20-minute walk. All these people will be looking for a standout pub offering contemporary food and drink in a stylish setting.

The White Lion is set to become a thriving hub in Beeston, completely transformed from the dated, wet-led pub it once was. It will be an exciting and modern venue, enhanced by a contemporary interior design and stylish features. Distressed timber cladding and aged coloured leather will contrast with bright feature fabrics to truly transform the feel of the pub. Alongside this, an upgraded kitchen and redesigned bar servery will produce a premium food and drink offer. Combined, these works will ensure the pub appeals to a wider demographic, who are looking for a vibrant atmosphere, delicious food and a great drinks range.

The transformational refurbishment, with a vibrant menu and an exceptional beer garden, will create a stand-out pub capable of trading at all points of the day. The spacious and versatile venue will be able to host popular events such as vinyl nights and whisky tastings as well as more private functions. This high-quality offer will be amplified by the cutting-edge interior design and vibrant atmosphere of the pub – all ensuring it stands out from competitors.

This is a fantastic opportunity to take on a pub business that's ready for refurbishment and growth

The proposed refurbishment will help the right operator develop this fantastic pub with the opportunity to introduce a strong food and drink offer. This project will significantly enhance the business' potential and we would like to see you bring your own ideas and flair to make the most of this great opportunity.

  • Catering Kitchen

  • Investment Tenancy

  • Car Park

  • Outdoor Trade

  • Private Accommodation

  • Refurbishment Planned

  • Monthly Billing

  • Weekly Billing

Trading Area & Facilities

Trading Areas & facilities

The main bar area will be completely refurbished with a mix of distressed and painted finishes, establishing an attractive feel throughout. This will create a vibrant and energetic space for customers to enjoy casual drinking with friends and family. The lounge area will receive a complete redecoration carried out in line with the pub’s new stylish design, complemented with graphic and vibrant features to highlight its new personality. Further covers will be added at the rear of the pub, where the existing toilets and storeroom will be removed and relocated. The kitchen will be extended and redecorated throughout, with new appliances and equipment to suit the proposed new menu, whilst creating a bigger space to cope with the additional covers.

The existing beer garden will be refurbished to match the premium interior offer. The space will become a welcoming and vibrant area for customers to enjoy a drink during the warmer months.

The external area and signage will be refreshed to enhance the pub’s kerb appeal and highlight the new and improved offer to passing customers.

Applicants should be aware that all refurbishments are subject to final board approval which will be determined as part of the leasing process.

Where a significant investment is made in a pub by Star Pubs & Bars, an "Investment Exemption" will be required. The exemption means that the option of a Market Rent Option lease won't be available at rent review for a period of up to seven years for this site, as per The Pub Code (2016).

Private Accommodation

The private accommodation consists of 4 bedrooms, kitchen & bathroom and a lounge. Where required there will be appropriate works 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

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
10:00 -
00:00
10:00 -
00:00
10:00 -
00:00
10:00 -
00:00
10:00 -
06:00
10:00 -
06:00
10:00 -
00:00

Annual Rent £
70,572
Estimated Tenants Annual Operating Profit £
71,371
Representative HEINEKEN UK Brand Discount Per Barrel £
150
Estimated Annual Turnover £
692,736
Estimated Annual Barrelage
243
* 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 £
49,000
Estimated Fixtures and Fittings Valuation Fee £
250
Estimated Stock Valuation £
15,000
Deposit Amount £
17,643
Rent in Advance £
1,357
Training Fee £
425
Estimated Designated Premises Supervisor / Manager Fee £
50
Premises Licence Fee £
180
Rates Assessment Fee £
55
Estimated Legal Fees £
650
Estimated Total Ingoing Costs £
84,610
Estimated Minimum Ingoing Costs £
84,610
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 £
1,077
Estimated Annual Maintenance Compliance Charge £
1,862
Estimated Annual Accountancy & Stocktaking Charge (including tills) £
6108
Estimated Annual Repairs Fund £
1300
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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