The Bridge, Shefford
3 months FREE rent

The Bridge, Shefford

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Key Highlights

  • 3 months free rent - saving £6,625
  • Prominent location in Shefford on the High Street
  • Affluent and up and coming town close to A1(M)
  • Recently refurbished
  • Opportunity to develop sales
  • Garden, patio & outdoor smoking area

Pub Overview

The Bridge is a two bar operation, with a quieter bar/lounge to the front and a more community based bar to the rear with multiple TVs and a live entertainment setup to offer additional ways to engage with customers of all ages and interests.

While The Bridge is already well known and loved amongst its local community, with the opportunity to develop food sales further at the site we are now looking for an operator with the vision to recognise all the sites potential and the ambition to release the next chapter in it's history & to utilise all its facilities including the beer garden.

Suitable Applicants

Hands on & experienced retailers, committed to providing great hospitality and able to engage with the local community. The ideal applicant will have an appreciation of the commercial & financial skills required to operate their own business, an ability to drive sales through a range of activities and an interest in developing food as part of the overall business.

Financial Overview

ANTICIPATED INVESTMENT REQUIRED

We estimate the Investment required for this pub would be as follows:

APPROXIMATE TOTAL
Please note that these are estimated figures, given as a guide only, and do not include fixtures and fittings
£17,575
Security Deposit
Payable in advance to Wells to cover charges incurred by your business. If your business is to operate as a limited company a bond of £10,000 is required, together with a personal guarantee for all directors
£6,625
Training Course Fees 
 Per person (payable to Wells & Co. Ltd) 5 day  induction course mandatory for all licensees – NB £800 for two people
£500
Administration Fee
In the region of (payable to Wells & Co. Ltd in advance) to cover e.g. premises license changes, solicitors fees, and agreement
£400
Working Capital
Minimum working capital required
£6,000
Stock & Glassware
In the region of to cover the value of opening stock
£3,250
Valuers Fee
In the region of( paid to valuer) for valuing fixtures and fittings.Minimum working capital required
£800
Advanced Rent
In the region of (usually 1 month)
£0
Fixtures & Fittings
 Estimated valuation to purchase e.g. carpets, curtains, tables and chairs, kitchen equipment
£16,270

Ongoing Costs

Service Charge
Payable monthly, to include: Cellar cooling service, Buildings insurance, Fire Compliance, Boiler maintenance (tenancies only). NICEIC Electrical Test (tenancies only)
£2,692
Accountancy Services
fees for a nominated accountant
£3,025
Stocktaking Services
Six professional stocktakes per annum
£1,200
Rent
In the region of (payable monthly in advance)
£26,500
Please note that these are estimated figures, given as a guide only. Goods and services may be subject to VAT.

Pub Details

50 High Street, Shefford, Bedfordshire, SG17 5DG
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Could this be the pub for you?

Please ring 01234 244453 to speak with our recruitment team