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Marlborough Head

71 West Street, Rochford, Essex, SS4 1AX
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Cask Ale
Beer Garden
External Drinking Area
Smoking Solution
Car Park
  • Cask Ale
  • Beer Garden
  • External Drinking Area
  • Smoking Solution
  • Car Park
  • Restaurant/Dining
  • Wi-Fi


Ingoing Cost: £5,000.00
Rent: N/A
Agreement Type: Self Employed Management
Reference Number: 1508-11 / 510247

The stated ingoing figures are correct at point of advertising. Please be aware there may be additional costs.

Build this business on the back of a strong food, cask ale and event offer

This well-positioned community mainstream pub has a friendly, traditional feel and plenty to offer the incoming publican and customers alike. The enclosed beer garden is a popular place for alfresco eating and drinking during fine weather and there’s scope to grow trade through weekend entertainment and community events.

Property Features:

Rochford is a town in Essex that’s situated just north of London Southend Airport and Southend-on-Sea. With a population of about 8,500, it offer all the expected community amenities. The pub sits at one end of the high street, close to the train station, so sees lots of passing footfall from local shoppers and workers, as well as commuters into Chelmsford and London. There are plenty of residential properties all around too.

The Marlborough Head is a well-positioned pub in Rochford, just north of Southend-on-Sea in Essex. Dating back to the 15th century, this Cask Marque accredited property is close to both the town centre and the train station and sees plenty of footfall as a result. The open plan trading space is split between the main bar and a restaurant area, with 45 covers. Currently trading well on the back of a strong food offer, it has some of the best pub facilities in town, including an enclosed beer garden and courtyard. One of the key attractions of this pub is its all-round offer and ability to trade all sectors – busy lunchtime sessions for shoppers, business lunches and friends meeting up; a vibrant dinner trade, family Sunday lunches, summer garden trade and strong week-round wet trade. There’s an opportunity to introduce suitable weekend entertainment and community events such as beer fests, BBQs and family days. Outside, the pub has 10 parking spaces and also offers a smoking solution.

Trading Style:

This opportunity offers a vibrant and exciting environment for friends and families to enjoy a great range of offers. These pubs are at the heart of the community and their offer revolves around community activities - whether that’s fun days for the kids, supporting local teams and clubs or raising money for a local charity, there is always something going on in these pubs.

These pubs offer a great range of drinks with all the classic products you would expect to see in a community pub, as well as something different to try if you fancy it.

The ideal retailer will be an inspiring team leader with strong business acumen. You will have a passion for retail, a desire to work at the heart of the community and the ability to set and maintain the highest of standards. You will be a self-starter and enjoy working closely with the support team and your Area Operations Manager and be prepared to take responsibility for exceeding our shared business plan for the pub.

The landlords are looking for enthusiastic, honest and hard-working individuals who are committed to creating and developing a fantastic team. Customer focus is key to our success and also constantly looking for ways to grow the business without compromising on our quality offer

Private Accommodation:

Consists of three bedrooms, a kitchen and a lounge.

Key Financial Information

Please note that the Energy Performance Certificate is available from the landlord.

There is No Rent Payable on this Retail Contract.

Management Fee will be TBC% plus an additional TBC% Profit Incentive

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