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Tenure: Leasehold

Ref 7819 Leasehold


Excellent central position within the well-known Duke Street district of St Helens.

Stylish and modern Late Night Bar with bar designer seating and quality furnishings.

Good reputation and a bustling business in the heart of the area.

Opportunity for Coffee Shop in the daytime.

Ground Floor Bar for circa 100 people First Floor Bar area for circa 60 people.

Very beneficial 'free of tie' lease with 6 years remaining and a rent of £20,800 per annum.

Advised that the turnover for y/e 02/16 is approx. £288,000 (incl VAT) on a 100% wet trade plus £10,000 machine income.


This wonderful 'free of tie' leasehold Bar with the potential for a daytime Café/Coffee Shop is situated on the main roundabout on Duke Street St Helens.

The Duke Street area is a thriving district made up of many independent traders including shops, bars and offices along with having a large student community.

Located midway between Liverpool and Manchester, St Helens is a thriving town within the Metropolitan Borough of St Helens population in excess of 170,000. The Roundabout Bar is close to the main shopping areas of Church St and Church Square.

This great bar is highly prominent on the Duke Street Roundabout built over 2 floors main bar to the ground floor and on the 1st floor is a pool table and additional seating area.

The Main Entrance has a very inviting feel and complements the business superbly.

The Lounge (circa 100) is an open plan bar area benefitting from a large bar area, designer seating and quality furnishings. Juke Box and Gaming Machine located in the main bar area, with open plan staircase to the first floor and washroom facilities.

Access to the Patio and smoking area is located from the main bar area.

First Floor Bar (circa 60) currently used as a games area with pool table and darts area with a small self-contained bar. The venue has a number of pool teams in local leagues.

The Pavement Licence area has not been fully exploited by the current owners.

The business is currently run under management with full staff and offers excellent potential for owner operators along with the opportunity to offer a Coffee Shop option in the day time.

Ladies and Gents W. C's.

Ground floor cellar accessed from behind the bar is a bottle storage area and basic cellar.

This business offers seating to the front and side of the premises together with a designated smoking
area and a small rear garden.

We are advised that the business trades with the benefit of the premises licence (not seen) which permits the sale of alcohol during the hours of:

Sun - Wed 10am - Midnight
Thurs - Sat 10am - 1am

Trading Hours:

Sunday - Wednesday 10am - Midnight
Thursday - Saturday 10am - 1am

NB. Important. Prospective purchasers wishing to continue to operate the public house should ensure that they gain the APLH Qualification in readiness for their intended operation of the Public House.

The business is offered for sale as a lease assignment with approximately 6 years remaining of this private 'free of tie' full repairing and insuring agreement. We are informed that the rent is currently £20800 per annum with no rent review.

We are advised that at the end of the term, the Lease (not seen by Guy Simmonds) should be renewable with no further premium - subject to the provision of the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954.

We are advised that the bar benefits from all mains services with mains gas supplying the gas central heating (no services seen or tested). Business rates are advised as currently being £5,500 payable per annum.

The property and business has been in the same hands for the past 4 years and is being offered to the marketplace due to the owner wanting to retire. The business is presented to a high standard and offers new operators a fantastic opportunity to acquire an established free of tie venue within St Helens central area

We are advised that the turnover for y/e 02/16 is approx. £288,000 (incl VAT) on a 100% wet trade basis. Plus, Machine income of £10,000

Accounting information will be made available to interested parties after viewing.

This business was viewed by Marc Blackford who would be delighted to discuss further details and can be contacted on 07812 753014.

Viewing appointments must be made by contacting Guy Simmonds

VIEWING: All appointments must be made through Guy Simmonds. Please note that these Sales Particulars are issued on the strict basis that all negotiations, viewings and contacts in connection with this business are conducted through Guy Simmonds who are appointed by the vendor to act under a Sole Selling Rights agreement with total confidentiality. Any breach of these terms may make you liable in law to litigation and damages. Under no circumstances must you approach the owner direct without a formal appointment or disclose to other customers and staff that the Premises are for sale.

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