Could you run this pub?
The Flass Inn, Durham is a local pub known for a great pint and a place to catch up with local friends and enjoy pool and darts. It sits in the heart of the community, on Broom Lane, the main through road in Ushaw Moor and is surrounded by local businesses including a newsagent, hair salon, takeaway and a supermarket as well as St Joseph’s RC Primary School. Its also within easy walking distance of many residents who live nearby in terraced houses.
The pub offers easy to manage space and has an excellent outdoor drinking space to enjoy the warmer weather.
This pub offers a cosy lounge area and a bar area with pool, darts with seating throughout. The main bar sits at the back of the pub offering easy service across the trading space.
There is also a good-sized outdoor seating area for those warmer days
The pub offers staff parking, WiFi and an outdoor smoking solution.
We will be enhancing the pub with internal/external decorations and making improvements to the outdoor beer garden space
The private accommodation will include three bedrooms, a private kitchen and lounge
About the local area
Ushaw Moor is a former pit village which is just three miles from Durham City Centre, its surrounded by local shops and businesses and is the main pub in the village (other than social clubs). Its an active community with a cricket club and there is potential to establish a great drinking spot.
The village is on the north side of the River Deerness, outside the historical cathedral city of Durham. The area offers lots of attractions, festivals, museums including the Beamish Museum and more.
This pub may suit
This would suit an operator with a passion for community, with great personality and is quick to build relationships with the locals. You will know how to drive trade with great drinks offers and encourage teams, build relations with the local cricket club to drive custom.
About the Agreement
Our Tenancy agreements vary between 3 – 5 years and offer a flexible approach to running your own pub business. Your pub will be ready to trade, with carefully tailored food and drinks menus in place which you can evolve as you go along.
You will receive a high level of support and everything you need to run a successful business. From the beginning, you will have dedicated Punch Development Manager, plus access to training and development, business planning, operations and accounting expertise.
Once you’ve completed the 5-day induction course we’ll provide you with ongoing support to help you maximise the efficiency, sales and profitability of your pub. This includes helping you decide on the right drinks offer, guidance on margin and support creating a marketing plan to build for continued success. To help market your pub, we also offer lots of support and advice.
Punch Tenancy agreements have shared repairs liability, we will help you manage your ongoing repairing obligations. We do this by operating a repairs and maintenance fund for all new agreements.
* The calculation of the initial Ingoing Costs assumes a minimum deposit (£3,000 or £6,000) plus legal fees. The subsequent deposit build up (if any) will need to be paid over 52 weeks. This can be discussed with the recruitment team or Punch Development Manager