Could you run this pub?
The White Lion, Barnoldswick is a fantastic and attractive stone traditional community pub situated in the pretty village of Earby on the North Yorkshire and Lancashire border. It is surrounded by residents and the local village amenities are nearby.
This is a classic country pub which offers good food and drinks, which underwent investment in 2018 so it is in great condition.
It would suit an operator who is looking to settle into the area, who is great at building relationships in the community and offering a warm and friendly welcome for locals from the immediate area as well as a welcoming pub for visitors from further afield.
This pub offers separate trading areas, with a drinking area to the right of the central bar central bar with two snugs suitable for dining (up to 40 covers) and a separate games room housing a pool table and darts to the left. The pub has a fantastic feature log burner in one of the snugs and is also dog friendly.
There is a catering kitchen, beer garden for warmer weather and the pub also offers WiFi. There is also a good size car park for up to 20 cars.
The private accommodation includes four bedrooms, a kitchen and lounge
About the local area
Earby is a small town on the border of Lancashire and within easy reach of both Skipton and Colne in the Yorkshire Dales. Both these towns have all the facilities you would expect. This is stunning walking country and the pub attracts walkers at the weekends and during the summer months, with visitors staying in the area.
It sits in a great location surrounded by residents and nearby local amenities including the local church, primary school and chemist as well as Earby Cricket Club and there are various events going on in and around the area to tap into.
This pub may suit
This is a great community pub and would suit someone who thrives in that type of environment, who will create a welcoming atmosphere to all, as well as building relationships with the locals to drive regular trade. You will also have some food experience and be great at maintaining consistent standards.
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