Could you run this pub?
The Ship, Chelmsford is Cask Marque pub which has recently undergone a fantastic investment in 2019, enhancing the interior and exterior to its best and creating a welcoming food & drink destination for those across the local area in Essex.
The Pub benefits from some fabulous facilities which includes a large beer garden for spring/summer and a spacious car park to the side and rear.
The pub has a unique look, with a maritime theme with a reclaimed timber bar front and numerous quality fixtures and fittings throughout.
This pub offers some excellent trading space, which comprises a lounge bar and raised dining area with room for up to 58 covers. There is also a catering kitchen, ample restaurant space, WIFI, a pool area and a beer garden for those warmer months ahead.
The private accommodation includes two bedrooms, a kitchen and lounge.
About the local area
The Ship sits on the outskirts of Chelmsford, in a rural position with just of the B1007 road which offer regular passing trade and which is accessible from the A12. It’s a great out of town spot for dining and is also near areas including West Hanningfield, South Hanningfield and stock.
There are also residents living nearby, and it’s the only pub in the immediate area.
This pub may suit
You will be an experienced operator/partners with good local knowledge and an ability to deliver a strong food offer or experience running a similar establishment, maybe looking for additional premises. You will be confident in offering consistently good service and standards and know how to establish lasting relationships and market this pub to its best potential across the area.
About the Agreement
Our Tenancy agreements vary between 3 – 5 years 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 Operations 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 Operations Manager.