Could you run this pub?

The Skew Bridge, Harpenden is an attractive, open community pub which sits on the edge of Harpenden Common. The pub is known for its delicious classic pub food menu, a great drinks selection and entertainment that is loved by the local community.  The pub is a favourite stop off for walkers and passers-by looking for a bite to eat or a refreshing cold drink. This can be enjoyed inside the pub or in its beautiful beer garden on a sunny day.

Business facilities

The pub boasts two bars that serve the dining areas 32 covers and the snug lounge which can cater for up to 28. There is also parking for up to 12 cars.


We have exciting investment plans for this pub that will include full redecoration of the bar areas with new furnishings to give guests that home from home feel. There will be additional seating outside the front of the pub to enhance its curb side appeal as well as a facility upgrade.


The private accommodation includes three bedrooms and a private lounge.

About the local area

Harpenden is a picturesque town in the district of St Albans, Hertfordshire. The town has a rural feel but with good transport links is also easily accessible from Luton, London and St Albans.

The pub sits at the heart of the town, ideally in a visible position just off Harpenden Common, and nestled amongst local housing and flats, not far from The Grove Junior School.

This pub may suit

The perfect Publican will have good knowledge of the area and its opportunities. You will have a passion to deliver a quality food menu and be keen to build relationships with the community. know how to market this pub to its best, This will be ideal for a Publican who sees the importance in maintaining its loyal regulars as well as drawing in passers-by in order to provide a home from home for the whole community.

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 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.



Financial Information

Initial Deposit
Full Deposit
Legal Fees
Maintenance Fund Per Week
Fixtures & Fittings Weekly Rent
Working Capital
£2,000 - £4,000
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Business Information

Annual Rent
Forecasted Annual Wet Turnover
Forecasted Annual Food Turnover
Forecasted Annual Other Turnover
Weighted Average Discount Per Barrel
5 Year Tenancy

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