Run a Stonegate Pub - Cross Rifles Bridgwater Bridgwater, Somerset

About the Pub

The Cross Rifles is a strong community wet led pub located on the outskirts of the delightful Somerset town of Bridgwater. The pub lies on a roundabout in a prominent position on the main road from the M5 motorway so benefits from heavy passing traffic all day. It is a one bar operation which services an open plan trading area, split into two distinctive areas. There is a raised section for pub games and a more relaxed seating area which provides a great atmosphere for live sporting events. There is an adequately sized trade kitchen onsite which has the potential to introduce a basic food offer. The private accommodation consists of three bedrooms, two living rooms, a kitchen, office and storeroom. Externally, the pub has recently undergone a full external refurbishment which includes new signage and lightening, offering great kerb appeal. There is an area to the front of the pub which offers bench seating however this space could be used alternatively as a car park with four spaces.

Business Information

Agreement: Retail Partnership Tenancy
"agreementTypeMarketingName":"Retail Partnership Tenancy","approvalDate":"2023-08-01T15:22:43","atAGlanceAttribute1":"Wet led community pub","atAGlanceAttribute2":"Pub games and entertainment on offer","atAGlanceAttribute3":"Trade kitchen to allow for a simply pub food menu","atAGlanceAttribute4":"Three bedroom private accommodation ideal for a family","atAGlanceAttribute5":"Discounts of up to £170 per barrel but has an average of £140 per barrel","capitalStartUp":0,Fixtures / Fittings: Est. £8000
Guide Rent: £18000 pa
Potential Turnover: £326165 pa

Regional Manager's Thoughts

This is a fantastic community wet led business located in a very prominent location as you drive into the town of Bridgwater. Most of the customer base is by footfall so the trade is extremely locals based. This is an ideal opportunity for a first-time publican or an existing wet led operator, however any candidates must be strong minded and take control of a pub with strong community ties. Pub teams and sport play a large part is this business so an active marketing plan will be essential to drive this forward.

Surrounding Area

The Cross Rifles is situated in the historic market town of Bridgwater in Somerset surrounded by a mixture of residential housing and small retail shops. There are also a couple of large industrial and retail business estates close by and the town centre is just a five-minute drive away. The pub is easily accessible and there are good transport links with the M5 Motorway just 10 minutes from the pub.

Similar searches: Pubs and Bars, Bridgwater