Borough Bridge Road, York, North Yorkshire, YO26 5SQ
Walk right in and take over an award-winning sports and entertainment pub, it is in the heart of the community with an open plan bar, restaurant and games area. The pub is known for its great value food and drink offer. It is ideal for all the family being a traditional family friendly pub with its dining area catering for everyone - furthermore, it's great for meeting with friends. The pub shows live sport and has regular live entertainment, plus a dedicated darts area with 3 competition dart boards. The Ainsty has also built a reputation for being much more than just a ‘local’ pub. Customers know that there’s always something going on whether it’s live music, sport or entertainment. In the 2017 Minster FM Listener Choice Awards, it won Silver for Best Pub and Bronze for Best Event. **Large discount on beer**
The large restaurant areas leads through and past the bar to a raised area and the darts area. A central bar connects all trading areas and there is a well equipped commercial kitchen also located on the ground floor, with a large cellar situated under the pub. The pub also features a large function room on the first floor above the trade area. Food is currently provided by the Pub Partners Food & Supplies Service which offers a complete menu, training, crockery and even point of sale support too – it couldn’t be easier to manage. The business has achieved a 5 Star Food Hygiene Rating.
This modern pub is in great condition and has an open plan layout that makes it easy to manage. With indoor seating for 130 people and an additional outdoor capacity of 128 in the summer months, it is a large venue that would suit a more experienced operator. When events are on, there’s capacity for 480 customers so you’ll need to be organised to plan how to make the most of the sales opportunities that the business provides.
|Car park spaces||25|
The pub comes with large accommodation which is divided into 2 x 3-bedroom flats, each with a bathroom, lounge and separate kitchen. This makes it perfect for business partners who can have separate accommodation for their families.
|Annual rent||£50,000 per annum|
|Weekly rent||£961.54 per week fixed|
£50,000 per annum, £961.54 per week fixed and subject to annual RPI increase, which is capped. Paid weekly by direct debit. Machine income free of tie.
Entry costs approx £24,330 which includes fixtures and fittings, stock, glassware, crockery, cutlery, fuel and cleaning materials, legal, brokers and stocktaking fees, training fees, schedule of condition, working capital and deposit (25% of head rent, minimum £6,000). *Please note an assisted purchase may be available for the right operator and the F&F costs are shown as a 25% deposit and full cost is approx. £23,320*
|Fixtures & fittings||£5,830||Working capital||£2,000|
|Other costs||£8,850||Total entry cost||£24,330|
Standard Tenancy Agreement A fixed 5 year term agreement which is contracted out of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 •Tie variations available •Rent set at the start of the agreement, subject to the annual Retail Prices Index (RPI) which is capped •Flexible pricing options available •Greene King is responsible for the structure of the building •Ability to end agreement with 6 months notice at any time with standard notice fee equal to 3 months rent
You will need to estimate the turnover you expect to achieve from the pub, with regard to food and accommodation (if applicable). Barrelage figures are given to assist you with calculations.
Calculators to help you are available on the business planning section of our website.
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The location for the Ainsty has everything going for it, occupying a huge corner plot on the A59 and right in the heart of a large residential area. The Holgate area of York has a good mix of socio-demographic people with high level of employment 69%. Average age is centred around 30-59 with 12% of residents retired. Home ownership is also above the UK average at 73%. The pub is therefore perfectly targeted at locals with some money to spend who appreciate good value and are looking for something to keep them engaged in your business. The city also offers a wealth of historic attractions, of which York Minster is the most prominent, and a variety of cultural and sporting activities making it a popular tourist destination.