Copford Green, Copford, Colchester, Essex, CO6 1BZ


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Pub overview

A lovely traditional country pub & restaurant!

The Alma is a one bar operation with a restaurant area catering for circa 40 covers. For the drinkers there is darts and pool and the bar is a nice environment creating time to relax, drink and chat - making the pub a place to go for both locals and destination visitors. There is a covered decking area to the rear that leads onto the garden, which also has a 6 hole crazy golf course!

One bar operation, restaurant to the side, pool and darts towards the rear. External areas include a covered decking area and garden which has a 6 hole crazy golf course!

Trade space
Bars 1
Car park spaces 16
Dining rooms 1
Food covers40
Gardens 1
Trade kitchens 1
Patio areas 1

Accommodation was refurbished along with new carpets last year. Viewing can be arranged after first meeting with BDM.

Private space
Private Rooms4
Double bedrooms2

Rent information

Annual rent£30,000 per annum
Weekly rent£576.92 per week fixed

£30,000 per annum, £576.92 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 £34,150.00 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).

Deposit£7,500Stocktaking fees£150
Fixtures & fittings£15,000Working capital£5,000
Other costs£5,000Total entry cost£34,150

Agreement description

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.

Trading volumes

YearBeer (Brls)Wine & spirits (Ltrs)Minerals (Ltrs)
Volume notes


Copford is a village and civil parish in Essex, 2 miles west of Colchester. The hamlet of Copford Green is found a short distance to the south. Copford is situated about half a mile east of the junction between the A12 and A120 at Marks Tey. The closest rail link is the Great Eastern Main Line, which connects London Liverpool Street to Norwich, and stops at Marks Tey station.


Trade bar
Car park
Dining area
Pub garden
Trade kitchen
Trade patio

Current premises licence opening hours

Sale of Alcohol Hours Mon-Thurs: 11:00-00:00 Fri-Sat: 11:00-00:30 Sun: 11:00-23:30

Contact Us

Lee Jarvis

Business Development Manager

Call the Recruitment team on 01284 714 497

Apply online
“ A country traditional pub & restaurant, ideally suited to an owner operator, single or couple with the ability to deliver and grow a locally sourced home cooked menu, quality ales/drinks and friendly attentive service. ”