1 Station Road, Sandy, Bedfordshire, SG19 1AW

Pub overview

Popular wet led pub in a great location! Free of tie on machines - machine income in the last 12 months over £20k! Large garden, car park and function room! Discount on beer, wines, spirits and minerals.

The Bell is a popular drinking pub with Sky and BT Sport. There are 2 darts teams. There is a well used and well located smoking shelter, a large garden, car park and function room. It is a great site to hold events.

There is 1 bar, sport can be viewed throughout the pub. There are several cosy areas, a dart throw and the toilets are a good standard. There is a small kitchen that can provide basic pub grub. The garden is big enough to swallow a large marquee and the current tenant frequently has a marquee and outside bar operating. There is a good size car park, a function room and a separate good size covered area which is perfect for outside entertainment or beer festivals.

Trade space
Bars 1
Car park spaces 16
Food covers 20
Function rooms 1
Gardens 1
Trade kitchens 1

There are 2 double bedrooms, a lounge, a bathroom and a toilet. The standard of the tenant accommodation is fair.

Private space
Private Rooms 5
Lounge 1
Double bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Toilets 1

Rent information

Annual rent £43,000 per annum
Weekly rent £826.92 per week fixed

£43,000 per annum, £826.92 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 £25,425 which includes fixtures and fittings, stock, glassware, crockery, cutlery, fuel and cleaning materials, legal, brokers and stocktaking fees, training fees, schedule of conditions, working capital and deposit (25% of head rent, minimum £6,000).

Brokers £450 Legal £825
Deposit £8,000 Stocktaking fees £150
Fixtures & fittings £8,000 Working capital £8,000
Other costs TBC Total entry cost £25,425

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

Year Beer (Brls) Wine & spirits (Ltrs) Minerals (Ltrs)
2016/17 271 1,371 3,675
2015/16 298 1,589 4,351
2014/15 259 1,429 4,350
Volume notes


The Bell is situated on the edge of the Bedfordshire market town of Sandy. It is directly opposite the busy train station and benefits from very good footfall because of this.


Trade bar
Car park
Function room
Pub garden
Trade kitchen

Current premises licence opening hours

Monday to Thursday 09:00 - 24:00 Friday 09:00 - 01:00 Saturday 09:00 - 01:30 Sunday 12:00 - 24:00

Contact Us

Steve Look

Business Development Manager

Call us today 01284 714 497

Apply online
“ Greene King are looking for a community minded individual or couple to run this popular wet led pub in Sandy. It is in a great location opposite a busy train station and with the large external space the successful candidate will have the ambition and ability to organise and deliver successful events to drive trade. ”