Short Term Agreement Available | Rent steps included

Bird I'th Hand

200 Prescot Road, St Helens, Merseyside, WA10 3HE


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Pub overview

Potentially high volume wet led community pub with existing trade led by entertainment, hospitality and value food. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced business builder to exploit the obvious business potential of this highly visible site.

A well established business in the Thatto Heath suburb of St Helens. Positioned in a high visibility location, the Pub has a good reputation for entertainment and televised sport as well as a strong base of food business in the value market. The pub is a real community hub serving the needs of local residents and associated groups. The established customer base drives high revenues from a strong entertainments and events programme, value food and drink, pub team sports and general socialising. The Pub is in need of renewed vigour and enthusiasm to re-build the business to former levels.

Reduced rent for the first 6 months!
Months 1-3 - £7,500
Months 4-6- £12,500

Short term agreements also available with low rent and reduced entry cost.

Large open plan pub with defined drinking and dining areas. Some areas are capable of segregation should any business functions require it.

Trade space
Bars 1
Car park spaces 40
Dining rooms 1
Food covers120
Gardens 1
Trade kitchens 1
Patio areas 1

Private accommodation is in a largely good to average condition with a fitted kitchen and bathroom. It is extremely spacious.

Private space
Private Rooms8
Single Bedrooms1
Double bedrooms3
Private Kitchen1

Rent information

Annual rent£31,000 per annum
Weekly rent£596.15 per week fixed

£31,000 per annum, £596.15 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 £26,400 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, the F&F is shown as a 25% deposit of full cost. Short term agreements also available with reduced entry costs. Fixtures and Fittings would be provided on rental for a 1 year agreement.

Deposit£6,000Stocktaking fees£150
Fixtures & fittings£6,250Working capital£7,500
Other costs£5,000Total entry cost£26,400

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 notesPlease note in 2016/2017 this site was free of tie on wines and spirits.


St Helens is in the South West of the historic county of Lancashire in North West England, 6 miles (10 km) north of the River Mersey.

The Bird I'th Hand is in a highly visible location on a junction of the main arterial route between St Helens and Liverpool. The Thatto Heath area of St Helens is well populated by private housing stock, where the pub is in walking distance and supported by regular destination diners.


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

Current premises licence opening hours

Sunday- Thursday- 10.00-00.30 Friday and Saturday- 10.00-01.00

Contact Us

Barrie Aspinall

Business Development Manager

Call the Recruitment team on 01284 714 497

Apply online
“ Large high volume pub on a corner plot an a main arterial route between St Helens and Liverpool in the Thatto Heath suburb of St Helens. The Pub has significant car parking and a small outside terraced space, which is popular during the warmer summer months. Footfall is driven by a good value food and drink offer to a largely adult market, televised sports and weekend entertainment.The pub has strong community links and benefits in trade terms from the numerous residential dwellings within walking distance. The Pub needs an experienced operator with a real focus upon community hospitality. ”