Under Offer


251 Main Street, Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, G73 2HN


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Pub overview

A jewel in the crown, this local community pub is a popular gathering place for Rutherglen & Glasgow residents looking for a quality establishment to enjoy football, entertainment and good company.

Rare opportunity for an experience publican to take over an already established and profitable business in Rutherglen main street. A good knowledge of the area is crucial with a passion for sports (especially football), customer service and delivery of quality drinks.

Two storey property with public bar on the ground floor. This area is accessed by two doors, one to the right and one to the left of the property. The bar consists of a long service bar stretching almost the entire length of the property, small snug area (open plan) with the remainder of the bar loose seating. The upstairs room has not been used for many years and remains unfurnished, but could provide an opportunity to expand in the future

Trade space
Bars 1

Their is no private accommodation at this property

Private space

Rent information

Annual rent £32,180 per annum
Weekly rent £618.85 per week fixed

£32,180 per annum, £618.85 per week fixed and subject to annual RPI increase, which is capped. Paid weekly by direct debit.

Other costs include mandatory training, purchase of stock, glassware, optics & gas on site. Entry costs approx £33,005 which includes fixtures and fittings, stock, glassware, crockery, cutlery, fuel and cleaning materials, legal, stocktaking fees, training fees, working capital and deposit.

Brokers £0 Legal £825
Deposit £8,045 Stocktaking fees £150
Fixtures & fittings £10,985 Working capital £10,000
Other costs £3,000 Total entry cost £33,005

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)
2016/17 456 427
2015/16 431 175
2014/15 407 111
Volume notes Current MAT barrelage 463.83brls. No minerals figures available as recent agreements have been free of tie for minerals.


Situated on Main Street in Rutherglen, Chapmans is a local landmark with its distinct green signage taking up the whole corner on this busy main street. Rutherglen shopping centre, independent shops, bars and restaurants populate this popular trading area serviced by Rutherglen Railway station and numerous bus links into Glasgow City Centre.


Trade bar

Current premises licence opening hours

Sunday to Thursday - 11:00 to 23:45 Friday to Saturday - 11:00 to 00:00

Contact Us

Sandra Donnelly

Business Development Manager

Call us today 01284 714 497

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“ A jewel in the crown, Chapmans is a long established local pub which has serviced the people of Rutherglen and Glasgow for decades. This pub has a great local reputation always delivering high standards and quality products. Predominantly a sports bar, the bar host all live sporting events, with football being the main trade driver here. Entertainment and quizzes are regular features which keep this bar a local favourite. ”