Under Offer


High Street, Acton, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 0AT

Pub overview

Rarely available South Suffolk village pub! The pub is in excellent condition with immaculate accomodation and sits on the main road through the village.

The pub is the only one in the village and located next to the local cricket ground and sports field. There is a good sized catering kitchen which is fully equiped and an enclosed courtyard and grassed area to the rear. It is well supported by the village and has enjoyed a consistent local drinking trade and also a good following for mid-market lunchtime and evening food trade for a number of years.

The Crown has 1 central bar with the pool table and games area to one side and the dining area next to the kitchen the other side.

Trade space
Bars 1
Car park spaces 8
Dining rooms 1
Food covers 40
Gardens 1
Trade kitchens 1
Patio areas 1

The domestic accomodation is immaculate and there is a lot of space. There is a kitchen/diner, 3 double bedrooms, a lounge, an office, a bathroom with a shower and a toilet.

Private space
Private Rooms 9
Lounge 1
Double bedrooms 3
Private Kitchen 1
Bathrooms 1
Toilets 1
Office 1

Rent information

Annual rent £37,000 per annum
Weekly rent £711.54 per week fixed

£37,000 per annum, £711.54 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 £32,000 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 £675 Legal £825
Deposit £6,000 Stocktaking fees £150
Fixtures & fittings £15,000 Working capital £6,000
Other costs £3,350 Total entry cost £32,000

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)
2016/17 174 4,513
2015/16 176 45 4,241
2014/15 153 198 4,380
Volume notes


Located only 2 miles from the historic tourist village of Lavenham and the antique centers of Long Melford. Also only 3 miles from the large saxon market town of Sudbury. The rear of the pub backs onto the village playing field and sports hall. Bury St Edmunds and Ipswich are only a short drive down the A14.


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

Current premises licence opening hours

Sunday 10:00 - 23:30 Monday - Saturday 10:00 - 00:00

Contact Us

Lee Jarvis

Business Development Manager

Call us today 01284 714 497

Apply online
“ Greene King are seeking a community minded operator to run this fantastic village pub. The successful applicant would posess good catering skills, have ideas to develop the business further and want to get involved with the local community.This businuess would be suitable for a first time operator and ideally suit a family looking to run their own pub. ”