Under Offer


116 Town Street, Farsley, Pudsey, West Yorkshire, LS28 5LF


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Pub overview

Being situated in a highly popular village, the Fleece will be a great first time operation for anyone wishing to enter the market. Great reputation and great quality drinks and food on offer. We are looking to enhance the business with improved facilities including carver station, sports area and dining area segmentation. Full external redecorations and signage to enhance kerb side appeal which will improve on footfall and destination trade.

The pub is an old stone building with a slate apex roof. It has two floors including an open plan single serve bar with segmented areas for pool, dining and drinks. The private accommodation consists of a 3 bed accommodation, lounge, family sized bathroom and domestic kitchen.

There is a drinks area to the front with seating and small beer garden to the rear with a conservatory.

Easy to run, open plan building. Areas to be enhanced and segmentation to trade areas to allow consumer flow for dining and upright drinking/sports viewing. Catering kitchen just off the main bar means easy use for staff serving dishes to the public. We aim to improve the catering facilities with areas for food preparation and wash up and designated serving areas to help speed up food service. Beer garden to the rear and small enclosed decked area to the front suitable for a drink or al fresco dining in the summer.

Trade space
Bars 1
Dining rooms 1
Food covers 80
Trade kitchens 1
Patio areas 1

Farsley lies on the commuter belt for Leeds and Bradford as such this is an expensive place to live normally. The accommodation here is basic but clean. Good family sized rooms with domestic kitchen and bathroom.

Private space
Private Rooms 6
Lounge 1
Single Bedrooms 1
Double bedrooms 1
Private Kitchen 1
Bathrooms 1
Toilets 1

Rent information

Annual rent £37,500 per annum
Weekly rent £721.15 per week fixed

£37,500 per annum, £721.15 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 £26,075 which includes fixtures and fittings (25% payment with the remainder available to purchase on an assisted purchase scheme), 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). *There is mandatory training fees for this site of £800.*

Brokers £675 Legal £825
Deposit £9,375 Stocktaking fees £150
Fixtures & fittings £11,250 Working capital £3,000
Other costs £800 Total entry cost £26,075

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)
2016/17 372 345 7,618
2015/16 475 390 10,189
2014/15 467 294 7,883
Volume notes Recently the site has been buying out of tie. As such the drop in volume with GK isn't reflective of the sites trade and business. Volumes are steady and have increased over the last few years.


Farsley is in Leeds West Yorkshire and was an historic woollen market town. Mentioned in the doomsday book this area is very popular and as such these days is a commuter town for the busy city of Leeds and Bradford alike. It enjoys its own train station which is popular for providing train services towards Leeds, Bradford, Manchester Victoria and Blackpool. This station was the subject of a "Monty Python sketch about a Pink Blancmange".


Trade bar
Dining area
Trade kitchen
Trade patio

Current premises licence opening hours

Monday to Thursday- 10:00hrs-00:30hrs Friday & Saturday- 10:00hrs-01:30hrs Sunday 10:00-00:30hrs

Contact Us

Andy Longley

Business Development Manager

Call the Recruitment team on 01284 714 497

Apply online
“ This pub is a popular, vibrant local pub which serves a great range of cask ales. The food offer is very popular with the people who live locally but also has a good destination food business and reputation too. Clean, tidy and situated in the heart of Farsley in Leeds. ”