George & Dragon

2 King Street, Potton, Sandy, Bedfordshire, SG19 2QT


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Pub overview

A very clean and well presented community local pub in the heart of the Bedfordshire market town, with low rent and ingoings! It has a steady and stable local drinking trade built up over a number of years.

The George & Dragon is a wet led pub and a great opportunity for an operator wanting to embrace themselves in the heart of a local community. Greene King provide all training necessary so this could be run by a first time pub operator or someone looking to enjoy this type of lifestyle.

The George & Dragon boasts 2 bars. There is a cosy front bar with real ales and a fireplace and also a larger side bar with a pool table and dart board. Outside there is a well located smoking shelter with heat and light and a good size, well maintained grassed garden to the rear.

Trade space
Bars 2
Car park spaces 2
Gardens 1
Patio areas 1

The private accommodation is large, spacious and in very good order. Upstairs there are 4 double bedrooms, a lounge with dining space and a bathroom. Downstairs there is a domestic kitchen.

Private space
Private Rooms 8
Lounge 1
Double bedrooms 4
Private Kitchen 1
Bathrooms 1
Toilets 1

Rent information

Annual rent £19,000 per annum
Weekly rent £365.38 per week fixed

£19,000 per annum, £365.38 per week paid weekly by direct debit. All terms negotiated on agreement.

Entry costs approx £19,100 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).

Brokers £600 Legal £350
Deposit £6,000 Stocktaking fees £150
Fixtures & fittings £7,000 Working capital £4,000
Other costs £2,150 Total entry cost £20,250

Agreement description

Flexible 1 Year Foundation Agreement - giving you the ability to build trade and have lower ingoing costs. Flexible terms available by negotiation.

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)
2016/17 191 560 1,419
2015/16 197 616 1,574
2014/15 197 652 1,495
Volume notes


The George & Dragon sits in the centre of Potton, a Bedforshire market town with a population of 8000 people. Potton is located 10 miles from Bedford, 2 miles from Sandy and 5 miles from Biggleswade. It is also just 5 minutes drive from the busy A1.


Trade bar
Car park
Pub garden
Trade patio

Current premises licence opening hours

Monday to Thursday 10.00hrs to 00.00hrs Friday & Saturday 10.00 to 00.30hrs Sunday 11.00hrs to 00.00hrs.

Contact Us

Steve Look

Business Development Manager

Call us today 01284 714 497

Apply online
“ The George & Dragon is a well presented, community minded local pub in the heart of the Bedfordshire market town of Potton. Greene King are looking for an enthusiastic and community led operator with great standards who can embrace this local pub to make it the best it can be for the people of Potton. ”