2 Station Road, Toddington, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU5 6BN


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Pub overview

This is a fantastic opportunity to run a community pub in the heavy growth area of South Bedfordshire. The site has great potential for sports, drink and food as well zoned throughout. It also has a large car park and garden area as well - a great site with lots of potential with the right operator. The population is growing with government commitments to build thousands of new houses in the area over the next few years. The Griffin is also ideally positioned less than a mile from junction 13 of the M1.

The Griffin is situated in the large, affluent village of Toddington, Bedfordshire. It is next to the church and is the first pub you see as you drive just 2 minutes off the M1. The pub benefits from 6 letting bedrooms so the location is perfect for those who are stopping off for a visit or whilst on the road travelling. The Griffin also has a large garden with a play area and boasts over 100 covers inside including its own function room.

The pub benefits from one large bar area with a separate sports area, function room, dining room, letting rooms and good sized garden with an area designed for play equipment.

Trade space
Bars 1
Car park spaces 40
Child play areas 1
Dining rooms 1
Food covers100
Function rooms 1
Gardens 1
Trade kitchens 1
Rooms to let 6
Patio areas 1

This site's private accommodation is small and includes one double bedroom, a bathroom and a kitchen.

Private space
Private Rooms3
Double bedrooms1
Private Kitchen1

Rent information

Annual rent£30,500 per annum
Weekly rent£586.54 per week fixed

£30,500 per annum, £586.00 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 £18,800.00 which includes, stock, glassware, crockery, cutlery, fuel, cleaning materials, legal, brokers and stocktaking fees, training fees, schedule of condition, working capital and deposit (25% of head rent, minimum £6,000). *Fixtures and Fittings set as a 25% deposit of the full value*

Deposit£6,000Stocktaking fees£150
Fixtures & fittings£5,000Working capital£3,000
Other costs£3,150Total entry cost£18,800

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 notesThere is potential to drive a stronger wet volume with increased food trade.


Toddington is a large village and civil parish in the county of Bedfordshire, England. It is located 5 miles from Luton, 4 miles north of Dunstable, 6 miles south west of Woburn and 35 miles from London on the A5120 and B579. Many of the population commute to London for work using the rail services. Toddington has experienced a rise in house prices due to its reputation as a quiet English village and the easy commute into London. There is a huge housing expansion planned over the next few years in South Bedfordshire and Toddington is located in the heart of this.


Trade bar
Car park
Play area
Dining area
Function room
Pub garden
Trade kitchen
Letting rooms
Trade patio

Current premises licence opening hours

Monday to Thursday 07:00hrs - 00:00hrs Friday & Saturday 07:00hrs - 00:30hrs Sunday 10:00hrs - 23:30hrs

Contact Us

Phil Venables

Business Development Manager

Call the Recruitment team on 01284 714 497

Apply online
“ The Griffin is fantastic community local pub with the added benefit of letting rooms. The site has a strong wet trade with a growing food offer as well. The population of Toddington is growing with government commitments to build thousands of new houses in the area over the next few years. The Griffin is also ideally positioned less than a mile from junction 13 of the M1.The ideal candidate will be an experienced person who can demonstrate success in food, drinks and accommodation. ”