Extensive internal and external refurbishment planned


5 Market Place, Romford, Essex, RM1 3AB


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Pub overview

Refurbishment planned, as we re brand the Lamb as 'The Distillers'

Greene King are investing upwards of £100,000 into this exciting project, to refresh and rejuvenate this site. The works planned include: Full new external signage and re decoration. Internal redecoration of trade areas and toilets, new fixed seating, doors and flooring. The Kitchen will be redecorated and benefit from a new layout. For full details on the works planned, please ask the recruitment team.
The Lamb is situated in the heart of the busy and bustling Romford market place. Due to its location, this site currently attracts trade throughout the day and into the evening. The Lamb offers value food, quality beer and live sport, with Sky and BT sports regularly showing with a loyal and regular customer base taking advantage of this. There is a large and traditional bar area, which means regular evening entertainment should be high on your agenda. There is high footfall in the area, Romford market operates on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday and is known as one of the oldest markets in the country, having been established in 1247. There are also various shops and other amenities around the area including a Hotel opposite, ensuring there are always people passing by at all times of day.

There are three bar/drinking areas and one main dining room. There are forty food covers throughout the Pub. The commercial kitchen is to the rear and has access to a courtyard.

Trade space
Bars 3
Dining rooms 1
Food covers40
Trade kitchens 1
Patio areas 1

In need of decoration and open to discussions.

Private space
Private Rooms7
Double bedrooms3
Private Kitchen1

Rent information

Annual rent£36,000 per annum
Weekly rent£692.31 per week fixed

£36,000 per annum, £692.30 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 £82,200.00 which includes fixtures and fittings (the refurbishment will include all new F&F)), stock, glassware, crockery, cutlery, fuel and cleaning materials, legal, brokers and stocktaking fees, training fees, Schedule of Conditions, working capital and deposit which is 25% of head rent

Deposit£9,000Stocktaking fees£150
Fixtures & fittings£65,000Working capital£5,400
Other costs£1,150Total entry cost£82,200

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 notes


Romford is a large Town in East London in the borough of Havering and is approximately 14.1 miles northeast of Charring Cross. Romford is known as one of the largest commercial, retail, entertainment and leisure districts in London.



Trade bar
Dining area
Trade kitchen
Trade patio

Current premises licence opening hours

Monday to Sunday - 06:00hrs to 01:00hrs Friday to Saturday - 06:00hrs to 02:00hrs Copy of licence will be provided and conditions discussed.

Contact Us

Tim Sparrow

Business Development Manager

Call the Recruitment team on 01284 714 497

Apply online
“ I am looking for an operator with local knowledge to take hold of the Lamb and help it reach its full potential. The successful candidate will work alongside us as we rebrand the Lamb to become 'The Distillers' This exciting refurbishment will breathe fresh life into this Pub, situated in the bustling Romford market place. If this opportunity excites you, then please contact the recruitment team for further information ”