Bridge Bar

12 Bridge Street, Ellon, AB41 9AA

TRADITIONAL WET LED COMMUNITY LOCAL

The Bridge Bar in Ellon is a traditional public bar trading wet only, which offers the opportunity to reintroduce live sport and entertainment at weekends. The reintroduction of this would be key for success while marketing the offer more would be advised to generate more footfall. Planning events to create a great community pub feeling would be recommended. The bar attracts a wide variety of customers via the mainstream offer, therefore tradesmen and retired people during the daytime with younger customers frequenting in the evenings and over the weekends when entertainment is planned and live sports to watch.

Location

Situated in the bustling Aberdeenshire Town of Ellon, the pub is located on the main route through Ellon, which is located just 16 miles north of Scotland's third largest city Aberdeen.

Business Information

Annual rent

£23,000

Weekly rent

£442

Entry costs

£14,875

Turnover royalty

n/a

Forecasted Operator Turnover

£277,295

Forecasted Operator Profit (inc machine profit)

£30,581

Forecasted Operator Machine Profit

£2,750

Average Beer & Cider Discount*

£144

Type of Tie

Partial tie: Tied All Beer, All Cider & Minerals

Agreement

Scottish Tenancy Agreement. A fixed 3 year term. Machine income shared 50/50.

Entry cost is approximately £14,875 which includes Fixtures & Fittings at 25% of estimated valuation, stock, glassware, cutlery, crockery, fuel and cleaning materials, legal, brokers and stocktaking fees, training fees, schedule of condition, working capital and deposit. Please note Fixtures and Fittings are estimated at approximately £7,000. An assisted purchase of F&F may be available with a 25% deposit on change day and weekly re payments to purchase the remaining 75% over an agreed period.

Deposit

£6,000

Fixtures & Fittings

£1,750

Legal Admin Fee

£825

Broker Fee

£0

Stocktaking Fee

£150

Working Capital

£5,000

Other Costs

£1,150

Total Entry Costs

£14,875

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. All figures represent products bought from Greene King only. **Please note trading volumes for year 2021 are for part year trading and reflect the impact of closure during the Covid 19 pandemic**

Year Beer (Brls) Wine & Spirits (Ltrs) Minerals (Ltrs)
2023 159 795 2,668
2022 192 1,110 2,895
2021 112 432 1,474

As you enter from the main high street in Ellon, there is a single bar and gantry to the left with one open trading space with a mix of fixed and loose seats and tables.

Trade Bars

1

Trade Dining Areas

0

Trade Kitchens

0

Trade Food Covers

0

Trade Gardens

0

Trade Patio Areas

0

Trade Rooms to Let

0

Meeting Rooms

0

External Child Play Areas

0

Function Rooms

0

Customer Car Park Spaces

0

Current Premises Licence Opening Hours

Mon-Sat: 11:00-01:00
Sun: 11:00-00:30

There is no private accommodation

Private Rooms

0

Lounge

0

Dining Rooms

0

Double Bedrooms

0

Single Bedrooms

0

Bathrooms

0

Toilets

0

Private Kitchens

0

Offices

0

Bedsits

0

BDM Portrait

Someone with pub experience and or who is currently a pub manager looking for that next step in their career would be ideal for this business. Someone willing to work hard and put the hours in with the enthusiasm and foresight to plan ahead and create events and activities providing great customer experiences could make this pub a roaring success.

Billy Guthrie, Business Development Manager

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