51-53 High Street, Manningtree, Colchester, Essex, CO11 1AH

A great locals Pub, on the doorstep of the famous 'Constable Country'

The Crown is located in the small Town of Maningtree, with beautiful views over the river Stour. This popular local pub has a central location in this small town and offers a mix of drink and traditional 'pub grub'. This is a rare opportunity to acquire a business with such a fabulous location and amenities. The Crown has an envied position in the town and can cater for a wide range of customers from families to bespoke function events. Internally the Pub is well presented, spacious and accommodates a Pool table and Darts throw. Externally there is a car park and rear garden.


Business Information

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Type of Tie

Full tie: All products


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

Entry costs approximately £58,475.00, which includes stock, glassware, crockery, cutlery, fuel and cleaning materials, legal, brokers and stocktaking fees, training fees, schedule of condition, working capital and deposit which is 25% of head rent. Fixtures and Fittings are valued at approximately £35,000 and the final valuation will be confirmed on change day. 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



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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.

Year Beer (Brls) Wine & Spirits (Ltrs) Minerals (Ltrs)
2018/19 263 2,880 8,188
2017/18 260 2,829 8,332
2016/17 255 2,870 9,236

The main bar is accessed from the High Street and leads to the second bar servery area, which in turn opens into the open plan dining area. A large function room with it's own bar fits in well into the rest of the ground floor trade area. Externally to the rear is a large terraced patio area with forty food covers and views looking over the river.

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Current Premises License Opening Hours

Mon - Wed: 06:00 - 00:30
Thu - Sat: 06:00 - 01:00
Sun: 07:30 - 00:00

Situated above the main building the owners accommodation comprises of two double bedrooms, bathroom, office and lounge

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BDM Portrait

I am seeking an experienced, passionate operator to build upon this superb business and help it to reach new heights. A fresh perspective and inpetus to the mixed food and drink offer would be beneficial, whilst enjoying the stunning location, right next to the River Stour. If you fancy running the Crown, then contact the recruitment team for further information

James Pearson, Business Development Manager

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