Woolpack

23 Mildmay Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 0DN

A WELCOMING PUB WITH KNOWN FOR REAL ALE AND JAZZ

The Woolpack has become known as one of the best cask ale pubs not just in Chelmsford but throughout Essex. The pub has the warmth and atmosphere of a traditional ale house located in the back streets of the city centre. With up to 8 cask ales available at any one time this is a haven for the real ale enthusiast. The small snug bar offers traditional pub games and the main bar offers comfort for both drinking and eating. The pub offers a small food offer, training at 80% wet sales. The patio area to the rear of the pub is well utilised throughout the year

Location

Chelmsford was granted city status in 2012 and continues to grow and thrive. It is in the London commuter belt, approximately thirty miles from London Charing Cross, and it has a growing university (Anglia Ruskin) with an ever-increasing population of students. The Woolpack is set in the heart of the Chelmsford community, and this local pub has a loyal customer base of "Chelmsfordians".

Business Information

Annual rent

£31,500

Weekly rent

£606

Entry costs

£15,275

Turnover royalty

n/a

Forecasted Operator Turnover

£405,917

Forecasted Operator Profit (inc machine profit)

£34,619

Forecasted Operator Machine Profit

£3,500

Average Beer & Cider Discount*

£36

Type of Tie

Full tie: Access to Discounted Wines, Spirits & Minerals Price List

Agreement

Flexible foundation agreement - giving you the ability to build trade and have lower ingoing costs. Flexible terms available by negotiation. Machine income is shared 50/50

Entry costs approximately £15,275.00, 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 £7,875. Fixtures and Fitting will be rented with weekly payments made.

Deposit

£7,875

Fixtures & Fittings

£0

Legal Admin Fee

£350

Broker Fee

£750

Stocktaking Fee

£150

Working Capital

£5,000

Other Costs

£1,150

Total Entry Costs

£15,275

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 2020 & 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)
2021 128 1,242 4,628
2020 216 54 834
2019 254 20 505

There are two main trading areas. To the front of the pub there is a small snug bar with a pool table and darts throw. The main bar area is made up of two split areas. Live music is a regular feature at the pub and can be accommodated at the end of the main bar area. It has a wonderful outside seating area that benefits all year round from customer use.

Trade Bars

2

Trade Dining Areas

2

Trade Kitchens

1

Trade Food Covers

60

Trade Gardens

1

Trade Patio Areas

1

Trade Rooms to Let

0

Meeting Rooms

1

External Child Play Areas

0

Function Rooms

1

Customer Car Park Spaces

0

Current Premises Licence Opening Hours

Mon - Sat: 10:00 - 00:30
Sun: 12:00 - 00:30

The living accommodation is in good condition and comprises 2 bedrooms, kitchen, lounge, bathroom and toilet.

Private Rooms

6

Lounge

1

Dining Rooms

0

Double Bedrooms

2

Single Bedrooms

0

Bathrooms

1

Toilets

1

Private Kitchens

1

Offices

0

Bedsits

0

BDM Portrait

I am looking for an experienced operator with a passion for cask ale, as the pub is famous locally for its quality real ales, with up to 8 regularly available. The site is a family friendly pub that is also known for its live music events (especially Jazz). If you have the requisite skills to take this pub forward, then please contact the recruitment team for more information.

James Pearson, Business Development Manager

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