Easby Road, Washington, Tyne and Wear, NE38 7NN

Pub overview

Great opportunity to take this strong wet led pub to the next level and develop a lovely community pub including a great food offer at the heart of Biddick, Washington.

Set on the local housing estate, adjacent to all the other estates amenities, this is a great opportunity for someone to really get involved in the local community. The Sandpiper is a large, open planned community local with the potential for 60+ covers and offers a trade kitchen, car park, beer terrace and good domestic accommodation.

Facilities include two bar areas, a trade kitchen, a beer terrace and substantial domestic accommodation.

Trade space
Bars 2
Car park spaces 20
Dining rooms 1
Food covers 60
Trade kitchens 1
Patio areas 1

The accommodation is located under the pub, to the rear and comprises of 3 adequately sized bedrooms, large living room and spacious kitchen/dining area.

Private space
Private Rooms 9
Lounge 1
Single Bedrooms 1
Double bedrooms 2
Private Kitchen 1
Bathrooms 1
Toilets 1
Office 1

Rent information

Annual rent TBC per annum
Weekly rent TBC per week fixed


Entry costs approx. £30,800 which includes fixtures and fittings, stock, glassware, crockery, cutlery, fuel and cleaning materials, legal, brokers and stocktaking fees, training fees, Schedule of Conditions, working capital and deposit (25% of head rent, minimum £6,000).

Brokers £675.00 Legal £825.00
Deposit £6,000.00 Stocktaking fees £150.00
Fixtures & fittings £10,000.00 Working capital £2,000.00
Other costs £11,150.00 Total entry cost £30,800.00

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
•50/50 profit split of machines income
•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

Year Beer (Brls) Wine & spirits (Ltrs) Minerals (Ltrs)
2015/16 178 78 3,108
2014/15 248 88 4,454
2013/14 276 49 4,416
Volume notes


Washington is a town in the City of Sunderland, Tyne and Wear and part of historic County Durham. Washington is located geographically at an equal distance from the centres of Newcastle, Durham and Sunderland, hence it has close ties to all three cities.


Trade bar
Car park
Dining area
Trade kitchen
Trade patio

Current premises licence opening hours

Sunday - Monday 10:00 to 00:00

Contact Us

Andy Wearn

Business Development Manager

Call us today 0845 607 5330

Apply online
“ Since the late 1970s, The Sandpiper has been, and continues to be, part of the local community. A traditional community pub that comprises of two large open plan bar/dining areas, substantial trade kitchen and small beer terrace to the rear of the pub. An experienced operator looking to run this business will see it's potential! ”