Self-Employed Pub Business Partner

Miners Peg
Retail agreement


We are delighted to add to 4 recently built sites to our self-employed opportunities, coming over from our managed estate. These sites offer huge potential as we look at these businesses in a different way, driving more wet trade but also maintaining the amazing standards they have created for the food trade.

 Are you in a managed pub now and looking for a bit more freedom to be creative? Are you an entrepreneur who wants something different, something that’s not been done before? Are you a publican that wants a step up? Are you a fantastic food operator? Do you have real ambition to be successful and make money? These opportunities might very well be the next step for you!


What we love about this pub

  • Pub is only 5 years old and gleaming
  • Dedicated carvery and dessert zone
  • Indoor and outside children’s play area
  • Good sized beer garden for outdoor food offering
  • 4* Google rating offering a strong local platform
  • 3.8 rating out of 5 Facebook score – showing engagement and personality
  • 2 mins from J4 off the M58
  • Modern living area with open plan kitchen, diner and lounge
  • 3 equally proportioned bedrooms with separate office room
  • Pet friendly
  • Ample car park for easy guest parking

    What we love about the area

  • Massive urban regeneration project locally
  • New Lidl Supermarket being built on the doorstep
  • Close to the river Tawd and Tawd Valley Park
  • ASDA supermarket and Bannatyne Health Club a stone’s throw away
  • Accessible to the beautiful Formby coast
  • Wigan and St Helen’s nearby (if you like rugby!)
  • Birch Green and Old town residential area’s with schools rated good and outstanding
  • West Lancashire College opposite the pub with apprenticeship resources
You can download our "Estates Pack" of the pub. This will show you the floorplan of the pub. Link is to the right.

The Agreement

That idea you’ve always had about running your own pub – always seemed like a distant dream, didn’t it? Bet you never realised it was just a £5k security deposit away (plus legal fees) with a Marston’s retail agreement.

For this pub, the potential earnings are circa £45,000.

What we pay for:

  • All the food and wet stock
  • Utilities
  • Business Rates
  • Entertainment Budgets
  • Cleaning Budgets
  • Repairs, fixtures and fittings

What you pay for:

  • Your own wage
  • Staff
  • Council Tax
  • TV Licence
  • Business Insurance

What’s in it for you?

  • Flexibility – Be your own boss and work from home, with no commute
  • Freedom – Having the freedom to do your own events, to push boundaries, to build sales, to explore things that normally you don’t see in these big managed houses
  • Modern fixtures and fittings across trade and accommodation area
  • Free Training – Retail induction courses, off site training, onsite training, onboarding support and recruitment support, as well as upskilling your new and existing team members. All at no cost.
  • Staff – Preassembled set of staff that come across with the pub when it comes to you
  • Support –You’ll have dedicated management support as well as our marketing team, beer & quality technicians and support from our estates team to keep the pub tip top
  • Community – A pub wouldn’t be a pub without its community, and you’ll be at its heart
  • Fresh, modern accommodation, rent free and no bills to pay except for Council Tax and TV licence

Who are we looking for?

  • Experienced Publicans, Retailers or Restauranteurs
  • People with strong food preparation and service management
  • Able to step in and out of a kitchen as well as being able to manage kitchen staff
  • Rota planning abilities – strong business acumen
  • Entrepreneurial talents – not being afraid to give things a go!
  • Sales planning – you love putting on big events!
  • Enthusiasm, real passion and a thirst for business
  • Excellent customer service skills – being a people person!
  • Ability to use social media to boost your events and promotions