Self-Employed Pub Business Partner

Station Pilot
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? These opportunities might very well be the next step for you!


What we love about this pub

  • A gleaming new build pub
  • Modern living quarters which boasts a master bedroom and kitchen diner
  • Multiple zones for large party or smaller group experiences
  • Children’s play area outside
  • Terrific beer garden at the front (a little suntrap) as well as another beer garden to the side
  • Ample car parking for easy guest access
  • 5/5 Facebook Score
  • Good Trip Advisor and Google reviews with scope to increase
  • Offering a great daytime menu with scope for evening trade idea’s and creativity
  • EHO Rating of 5

    What we love about the area

  • Multiple, walkable family housing developments recently completed offering trading scope
  • Vibrant music scene with boutique shops
  • Surrounded by beautiful Cheshire countryside
  • Great accessibility via Crewe mainline station or the M6 J16
  • Medieval market town of Nantwich close by
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 £35,000.

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
  • Getting a fantastic 5 years young pub!
  • Free Training – Our training team have devised a bespoke programme for these businesses. They will provide Retail induction courses, off site training, onsite training, onboarding support as well as upskilling your new and existing team members. You will also receive support from Recruitment on how to recruit people into your business
  • Staff – You will get a set of staff already with the pub come across to you
  • Support – you won’t be left out in the cold! Alongside training, you will have a dedicated Area Manager, Regional Manager as well as our marketing team, beer & quality technicians and support from our estates team if anything goes wrong in the pub who can help with repairs, fixtures and fittings
  • 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 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 and a thirst for business
  • Excellent customer service skills – being a people person!
  • Ability to use social media to boost your events and promotions