Run a pub with Marston's in Glossop

Prince of Wales
Your Local Partnership


Located on the edge of the Market Town of Glossop in the tourist borough of High Peak the Prince of Wales is a wet led community pub surrounded by an abundance residential and business properties.

The interior has distinct zones but is relatively open plan making it easy to operate, benefiting from a pub sports area, TV viewing areas and a couple of relaxed seating areas. It boasts a hidden enclosed gem of a beer garden and a good sized car park along with a small catering kitchen a small food offer presents a further opportunity. The customer base is predominately locals and a good mix of ages.

The pub is currently taking £5,000 per week however has the potential to achieve much more with the introduction of a food offer and driving the wet sales.

The Prince of Wales is ideally suited to a local individual or couple, experience isn't necessary but you must have an abundance of personality and drive. A passion for the pub industry is a must along with marketing and networking skills which will be key to grow the business.

If this is not the pub for you do you know someone who is? If so, let us know using our Refer a Friend scheme and if successful in being placed in the pub we will give you a £1,000! (Terms & conditions apply) 

The Opportunity

What’s in it for you?

  • 20% share of weekly wet sales, excluding VAT.
  • Keep 100% of the food sales.
  • Low ingoing costs, starting with just a £5,000 deposit and £360 legal cost. (*deposits can vary dependant on business – ask us for more details*)
  • Accommodation included with most bills covered, except the council tax & TV License.
  • All of your wet stock, and all associated consumables are supplied by Marston’s, although you will be responsible for managing it once it has been delivered.
  • Comprehensive induction training and ongoing support and training.
  • A dedicated Area Manager supporting you to help you grow the business.
  • Access to our 450 strong-support teams whenever you need them – including Marketing, Recruitment best practice and Food and Drink specialists.
  • All our Pub Partners get access to our FREE Learning, Development and Training platform Campus (a package worth over £300!).

What’s expected from you:

Our pubs are the heart of the community, bringing communities together by serving great drinks and fantastic events. It’s a proven business-model, perfect for either someone looking to take on a pub for their first time or more experienced operators to drive sales, standards and guest experience.

In addition to the £5k security deposit required for this agreement, you will need to cover legal costs (£360), and your own insurance (except building insurance, which we’ll cover). Also, you’ll want to start thinking about your team; taking care of paying them and all other employment matters.

Before we all sign the agreement and see you heading into a whole new life, you’ll just need to show us proof that you’ve had independent financial advice from an accountant and solicitor and have completed a sustainable business plan, in accordance with the Pubs Code. And, of course, obtain your personal licence (which we can help with) and complete your induction training.

It’s a five-year commitment, so you have loads of time to build the business 
and get it performing brilliantly!