Blue Lion Pub For Sale – SOLD!

Blue Lion for sale

The Blue Lion in Great Baddow is for sale

Update: The Blue Lion came under new management on 15th May 2015.

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The Blue Lion is on the market. The Blue Lion is one of Great Baddow’s three central pubs, The King’s Head and The White Horse being the others.

It has two bars: a public bar with pool table, darts board and fruit machine, and a saloon bar with more tables which seats around 40 people. There are TV screens throughout the pub, sports are popular.

There is a smoking shelter to the rear and neat beer garden. In recent years it has improved greatly and served good quality real ales.

Social clubs meet at the pub to play darts and crib.

Food offered is “pub grub”

It is owned by Punch Taverns. The Punch Taverns website states that the new tenants will be required to pay ‘ingoings’ of £76,550. On top of that the rent is £35,506 per annum.

If you are interested in running this pub get in contact with Punch Taverns. Information from their website:

This pub is available as a Business Transfer – for more information, please contact Anne Hindson / David Heelis 01245 476632 / 07789 175 860 or email

Or enquire about buying the Blue Lion here: Punch Taverns

What are “ingoing costs”?

Ingoing costs include anything that you need to buy or pay for to take on the business, such as fixtures and fittings, furniture, drinks stock, advance rent, working capital, solicitor’s fees, insurance.

If you sell the business you will sell on the stock, furniture etc. as ingoing costs to the buyer.

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