• Projected rent – £55,000 per annum
  • Fair Maintainable Trade (FMT) turnover – £521,000 per annum
  • Estimated Split: 50% wet/ 50% dry
  • Two large gardens, one of which overlooks Wey and Arun Canal
  • Popular with walkers, hikers and canal boat enthusiasts

The Onslow Arms used to be a toll house in 1800 and there are approximately 1,500 residents living in 800 households in close proximately.   It boasts beautiful open fires in the bar area, and the dining area has traditional wooden floors and exposed brickwork. The bar and restaurant areas form a U shape around the bar.

The ideal applicant/s are a couple with strong financial skills who can spend time in the business building trade and establishing the pub’s identity.   They will also need a catering background and a good sense of community.

There are no letting rooms at this property.

The domestic accommodation consists of three bedrooms, two of which are doubles,  one of which has an en-suite shower.   The third bedroom is a single and there is also a living room and bathroom along with a double garage.

Top Line Figures

  • Rent*: £55,000
  • Initial Investment: £35,000
  • Fair Maintainable Turnover: £521,000

Full Investment Breakdown †

  • Deposit: £7,500
  • Training Fee: £780
  • Working Capital: £5,000 – £10,00
  • Fixtures & Fittings: (Inventory is an estimate net of VAT. Loan facilities are available for the purchase of fixtures and fittings).

Additional Information

  • Estimated Split: wet 50%/ dry 35% / accommodation 15%
  • Business Rates: £15,137
  • Available From: 16/11/18
  • Application Closing Date: 16/11/18
  • Last 3 year Volume
  • Beer & Cider - Barrels
  • Wines - Litres
  • Spirits - Litres
  • Soft Drinks - Litres
  • Current Year
  • 161
  • 1560
  • 90
  • 2980
  • Last Year
  • 179
  • 1730
  • 70
  • 3460
  • 2 Years Previous
  • 194
  • 1917
  • 80
  • 3516

Asset 2

The Onslow Arms is a ‘Great Pub Great Food’ housethat enjoys food trading at lunchtimes, evenings and across the weekend. It is popular with locals and cyclists enjoying the beautiful canal and surrounding countryside. Its focus is as a destination food pub.


* Fair Maintainable Trade (FMT) is the level of turnover and profit that we believe that the business is capable of delivering if being operated competently. The FMT is usually calculated by the Business Development Partner for the pub, who will produce a shadow profit and loss account for the business which supports the rent. A copy of the shadow profit and loss account will be provided during the recruitment process. Please see our Code of Practice for more information on FMT and rent. The Fair Maintainable Trade is not a guarantee of levels of trade or profit that will be made from the business – we strongly recommend you seek appropriate independent legal and business advice as part of your Business Plan.

† The Full Investment Breakdown for each public house is higher than the minimum investment we will accept because potential Business Partners with the minimum investment available can still be accepted as we are able to offer them financial support for the rest of the monies. The working capital incorporates the purchase of stock, glassware, loose catering effects and valuer fees – please note the number quoted on this website are based on estimates. The exact costs will be determined on the day you take on the public house by independent valuers and stock takers. Please see our Code of Practice for more information about investment.


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