We currently have these pub tenancies available, see details below.


The Castle Tavern occupies an enviable position adjacent to the newly developed Westgate Shopping Centre within the picturesque and sought-after City of Oxford. The Castle underwent a complete refurbishment in 2017, opened for trade in September 2017 and is quickly establishing a reputation for quality food and ale. An experienced operator is sought to build on the strong foundations which the current tenants have laid.

If you are interested in finding out more please give us a call on 01608 737210 or email brewery@hooky.co.uk

Location: Located on Paradise Street which runs parallel to the Westgate Shopping Centre, and therefore has excellent footfall as well as being the main bus route with numerous stops. Oxford is an historic City which has a thriving student population and is busy with tourists and shoppers alike. The Castle is benefiting from it’s close and visible proximity to the Shopping Centre and is popular with locals, tourists and shoppers. The Castle will benefit from a hotel located next door, and another which will be situated 400 yards away, which will bring additional trade into the area.

Trading Area:

The trading areas comprise of: Front entrance lobby, which leads into the Main Bar Area: which has a timber bar server with metro tiled back bar with shelving. The bar area has timber flooring and a beamed ceiling. A mix of high and low-level seating on timber topped tables for up to 32 persons.

Ladies & Gents Toilets: Ladies located at mezzanine level and the gents at lower ground floor.

Lower Ground Floor Area: with natural light and door out into small rear area. There is a feature function bar built into one wall. Beamed ceiling and timber flooring. Seating to high and low-level including some fixed upholstered seats to timber topped tables. Seating for up to 40 persons. There is a Traditional Beer Cellar located at lower ground floor level.

First floor houses: Fully Equipped Catering Kitchen, Store Room off with spirit shelving. Office Space. There is also a Staff Shower Room.

Private Accommodation:

Arranged at first floor there is 1 double bedroom, which has an En-suite shower room off. Small domestic kitchenette.

External Details: There is a small area to the front of the Castle which can be used for a small number of tables and chairs.

Sales Volume: Based upon composite barrels of 36-gallon containers the volume from September 2017 to July 2018:

Composite Brewers Barrels: (36 gallons):

2017 – 2018

(Sept to July)

Own Draught 73.47
Own Bottle 0.07
Foreign Draught 12.86
Foreign Bottled 2.54
Cider 12.33


Letting Details:

Agreement: 5 Year Tenancy Agreement.

Deposit: £8,500

Fixtures and Fittings: Estimated at £22,000 (plus VAT)

Stock: Estimated at £6,500

Rent: Year 1 Rental of £35,000

Year 2 Rental of £42,000

Free of Tie – Wines, Spirits and Minerals.

NO RPI rent clause in agreement

Utilities: All Mains Services are Connected.

Business Rates: Ratable Value £15,750

Oxford City Council.

 Premises Licence:

 Opening Hours: From 11:00 until 30 minutes after the end of licensable activity.

Sale of Alcohol: Sunday to Thursday: 11:00 hours to 00:00 midnight (until 01:30               hours the following day in the basement bar only).

Friday to Saturday: 11:00 hours to 01:30 hours the following day.

New Years Eve: 11:00 hours to 11:00 hours on New Year’s Day.

Licensable Activities Authorised by The Licence:

  •             Live Music
  •             Recorded Music
  •             Sale of Alcohol

The Queens Head Sedgeberrow

The Queen’s Head – Sedgeberrow

Unopposed Public House situated in the center of a popular and sought-after village.

 The Queens Head occupies a prominent corner position in the center of the popular and sought-after village of Sedgeberrow, which is situated in the Vale of Evesham. There is a real opportunity to establish the Queens as the heart and soul of the village and introduce a strong community feel, with a coherent food offer. The Queens currently trades with a community focus and benefits from having pool, darts and cribbage teams.


The Queens Head is situated in the center of this picturesque and affluent village, which according to the 2011 census has a population of circa 845 people. Sedgeberrow is located in the Vale of Evesham, and is roughly 3 miles from Evesham town center, which itself has a population of circa 23,500 people.

Trading Area

 The trading areas comprise of: Front entrance lobby, which leads into the Main Bar Area: which has a timber bar servery with shelving and bottle fridges to rear. Timber floor surround and bar stools. Seating area off on a mix of standard and poser tables which provides seating for approximately 30 persons. Darts throw. Access out into rear yard/drinking area.


Pool Room/Restaurant: Currently utilized as a pool room, but prior to this was laid out as a restaurant/dining area. Can provide seating for up to 24 covers and be utilized according to the requirements of the tenant.

Ladies & Gents Toilets: Ladies w.c is ambulant and therefore doubles as the disabled facility. Separate Gents w.c.

Catering Kitchen: With extract canopy. Stainless steel sink unit and worktops. Range of appliances and altro flooring.

External Details: Small enclosed drinking area to rear situated in the yard. Bin store and one private parking space.

Granny Flat/Cellar: Located in the rear yard is a two storey brick-built outbuilding. At ground floor it offers storage which leads into the main beer cellar. Over and above this and accessed by an external staircase we have: Granny Flat: which has a small lobby leading into a double bedroom with En-Suite shower room, and living space off which has a small kitchenette. This space is currently unused.

Private Accommodation: Arranged at first floor there are two double bedrooms, separate bathroom, lounge and small domestic kitchen.

Sales Volume

Based upon composite barrels of 36-gallon containers the MAT to July 2018: 71 barrels.

Letting Details

Agreement: 5 Year Tenancy Agreement.

Deposit: £5,000

Fixtures and Fittings: Estimated at £8,500

Stock: Estimated at £2,300

Rent: £11,000

Free of Tie – Wines, Spirits and Minerals.

NO RPI rent clause in agreement

Utilities: All Mains Services are Connected.

Business Rates: Ratable Value £3,600

Local Authority: Wychavon District Council

 Premises Licence:

 Opening Hours: From 10:00 until 00:45 Every day.

Sale of Alcohol: Every Day: 10:00 hours to 00:00 midnight.

Licensable Activities Authorised by The Licence:

  • Indoor Sporting Events
  • Late Night Refreshment
  • Live Music
  • Recorded Music
  • Sale of Alcohol

The Carpenters Arms, Lower Boddington

The Carpenters Arms is situated in the hamlet of Lower Boddington and occupies a prominent position therein. Well proportioned trading areas with a small car park and beer garden.


Located in the popular Northamptonshire Village of Lower Boddington which lies approximately 8 miles outside the town of Daventry.  The civil parish of Boddington is split into Lower and Upper and has an overall population of over 700 people according to the 2011 census. The Carpenters Arms occupies a prominent position within the village and is located close to the M40 motorway.

Approximate distance:

Banbury lies approximately 6.5 miles to the South and provides access to the M40 motorway. Daventry lies approximately 8.5 miles to the North West. Both Warwick and Leamington Spa are both within close proximity, as is the popular National Trust venue of Avon Dassett. Cropredy, which hosts a popular annual music festival lies 3 miles South.

Trading Area

The trading area of the pub consists of front entrance lobby which leads through into the Restaurant Area which has a corner bar servery, timber flooring, stone-built fireplace with open fire, seating for up to 30 covers. Bar Area has timber bar servery to one wall, stone flagged flooring, raised seating area, a mix of seating styles catering for up to 20 people plus standing space.

Ancillary areas include: Ladies and Gents W. C’s. Ground floor beer cellar with drop out into rear car park. Catering Kitchen with double stainless-steel sink unit, stainless steel worktops, extract canopy and a range of appliances.

Externally the pub has a small lawned area to the front with picnic benches. There is a small car park to rear for approximately 6 vehicles. A small lawned area lies beyond this. There is an enclosed bin store located to the rear.

Private Accommodation

Arranged at first floor with separate entrance to the front allowing access to landing, 2 double bedrooms, bathroom with bath having shower fitted, pedestal wash hand basin and low flush toilet. Living Room.


Agreement: 5 Year Tenancy Agreement

Deposit: £5,000

Rent: £12,000

Tenants Trade Inventory:  Estimated at circa £6,500

Stock: Estimated at circa £2,500

Free of tie on wines, spirits and minerals.


Composite Brewers Barrels: (36 gallons/288 PINTS):

Volumes to October 2018:


Own Draught              12

Foreign Draught          2

Foreign Lager              28

Cider                           3

TOTAL                         45


Rateable Value £10,800


General Information: South Northamptonshire Council

Licensed for:

Indoor Sporting Events

Late Night Refreshment

Recorded Music

Sale by Retail of Alcohol


Opening/Sale of Alcohol Permitted Hours:

Sunday to Thursday: 10:00 to 00:00

Friday to Saturday: 10:00 to 01:00