Tenancy - The Swan, Cranfield

Cranfield, Bedford
Business Opportunity
01 Jul 2017
01 Aug 2017


Fully refurbished pub in a great location, in the heart of an affluent Bedfordshire village with letting rooms and a large garden.

The Swan is located in a well respected village in Bedfordshire and close to a world known university. Refurbished throughout in June 2015 to a high standard, this is a dog friendly, family village pub just 5 minutes drive from the busy A421 and 10 minutes drive from Milton Keynes. There is opportunity for growth with the food offer and fully utilising the 3 letting rooms. There is lots of storage space and a car park. Beer Festivals are popular in the summer in the garden, as are BBQs and the pub usually does live music once a month.


Entry cost from: £22,650.00

Annual rent: £30,000.00 per annum

Agreement Tenancy – Standard Tenancy

Type of Tie: Full tie: Access to Discounted Wines, Spirits & Minerals Price List


Cranfield is located in the North West of Bedfordshire, between Bedford and Milton Keynes. The area is known for its world respected University, Technology Centre and Aerospace Centre. The village also has its own private airfield which used to be a working RAF training airfield. The Nature Park and walking/cycling trails are only a couple of minutes walk from the Swan which is situated in the centre of the village next to the church and the village hall. The village also has several other businesses including a supermarket, an estate agent, accountancy firm, a 2nd wet led pub, an Indian restaurant and a hairdresser.


Monday to Saturday - 06:00 - 00:00 Sunday 09:00 - 23:00 About the business


The trade areas consist of 2 rooms. The main dining room consists of 30 covers and is located to the left hand-side of the building. Centrally there is a bar and additional 20 covers and to the right of the property which leads out to the beer garden.


Bars 1

Car park spaces 10

Dining rooms 1

Food covers 50

Gardens 1

Trade kitchens 1

Rooms to let 3

Patio areas 1


The private accommodation consists of a lounge, bathroom and 2 bedrooms (one of which is currently used as an office/kitchen)


Private Rooms 5

Lounge 1

Double bedrooms 2

Bathrooms 1

Toilets 1


You will need to estimate the turnover you expect to achieve from the pub, with regard to food and accommodation (if applicable). Barrelage figures are given to assist you with calculations. Calculators to help you are available on the business planning section of our website.

Greene King are looking for a community minded individual or couple that have catering skills to take the well invested Swan to the next level making the most of its great location in an affluent Bedfordshire village known for its globally recognised university, The Swan has a great catchment area to draw customers from, Newport Pagnell, Milton Keynes & Bedford are all less than a 15 minutes drive.


By choosing Greene King, you’ll be joining one of the Uk’s most successful and respected leased and tenanted pub companies. With a heritage of running pubs and brewing beer that can be traced back over 200 years, at Greene King we’re proud of our history and confident that, as the country’s leading pub retailer and brewer, we can help make your pub the success it deserves to be.

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