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Horseshoe Inn, Uckington

To rent: ROA|0.78 Acre|Pubs/Bars/Clubs, Licensed & Leisure

Property details

SIZE0.78 Acre
ADDRESSHorseshoe Inn, Uckington, Shrewsbury, SY4 4UL
TYPEPubs/Bars/Clubs, Licensed & Leisure
TENURETo Let, Under Offer
POSTED ON20th July 2021


Key Points

  • Well-presented ground floor customer areas
  • Prominent roadside location
  • Currently closed
  • New free of tie lease available
  • Site extends to 0.78 acres (0.31 hectares)
  • 3 miles (4.83 kilometres) to Attingham Park National Trust
  • 1 mile (1.61 kilometres) from Wroxeter Roman City (English Heritage)
  • Summary

    Property comprises a ground floor open plan bar and restaurant with well-presented interior, typical of a characterful rural public house.


    The Horseshoe Inn is an attractive traditional country pub set alongside the old A5 between Shrewsbury and Telford. The property retains period country features and has large outside areas overlooking the surrounding countryside. The Horseshoe Inn is a detached property of mainly rendered brick construction under a pitched tile roof arranged over two floors above basement. The property occupies a plot which extends to approximately 0.78 acres (0.31 hectares).


    Uckington is a village in the county of Shropshire which is located approximately 8 miles west of Telford and 6 miles east of Shrewsbury. The property occupies a prominent location set back from the main road near a junction on the B5061 (Old A5) leading to Shrewsbury and Telford. The immediate area comprises predominantly rural countryside. The land surrounding the pub is owned by the Raby Estate. Other amenities in the area include Attingham Park, owned by the National Trust.


    A new Free of Tie lease is available.

    Internal & External Description

    The property comprises a ground floor open plan bar and restaurant with a well-presented interior, typical of a characterful rural public house. There are approximately 94 covers in the dining area and 50 seats available in the bar. Features include a prominent bar servery, floor boards, exposed timber beams and columns and brickwork. Ancillary accommodation includes a good-sized trade kitchen and preparation area, storage, walk-in fridge freezer, office, beer and spirit store. Customer WC’s are provided. Residential staff accommodation is located at first floor level and is accessed internally and comprises three bedrooms, bathroom and kitchenette. External customer areas are located to the east of the building and include a lawned beer garden. There are two car parks accommodating in excess of 43 cars to the east and 26 to the west. A delivery area is located to the rear.

    Required Capital

    The first three months’ rent and other contractual charges will be payable in advance and the deposit payable will be 25% of the final agreed rent. In addition, you will need to provide funds for professional advice, investment and working capital - the amount will be dependent on your business plan.

    Application Procedure

    Applicants are invited to submit rental offers for a new free of tie lease. A free of tie application form must be completed in all cases (available on request). A business plan, forecast profit and loss account and proof of funding must be provided prior to interview.


    We understand the property currently benefits from Sui Generis use as a public house. The property is Grade II Listed but does not lie within a conservation area


    The property has been granted a Premises Licence in accordance with the Licensing Act 2003. We understand that the pub is permitted to sell alcohol Sunday to Wednesday 10:00-00:00 and Thursday to Saturday 10:00-01:00. Other licensable activities are permitted.

    The Business

    The property is currently closed and no trading information is warranted or sold.


    The subject property is entered in the 2017 Rating List with a Rateable Value of £20,000.

    Fixtures & Fittings

    The fixtures and fittings can be included within the letting by way of separate negotiation. The trade kitchen equipment has been stripped out. The landlord will consider a capital contribution to refit with the successful applicant.

    Energy Performance Certificate

    An EPC is in the course of preparation.


    For a formal viewing, strictly by appointment with Savills.


    Fred Williams +44 (0) 1952 239 500 fwilliams@savills.com James Grasby +44 (0) 20 7409 8178 james.grasby@savills.com Daniel Mackernan +44 (0) 20 7299 3050 dmackernan@savills.com


    Location: Horseshoe Inn, Uckington, Shrewsbury, SY4 4UL

    Shrewsbury (5.0 miles)

    Wellington (Shropshire) (5.4 miles)

    Oakengates (8.0 miles)

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