Pub Features

Ranken Arms

Queen Street, Darwen, Lancashire, BB3 3LY

Guide Rent: £12,750 with concessions (Exc VAT)

Pub Features

Located in the Lancashire village of Hoddlesden, The Ranken Arms is a prominent listed building with excellent curb appeal. On entering the property there is a large central bar, surrounded by various seating areas which are used for drinking and dining. To the left of the bar there is a pool table and darts board which are used regularly. High standards have been maintained throughout all trading areas. There is a fully equipped catering kitchen, beer garden with smoking shelter and parking to both the front and rear. Living accommodation consists of 5 bedrooms, lounge, kitchen, bathroom, w/c and an office/storage room.

Trading Style

Trading Style

Trade at the Ranken comes from the local villages and towns. Food is very popular and offers such as Steak night on Thursday, Fish and Chips on Friday and BBQ’s in the summer bring an uplift in trade. There is currently a darts team on Thursday, Pool team on Sunday and Sky Sports & BT Sports have been offered in the past. Live entertainment is held twice a month and the pub supports any local community events throughout the year. Opening hours are: Monday and Tuesday closed, Wednesday & Thursday 12pm-12am, Friday & Saturday 12pm-late and Sunday 12pm-11pm. Kitchen opening times Weds-Fri 12-3pm and 5-8 Sat-Sun 12-8pm



  • Guide Rent (exc. VAT))

    £12,750 with concessions
  • Last 12 Months Trading Volumes)

    205 beer & cider (36 gallon barrels)
  • Type of Agreement)

    5 year tenancy
  • Fixtures and Fittings Estimate)

    £15,000 approx
  • Security Bond)

  • Stock & Glassware Estimate)

  • Valuation Fees Estimate)

  • TULIP Induction Course)

    £399 TULIP / £150 TLC one day for experienced operators + VAT
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Energy Performance

Energy Performance

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) are needed whenever a property is built, sold or rented.

An EPC gives a property an energy efficiency rating from A (most efficient) to G (least efficient) and is valid for 10 years.

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Training & Development

Training & Development

Whether you are an experienced Licensee or new to the industry, we provide the relevant introduction and/or
training to suit your level of experience and help you achieve success in running your own pub

Together with our training partner Innfluential we
have a strong commitment to training our Licensees and our team of staff.

Our Training Courses.

TULIP – Thwaites Unique Licensee Induction Programme.

TLC – Thwaites Licensee Connection.

Our one day introduction day to Thwaites and key support people.
The TLC day is for experienced operators who have held a recent tenancy with a pub company or brewery.

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