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For Sale
West Yorkshire


TOWN CENTRE BAR AND EVENTS VENUE in Halifax for Sale. Fully fitted and equipped to a luxurious standard and at no expense spared, this (partially) grade listed building was formally the town house residence of John Royd, textile baron and banker to the likes of Anne Lister. Much of the ornate Italian ceiling and wall plasterwork remains, especially in the stunning Grand Salon which now provides a very unique and truly spectacular private function room. The images below do not do full justice to the opulent elegance of this state room. THE BUSINESS Bar theme ‘Gin Lane’ moved their hugely popular operation from the Piece Hall to Somerset House in 2022 and it quicky became wildly popular and the place to be seen. Weekly turnover averages £15,000 without taking proper advantage of the events room, which offers huge and so far untapped potential. It is only due to personal circumstances that the owner cannot dedicate the required amount of time and focus to the business and now wishes to sell. The business is currently run entirely run by staff. Over £160,000 was recently invested in the premises, making this an outstanding, key-in and trade opportunity for enterprising and ambitious new owners wishing to benefit from what is certainly a flagship, high profile venue with colossal events catering potential. THE PREMISES Ground floor: The building facia and outside courtyard area are second to none, as the images here attest. Entrance to this historical building of note is by way of full-height glass doors leading to the bar and lounge areas. Easily accommodating 80+ customers on the internal ground floor, plus at least an additional 80 on the outside courtyard. Ladies, gents and disabled persons WCs. Staff rest and changing room. Portable bars on wheels provide additional revenue with quick service to the outside courtyard. First floor: Grand Salon function suite which could cater to small weddings, parties and events for circa 100 guests. This private function suite has its own ground floor entrance, staircase and modern lift. Superbly fitted and equipped commercial catering kitchen capable of high food output. Dumb waiter to the ground floor. Ladies, gents and disabled persons WCs. Separate bar and lounge area off the function suite. Basement: Ladies and gents WCs. The fixed commercial kitchen equipment remains the landlords, but its use is reflected within the lease rent. All other fixtures, fittings, equipment and chattels are included in the sale. An inventory list of the fixtures, fittings and equipment included in the sale will be made available to seriously interested parties who have viewed the premises. EPC Band C.

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