Bucks Head Tavern, Galston

8-10 Bridge Street - Lease For Sale

£10,000, Offers Over

1382 sq ft

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The leasehold of this fully furnished public house with all of its stock, fixtures, and fittings are available to purchase located in a highly-visible part of Galston in this beautiful East Ayrshire town.

Free of tie, the current annual turnover for the Bucks Head Tavern is in the region of £150,000, with other income from the pool table, slot machines, and music securing a further £8,000 per annum.

The property is in good condition and is in walk-in condition for new occupiers.

Located centrally with high passing trade and visibility, the Bucks Head is available for offers over £10,000, with a new lease of £11,500 per annum available to be negotiated with the current landlord.


8-10 Bridge Street comprises a building of red sandstone construction under a slate-covered roof arranged over two floors totaling 1,382 sq ft.

The property is located on the northmost side of Bridge Street and occupies a prominent position within Galston town centre.

The subjects comprise a mid-terraced building of cavity block/brick construction arranged over two floors.

A warm welcoming entrance area leads directly to the bar area, with a small seating area, standing area, and DJ area all within the initial entrance.

To the rear of the building is a larger seating area with a pool table, as well as welfare facilities for customers.

The cellar is located in the basement of the property, which also includes a large kitchen area and store room. There is a rear door for deliveries also.

A full list of what equipment is included can be provided to any interested parties.


The subjects are situated on Bridge Street within Galston town centre and are surrounded by several other SMEs and traders, both independent and national.

Galston is a predominantly residential and commuter town located some 5 miles east of Kilmarnock and 25 miles south of Glasgow on the A71 trunk road.

The town has a population of some 5,000 persons and a catchment significantly in excess of this. Traders in the town include Bank of Scotland, Tesco, and Co-op

The town is located approximately 23 miles southwest of Glasgow, 16 miles northeast of Ayr, and 13 miles east of Irvine via the A77/M77 and A71 trunk roads respectively.

Frequent bus services connect the town to both Kilmarnock and Irvine to the west, with on-street parking also in close vicinity.


The current lease has 10 months left, with a further option for a 12-month extension. The landlord is open to negotiation of a new long-term lease for the new proprietor, with a proposed rental figure of £11,500 per annum.


Viewings can be arranged by appointment with Bowman Rebecchi. 


The business has previously traded each day from 11:00 - 00:00 each day, with extended hours until 01:00 on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. 


The on-site measurements, measured in accordance with the RICS Code of Measuring Practice (6th Edition), calculate the subjects extend as follows: 

Ground floor - 129 sq m  (1,382 sq ft)


Rates From the Assessor’s website, the property had a Rateable Value of £11,250. The property qualifies for 100% rates relief through the Small Business Bonus Scheme, subject to occupier status. 

EPC - The property currently has an energy rating of G. A copy of the EPC is available upon request.

Entry - The current tenant is flexible with requests.

Price - The current tenant is looking for offers over £10,000 to acquire the leasehold, with all stock, equipment, fixtures, and fittings also included. Purchasers are able to negotiate a new FRI lease in the region of 5-20 years, with an annual rental of £11,500 per annum (excluding VAT).

Planning - The subjects currently benefit from a drinks licence. All planning queries should be made directly to East Ayrshire Council.

Anti-Money Laundering To comply with anti-money laundering legislation, the successful tenant will be required to provide certain identification documents.

For further information, please contact Bowman Rebecchi.


  • Leasehold Purchase Opportunity In Excellent Position
  • Fully Licenced Property Free Of Tie
  • Prominent Unit With High Visibility
  • Fixtures, Fittings and Equipment Included In Price
  • Walk-in Condition
  • 100% Rates Relief Available Subject To Status
  • Popular Local Bar
  • New Lease Able To Be Negotiated
Floorplan for Bucks Head Tavern, Galston Floorplan for Bucks Head Tavern, Galston
EPC Graph for Bucks Head Tavern, Galston

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