The Derby Arms Skelmersdale

The Derby Arms Skelmersdale


188 High Street



Guide Price:

Price including some business fixtures and fittings £240,000

Other Key Points:

  • Free of brewery beer tie
  • Profitable business
  • Excellent future potential


Additional Information


The Derby Arms is a traditional community public house which has been in the same ownership for over 20 years. It has traded successfully from its prominent main road location in Skelmersdale, West Lancs.

Skelmersdale is a highly populated town approximately 5 miles from Wigan and 7 miles from St Helens.

Property Description

The Derby Arms is a detached freehold property complete with an impressive beer garden and car parking space.

Ground Floor

The main entrance leads into the trading area which comprises of a comfortable lounge and a traditional bar, both are furnished with fixed wall seating, and loose tables and chairs.  A pool table is in the lounge together with a wall mounted plasma TV.

The centrally located bar servery serves both the lounge and the bar and is well equipped with several back-bar refrigerated cabinets, a fitted glass washer, an EPOS till and a good range of draught beers and lager dispensers.

Ladies and Gents toilet facilities are accessible from the lounge and the bar areas.

There is a small well equipped domestic kitchen which is used to provide food and refreshments to the many organised pre-booked functions.

The Derby’s beer cellar is accessed by an internal staircase and is spotlessly clean and well equipped including a wall mounted cellar cooling unit.

First Floor – Living Accommodation

Accessed via an internal staircase the accommodation which needs some decorative attention comprises of 4 double size bedrooms, a bathroom/WC, a fully equipped kitchen/utility room and a lounge/dining area.

Beer Garden

The Derby Arms has the benefit of a large beer garden at the rear of the property and is furnished with loose bench style furniture complete with parasols.

Fixtures & Fittings

All fixtures and fittings are to be included in the sale. Any items that are owned by a third party or personal to our clients will be exempt.


The Derby also has the benefit of gas central heating throughout, CCTV and a security alarm system.

Permitted Hours

Licensed Trade Associates has not examined any licence documentation and any future buyer must arrange with their solicitors to verify this information.

Monday to Wednesday 11.00 a.m. until 11.00 p.m.
Thursday 11.00 a.m. until Midnight
Friday and Saturday 11.00 a.m. until 01.00 a.m.
Sunday Midday until 11.00 p.m.

Premises Licence No:  LN0000848 West Lancs.

Energy Performance Certificate

An Energy Performance Certificate is being prepared by our client and will be made available to prospective purchasers in due course.




Three years audited accounts are available following a formal accompanied viewing.

Guide Price

Price including all business fixtures and fittings and goodwill but excluding all stock £240,000.

Viewing And Confidentiality

All arrangements to view are strictly by appointment through Mr Bob Collins and no approaches whatsoever must be made to the owner or the business. For an appointment to view please telephone Bob Collins on 07721 329999.

Agents Notes

It is highly recommended that any interested parties intending to purchase the Warbreck have a full survey and an asbestos report carried out.

Prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries as to the adequacy and present condition of all service installations and related equipment at the property, whether or not referred to in these particulars. Licensed Trade Associates for themselves, and the vendors or lessors of this property, whose agents they are give notice that - (1.) The particulars are set out as a general outline only, for guidance to intending purchasers or lessees, and do not constitute either in whole or part of an offer or contract. (2.) All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation and other details are given without responsibility and intending Purchasers or Tenants should not rely on them as statements or representation of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of same. (3.) No persons in the employment of Licensed Trade Associates has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property. All prices are quoted exclusive of VAT unless otherwise indicated.