The Sandon Complex

The Sandon Complex


166/182 Oakfield Road
L4 0UH
United Kingdom



Guide Price:

Price including all business fixtures and fittings but excluding stock £2,985,000

Other Key Points:

  • Freehold property
  • Nine function suites
  • Ex VAT turnover £2.6m
  • Twenty-bedroom hotel
  • Business stablished over 25 years

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Additional Information


The well-known Sandon complex with its nine function suites and twenty-bedroom hotel hosts a range of events from weddings, birthdays and christening celebrations to corporate and sportsman’s dinners.

Being located less than a two-minute walk from Anfield Stadium, The Sandon was the first offsite official partner with Liverpool FC to provide corporate hospitality outside of the stadium.

Acquired in 2017 by a local businesswoman and entrepreneur The Sandon has been completely renovated into a modern venue comprising of nine breath-taking function suites, Sam Dodds Wine Bar, and a twenty-bedroom hotel which enjoys an occupancy rate of between 94% to 100% throughout the year.


The Sandon complex is ideally situated for trading being located approximately 500 metres the home of Liverpool Football Club. The suburb of Anfield is a highly populated area of North Liverpool, which has benefited by a large investment from Liverpool City Council resulting in many new houses and local amenities.

Property Description

The business operates successfully from highly visible and well-maintained three-story property which includes The Sandon Public House, with its unique Art-Deco frontage and entrances into the various function suites and bars. The business also has the benefit of a large secure carpark at the rear.

Sam Dodds Bar - Ground Floor

Entrance into this bar is from Oakfield Road and is furnished with fixed wall seating, loose tables, stools, chairs and several raised seating areas. There is a small stage which is equipped with a sound-to-light system, also within the bar there is several wall mounted TV screens and a drop-down video screen. The bar servery is well equipped with a range of beer dispense pumps, spirit optics, backbar refrigerated cabinets and two EPOS tills.

The Sandon Bar - Ground Floor - Capacity 250

The main entrance into the very popular Sandon Bar is on Oakfield Road. The bar is furnished with tables, chairs, stools and upholstered fixed wall seating. The bar area is decorated to a high standard and carpeted throughout, there are wall mounted paintings and photographs featuring Liverpool Football Club memorabilia. There are wall mounted plasma TV screens and a drop-down video screen.

The bar servery is well equipped with back-bar refrigerated cabinets, beer dispense pumps, spirit optics, a glass washer and EPOS cash tills. At the rear of the servery is a separate glass wash area.

The Acorn Suite - Ground Floor - Capacity 350

The Acorn Suite is accessed from the main foyer and is the largest and most popular venue for birthdays, weddings, charity nights and corporate events. The suite includes a large dance floor with a sound-to-light system. A large well equipped bar servery and private WC facilities including Accessible facilities.

The Heritage Suite - Ground Floor - Capacity 150

The Heritage Suite can be accessed directly from Oakfield Road or via an internal staircase from the foyer area. It is furnished with loose tables and chairs and has its own dance floor, stage, bar servery and sound-to-light system. Private toilet facilities are available, and the suite is fully air conditioned.

The Holding Suite - Ground Floor - Capacity 120

The Holding Suite is located on the ground floor of the complex and the furnishings comprise of loose tables and chairs and its own private well equipped bar servery. Toilet facilities are available within this area. This suite is used mainly for small parties and corporate meetings.

The Thompson Lounge - First Floor - Capacity 200

Decorated and furnished in a classic style which features ceiling to floor window drapes and plush carpet throughout. The Thompson Lounge has a fitted stage with a sound-to-light system, a private well equipped bar servery, air conditioning and toilet facilities. This room is popular for wedding and birthday celebrations.

The Club Lounge - Ground Floor - Capacity 50

This room is used for small parties and private functions and has its own bar servery, toilet access and furnished with loose tables and chairs and air conditioning.


As one would expect for a complex of this size, the kitchen is large, well-appointed and is fully equipped to a high standard with an extensive range of catering equipment and fitments. The kitchen and all its preparation areas meet the high standard required by Liverpool Football Club catering department and meets all local authority and public health requirements.

Hotel Accommodation

The hotel is accessed via a staircase from an external entrance and leads up to all the bedroom accommodation. The booking arrangements are mainly via The average occupancy rate throughout a 12-month period is 94%.

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 property benefits from mains gas, a fully installed air conditioning system, extensive CCTV both interior and exterior, an intruder security alarm and a fire detection system.

Permitted Hours

Sam Dodds Bar and the Sandon Bar 09.00 a.m. until Midnight Monday – Wednesday, 09.00 a.m. until 01.00 a.m. Thursday – Sunday.

All function suites 09.00 a.m. until 01.00 a.m. Monday, Thursday and Sunday, 09.00 a.m. until 02.00 a.m. Friday and Saturday

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

Energy Performance Certificate

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




Audited accounts are available to seriously interested parties following a formal viewing.

Guide Price

Price including all business fixtures, fittings and goodwill but excluding all stock £2,985,000.

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

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.