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Orange Tree, Wilmington, Dartford

Hawley Road, Wilmington, Dartford, Kent, DA1 1NR

A listed building built back in the 1800’s, the Orange Tree is a community led village pub located on Hawley Road in Wilmington, Dartford.


Key features

  • Well established wet led community pub 
  • In great condition internally and externally
  • Large open plan trade area with bar, games area and dining area  
  • Well equipped trade kitchen on site
  • Large patio garden to the back of the property
  • Outdoor toilet block
  • Large private customer car park
  • Private accomodation with four bedrooms 


A listed building built back in the 1800’s, the Orange Tree is a community led village pub located on Hawley Road in Wilmington, Dartford.

The Orange Tree boasts a great reputation not only locally in Wilmington but also with customers further afield in Dartford. There is always something going on  at the pub to keep you entertained including DJs, live bands and music and pub sports are very popular with a large games area, a pool  table and darts on offer.

Internally you will find a feature bar servery with a relaxed drinking area, a large games area with a pool table, a darts area and restaurant dining space for approx. 30 covers. There is a well equipped trade kitchen on site and a small area which has previously been utilised for carveries.

A huge selling point at the Orange tree is its large, well kept patio garden to the back of the property which is utilised all year round. It also has an outdoor toilet block and a gated private customer car park with access  through to the garden.

The private accommodation includes four bedrooms, a lounge, bathroom, toilet and office. 

We are now looking for a community led operator that can take on the successful running of the Orange Tree, so please contact us for more information.


Feature bar servery with relaxed drinking area, large games area with pool table, darts area and restaurant dining space for approx.30 covers



Good sized and well equipped trade kitchen with storage area and washing machine


Courtyard garden with seating and an outdoor toilet block to the back of the property. Gated private customer car park



Four bedrooms, lounge, bathroom, toilet and office

Capital Requirements

Estimated capital requirements

Trading deposit£5000
Contract deposit
refundable on day of charge
Repair scheme
+ monthly payments £50
Stock, glassware, cutlery, crockery, etc
Estimated subject to independent valuation by trade broker and stock taker
Working capital£2000
Training deposit
£750 refundable on completion of training
Total estimated ingoings£24500

Minimal capital considered

Minimum capital considered
Based on: Trading deposit + stock, glassware, cutlery,
crockery, etc, working capital + training deposits + misc
Please note: Where only minimal capital is available inventory will be rentalised.

Rent and charges


Year 1Year 2Year 3
Per anum£TBA£TBA£TBA
Per week£TBA£TBA£TBA

Council tax

Band B

Non Domestic Business Rates



ESTIMATED RATES PAYABLE 2022/2023 (From 01/04/22) £5,240


  • Retail relief for the hospitality industry is 50% rate relief from the 1st April 2022 until 31st March 2023
  • The above calculations are estimations only and as rateable values are  subject to change, we would request that the prospective new tenant checks the rates payable, eligibility criteria and any other relief with the local authorities prior to completing a financial plan

Trading information


Year ending 30 June

2018 2019 2020 2021
All beer and cider
266 162 104 117
240 139 79 98

Premium packaged spirits (eg WKD)
21 19 10 9
Traditional Spirits
109 79 67 67
Ready to drink litres
5496 4118 2962 2527

Estimated awp profit (Amusement with prizes)

£7,200 per annum approximately

Licence information

Hours authorised by the premises licence

Supply of alcohol, background music and provision of late night refreshment.

Sunday - Thursday - 10.00 - 00.00
Friday - Saturday - 10.00 - 01.00

Open to the public

Sunday - Thursday - 10.00 - 00.30
Friday - Saturday - 10.00 - 01.30

Live music

Monday - Sunday - 10.00 - 23.00

Agreement Overview

  • This pub is being offered on a traditional rolling tenancy agreement that is subject to a five year rent review
  • This agreement is covered by the ‘Landlord & Tenant Act’
  • This is a fully tied agreement across all beer, cider, wine, PPS, spirits and minerals
  • Any deviation from the standard terms outlined above should be discussed at interview stage with your designated Business Development Manager
  • Please note that we require all licensees to pass the Pre-Entry Awareness Training Course (PEAT) a minimum of five days before you can attend a formal shortlist interview with us. Please ask us for more information about PEAT if required
  • You can see our code of practice at the top of this page