Fancy taking over The White Swan? It’ll cost you £40,000 a year

White Swan
Mendoza bought the freehold to the White Swan in March 2015

Property developer Mendoza, the company that owns the White Swan, has put the pub on the market for prospective tenants – at a rent of £40,000 a year.

You can see full particulars at the estate agent Jenkins Law.

The Charlton Village pub closed suddenly last March – just before the pandemic began – after a lengthy battle to pay the rent demanded by Mendoza, which bought the freehold from Punch Taverns for £900,000 seven years ago.

In November, Mendoza won its long battle to build housing in part of the beer garden, when a Greenwich Council planning committee approved plans to build a home on land behind the pub. A Mendoza representative conceded at the meeting that the rent may have been too high.

Last March, Mendoza told The Charlton Champion it was committed to keeping the building as a pub.

According to Jenkins Law, £40,000/pa will also get you a shop unit in Earls Court, a Costa Coffee outlet in West Kensington, a former bank on the Streatham High Road, while the Old Justice pub, on the riverside at Bermondsey with lots of footfall, is on offer for just £32,000 per year.


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