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07 January 2020 | Restaurants

Halifax venue finds new operator through Christie & Co

The Bull Bar & Kitchen, located in Halifax’s town centre, has been sold through specialist business property advisor Christie & Co, to an experienced nightlife operator.

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The former Bull Bar & Kitchen bar-restaurant premises is ideally located in the prominent position of Bull Green in the heart of Halifax town centre, which is perfect for the high-volume food and drink trade due to high footfall and traffic movements.

New owner Nick Westwell has taken the new lease opportunity to transform the former bar-restaurant into Origin Party Bar, a brand new party bar with video DJ’s and 16 TV screens.

Mr Westwell comments, “We’ve been working diligently behind the scenes to create a stunning venue that is amongst the most ambitious, inclusive and entertaining ever in the area. Creating a safe venue, with unrivalled atmosphere is the perfect ingredient and ideal for the highly ambitious Origin Party Bar.

"Our location, in what was recently the Bull Bar & Kitchen on Bull Green is the perfect choice to lead the way, bringing the party people of Halifax together for what we believe will prove to be, a unique venue. We can’t wait until the opening and are confident that everyone will be thrilled with it!

“Christie & Co have pulled out all the stops and expedited every avenue to ensure the deal was done quickly and efficiently to enable a refurb and opening in time for the Christmas trading period.”
 
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Origin is set for its grand opening on Friday 20th, as Halifax town centre continues to see a resurgence in new night life entertainment.

Former owner Mr Gurokh Singh comments, “In September we appointed Sam Ashton at Christie & Co to market a new lease opportunity for a new tenant to trade as a bar or restaurant within our property. We were looking for an experienced licensed operator to take over this premises as soon as possible.

“Christie & Co introduced our new tenant within three weeks of marketing. Thank you to Sam and the Christie & Co team for their speedy and efficient services.”

Sam Ashton, Senior Business Agent at Christie & Co comments, “I am very happy with the result in finding a new leaseholder for my client in quick succession. I am pleased we were able to complete this week just in time for the busy Christmas trading period. This again indicates the ongoing appetite for wet led bar premises in Yorkshire.”

For further information on this press release, contact:
 
Fiona Fieldhouse, Head of Corporate Communications
P: 020 7227 0793 or E: fiona.fieldhouse@christie.com

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