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Q Commercial Finance says “Cheers” to helping The Salopian Bar secure finance to acquire their pub.

Q Commercial Finance, a leading provider of commercial finance solutions, is pleased to announce our successful partnership with The Salopian Bar, an award-winning real ale and sports bar in the heart of Shrewsbury town center. With our tailored commercial finance solutions, we have assisted landlords Oliver Parry and Kevin Rippard in acquiring the famous building that they have occupied for nearly 18 years, marking a significant milestone in their journey.

At Q Commercial Finance, we understand the complexity in financing properties in the hospitality industry and are sympathetic to the impacts of Covid on the industry.

The Salopian however has gone from strength to strength, with the improvements made since lockdown have revolutionized the site.

The real ale award-winning pub, now has a modern indoor beer garden, cocktail bar and snug with “the loft” launching in the next couple of months providing another area for people to enjoy a luxury ambience with a great array of drinks available.

We are proud to have played a vital role in helping The Salopian Bar achieve their vision of owning their current premises , Through our expertise in commercial finance, we provided the necessary funding to secure the property, located in the heart of Shrewsbury town center.

Having made their name the pub has gone from strength to strength allowing the owners to purchase the building and continue to grow their offering. As well as the afore mentioned facilities the pub is a very popular venue to watch all sports with a capacity of 300 often being reached for big football games and boxing fights.

“Meeting with Oliver and Kevin I really sensed their pride in the building and work they had done, the hospitality industry is key to Shrewsbury so we had to work hard to find finance options to continue our commitment to empowering local businesses and fostering growth within the community,” said David Wells, Partner at Q Financial Services. “. It has been a pleasure working with the guys , and we are confident that their building will serve as a foundation for continued success.”

Oliver who has run the business for nearly 18 years “The last few years we have seen continued growth after the nightmare of Covid and lockdown, meeting David we outlined our plans to purchase the premises. At one point we thought this was impossible but David managed to secure us finance allowing us to own the property that we have put our heart and soul into. His professional advice and hard work has allowed us to achieve our goal and myself and Kevin couldn’t be more thankful.”

The successful collaboration between Q Financial Services and The Salopian exemplifies the power of commercial finance in enabling local businesses to achieve their goals. With our tailored funding solutions, we continue to be a trusted partner for businesses in the community, empowering them to thrive and contribute to the local economy.

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