Case Study

Investment for new South Yorkshire-based sports bar The Pocket

Johnson Reed equipment finance for The Pocket sports bar and club Rotherham

With other locations across South Yorkshire, Pete Eyre decided to expand his range of sports clubs and bars to include one in Rotherham, with some help from Johnson Reed. Pete wanted to create a sports bar with a full offering, including a pool hall, multiple TV screens, an external terrace with screens, as well as chip shop on the side for passers-by, the place has everything. The new sports bar attracts a range of sports fans socialising, watching sport or taking part in  a game of pool, with a good selection of alcohol to choose from.

“We wanted to expand onto a new site, and make it a sports bar that would be hugely popular. Johnson Reed supported our goal of doing so, Mark was able to secure us the equipment finance we needed to get going and made the process simple and easy, without Johnson Reed.”

Pete Eyre, The Pocket Sports Bar

“Pete knew wanted he wanted to do and that made our job easy. The Pocket is an all-inclusive sports bar with a wide-appeal, and with a solid business plan and ideas for the business it just needed us at Johnson Reed to secure the finance to get the ball rolling. We’re glad Pete chose our common-sense approach.”
Mark Johnson, Johnson Reed
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