‘Refurbished and enhanced’ Empire Cinema to re-open in Sutton Coldfield after two-year closure

Empire Cinema in Sutton Coldfield will re-open with ‘significant’ upgrades – but no car park A cinema in Sutton Coldfield which has remained shut for two years will reopen the MP for the town has confirmed. The Empire Cinema at Maney Corner in the town centre closed its doors during the second Covid lockdown in November 2020 and they have never reopened. Since then the cinema revealed plans to sell off its car park to retirement home developers, McCarthy & Stone, which was given the go-ahead by Birmingham City Council’s…

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Westside leisure scheme in Wolverhampton, artist impression

Odeon to anchor Wolverhampton regeneration

Cinema giants Odeon have been announced as the main movie complex partner for an ambitious £55 million regeneration project in Wolverhampton. City of Wolverhampton Council leader Ian Brookfield announced the news at a full authority meeting on Wednesday (March 4) and said the deal had been finalised in the hours prior. Odeon will be part of the Westside development that will see new cafes, restaurants and shops, as well as event space created in the city. The announcement of the new cinema was due to be made last year but was hit…

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