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Declining UK high street footfall remains above first lockdown levels

Footfall across UK retail destinations declined by -10.9% last week from the week before, but has managed to stay above levels seen during the first lockdown last year.  According to the latest data from Springboard, the 10% decline was less than half the drop of -27.1% in the previous week. Footfall was -14.6% lower in shopping centres and -11.5% lower in high streets, however in retail parks the drop was less than half this at -5.8%. UK footfall is now 67.5% lower than in the same week of 2020, however,…

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Helensburgh’s Tower Digital Arts Centre commits to reopen its cinema

Helensburgh’s only cinema will not be going away any time soon, according to the founder of the charity which runs it. The pledge, from Brian Keating, comes amid growing concerns over the future of the big screen industry during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Cineworld – the world’s second largest cinema chain – this week announced the temporary closure of all of its 127 UK venues after reporting a £1.3bn loss for the first half of the year because of the Covid-19 crisis. Meanwhile a quarter of Odeon theatres will only…

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Wembley Park development undergoes digital upgrade

Wembley Park is currently undergoing an extensive developmental operation at the 85-acre site, which includes The SSE Arena, Wembley, 70 high street outlets, 8,400 new homes, and a 2,000-seat theater. As part of the works, it underwent an expansive digital upgrade to the entirety of the site. Quintain Ltd., the property development and investment company behind Wembley Park’s redevelopment, chose Eclipse Digital Media for a variety of work as part of the digital transformation. The work commissioned included the LED digital signage renovation of the Bobby Moore Bridge, Olympic Way,…

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