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Mobile drive-in cinema settles in Essex to top UK ticket sales

Nightflix drive-in cinema tops U.K. & Ireland ticket sales for June, as the U.K. demonstrates its love of The Big Screen July 2 2020, London: June 15th saw the U.K. begin to emerge from the COVID-19 lockdown and as part of that first wave of lifting restrictions, drive-in cinemas were given the green light to open their gates. Nightflix Drive-In Cinema kicked-off screenings June 19th and has gone on to top UK & Ireland cinema ticket sales for June as cinemagoers have flocked to its site in Colchester. From day…

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Impact of Covid-19 crisis on the UK leisure property market

One of the biggest debates as we ease out of lockdown and come to terms with the new normal has revolved around how to revive high streets across the country, which have taken a huge hit in recent months as most shops and all bars, restaurants, pubs, theatres, music venues and cultural buildings were forced to close their doors. The high street was struggling in a big way even before the pandemic hit, but the economic effects of coronavirus and the knock to consumer confidence could potentially prove devastating to…

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Aberdeenshire: planned new cinema to be star attraction

Plans have been lodged to redesign the front of a building set to become a cinema in a north-east town. Arc Cinema in Peterhead has been a long-running project and has been built on the site of the former Gala Bingo in the town centre. Now the developers behind the venue have applied to Aberdeenshire Council planners to refurbish and improve the current facade of the building. They previously received permission to install signs on 63 Marischal Street but now want a more extensive renovation. The Irish firm want to…

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