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Hollywood Bowl counts record revenues

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Hollywood Bowl, the UK’s largest bowling operator, saw revenues rise to record levels in the year ended 30 September. Hollywood Bowl’s latest year of operation has proven to also be its greatest as a rapid expansion strategy coupled with rising consumer demand saw revenues reach new heights. Financial statements made up to 30 September 2018 show that company revenues grew by...

Hollywood Bowl counts ninth 2018 venue opening

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Bowling alley operator, Hollywood Bowl, has now opened its ninth new venue of 2018, continuing at pace on its impressive expansion roadmap. The latest venture has been a £250,000 rebranding of a former AMF Bowling centre in Wallgate, Wigan. Steve Burns, CEO, Hollywood Bowl Group, said: “Our rebranded Wigan centre has undergone an extensive six-week transformation, and we’re extremely happy with...

Hollywood Bowl praises “wide appeal” of sites

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Ahead of its annual revenue report, ten-pin bowling operator Hollywood Bowl has stated a wide amusement offering was central to its 6 percent growth over the 2018 period. Bowling operator Hollywood Bowl has announced 2017-18 revenue rose 5.8 percent ahead of its December financial report, with the firm praising its wide leisure offering as a key driver of growth. The Hemel...

Tenpin comes to Chichester Gate

A lightning-fast refurb effort has seen Ten Entertainment Group - the second largest ten-pin bowling operator in the country - open doors on a new venue in Chichester. The owners of the Tenpin brand acquired what was formerly Lakeside Superbowl at Chichester Gate Leisure Park earlier this year. A complete overhaul and re-branding project commenced just six weeks ago, with...

Impressive first half year half financials for Hollywood Bowl

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An interim results presentation from Hollywood Bowl has shown significant progress being made by the company across all performance metrics. New openings, the culminations of refurbishments and continued buoyancy within the UK indoor leisure sector has seen Hollywood Bowl record positive growth in the first half of its latest financial year. An interim results presentation for the period up to 31...

Hollywood Bowl hits revenue strike

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Hollywood Bowl enjoyed a successful end to the 20117/18 financial year with revenues swelled by the continuation of a considerable expansion strategy. Britain’s largest ten pin bowling operator Hollywood Bowl saw considerable revenue growth in the six months to 31 March as the company’s organic growth strategy continues to pay dividends. Total revenues grew by 9.3 percent in the period whilst...

Lanes N’ Games grounds virtual reality in authentic relationships

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Located several miles from Silverstone Circuit, Lanes N’ Games gives visitors to Cosgrove Park a chance to virtually race around Britain’s most iconic race track - aided by a strong relationship with the holiday park’s operator.   Operating on the 180-acre Cosgrove Park near Milton Keynes, Lanes N’ Games has invested in Virtual Reality to provide a Silverstone Circuit experience for...

Ten out of ten: bowling and FEC operator Ten reports strong growth

Ten Entertainment Group, a UK-based operator of bowling and FECs, has enjoyed strong growth during its first year as a listed company.   The results for the 52 weeks to 31 December, 2017 comfortably met the objectives set out at the time of its initial public offering in April last year. The year saw the continued progress of its acquisition strategy with...

Horsham bowling alley owner praises local fire services

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FA bowling centre, located in Horsham, was hit with an unexpected fire on Sunday 17 September which took seven fire crews to quell.   Area manager for the bowling alley, Matt Scotney, praised the fire service’s efforts that allowed business to resume the following day, in an incident that nobody was harmed in. “The fire guys put the fire out so quickly.They...

AMF Bowling gets £300,000 Hollywood Bowl rebrand

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The AMF Bowling alley in Ashford has completed a £300,000 refurbishment. As of mid-July the ten-pin bowling centre has been transformed and rebranded into a Hollywood Bowl.   Development started towards the end of June this year, with the site remaining open throughout. “We’re incredibly excited about the transformation that is taking place and can’t wait to bring the full Hollywood Bowl...

Hollywood Bowl sees high revenues amidst opening new venues

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The UK’s leading bowling chain has posted strong results thanks to its Bowlplex acquisition, rebrand, and expansion.   The chief executive of Hollywood Bowl Group has hailed the company’s strong halfyear performance as revenues edged closer to the £60m mark - a result mirrored in the successful opening of its new Derby and Southampton sites earlier this year. The listed company reported...

New Ipswich FEC lines up to bowl a strike

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With a new site opening in Ipswich later this year, Superbowl UK director Paul Quaintance talks about the growing trend towards more active game play and the importance of taking advantage of “dwelling time.”   Superbowl UK is opening a new entertainment centre in Ipswich this September. Located at Buttermarket shopping centre, the 25,000-square foot unit is seeing more than £1.8m...

Amusements remains pinned to the fabric of Hollywood Bowl

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Hollywood Bowl’s amusements manager Will Etherington discusses how the company's march continues as expansion takes its bowling offering into new territories ahead of the company’s latest rebrand.   Hollywood Bowl has highlighted the importance of its arcade offering as the company looks to move towards contactless payments, and away from the ‘shackles’ of the £1 coin. This process takes place as...

New Seaton Carew bowling alley opened by Rubicon

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A brand new eight-lane bowling alley has opened in Seaton Carew, Hartlepool after Yorkshire Bank provided a funding package for a complete premises re-fit.   The new loan, granted to Rubicon Pastimes, allows for the extension of the existing premises and the installation of both a bowling alley, and a dining area. As well as the new bowling complex the company also...

Fantasy Island gets £3m injection from new owners

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Skegness-based theme park Fantasy Island is to receive a £3m investment from its new owners, The Mellors Group, to open a variety of new attractions. The company which also has a hand in Winter Wonderland and Nottingham Beach will be opening two news rides at the Skegness site including a multi-platform indoor mini golf course, an American-style bowling alley and...

MFA Bowling expands portfolio to 33 FECs

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National ten-pin bowling group, MFA Bowl, has announced the takeover of a local community asset Horsham Superbowl, after signing a 25 year lease with Horsham District Council. The chain will assume all operations at the leisure complex including the bowling centre, laser extreme, fully licensed bar, arcade and the Ambar nightclub. MFA Bowl said the deal has expanded its portfolio...

Laver given go-ahead for £18m resort

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A plan to build a new £18m leisure park at the sight of a former quarry in the Staffordshire Moorlands has been approved. The local district council planning committee approved the plan in mid-September, with operator Laver Leisure the brains behind the project. The site is set to feature a bowling alley, children’s play area and cinema room - all...