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Hollywood Bowl Coatbridge completes £450,000 renovation

Hollywood Bowl Coatbridge renovation
Hollywood Bowl has continued its nationwide investment programme by completing a £450,000 renovation of its Coatbridge site, located in the town’s Showcase Leisure Park.

Belfast’s Hollywood Bowl set for April opening

Hollywood Bowl Belfast opening April
Hollywood Bowl has confirmed its new £2.4m venue in Belfast’s Odyssey complex will open on 14 April, with recruitment for 30 full and part-time jobs currently underway.

Profit margins grow for Hollywood Bowl amid “record” year

Hollywood Bowl financials record year
Hollywood Bowl may have been among the last out of the lockdown starting gates courtesy of government diktat, but it’s certainly caught up with the pack. A year end profit, all centers open and ten more new venues on the way, and things are looking a lot brighter for the bowling operator.

Hollywood Bowl confirmed for Preston’s new complex

Hollywood Bowl confirmed for new Preston complex
Preston City Council has confirmed Hollywood Bowl as the first anchor tenant of its new multi-million pound leisure and entertainment complex Animate, set to begin construction on the town’s former indoor market in 2022.

Hollywood Bowl nears completion on £2.4m Birmingham venue

Hollywood Bowl nears completion Birmingham venue
Hollywood Bowl has confirmed work is near completion on its new £2.4m “state-of-the-art” entertainment centre at Birmingham retail and leisure complex Resorts World.

Hollywood Bowl unveils Glasgow centre revamp

Hollywood Bowl Glasgow revamp
Hollywood Bowl has completed a £600,000 renovation of its Glasgow site, with the Springfield Quay venue adding six VIP lanes, new scoring system, and an updated amusement area.

Bowling alley plans unveiled for Southend nightclub

Bowling alley plans Southend
The former Talk Nightclub on Southend seafront could be transformed into a new bowling alley and American diner, if plans put forward by local arcade operator John Remblance are approved by the council.

Hollywood Bowl strikes chord with investors

Hollywood Bowl financials investors
Hollywood Bowl has been impressing investors as analysts at German bank Berenberg raised their target price for the ten pin bowling centre operator by almost ten percent last week.

Hollywood Bowl strikes back with 29 point sales jump

Hollywood Bowl financials
Hollywood Bowl has reported sales between 17 May and 30 September 2021 increased 29 percent on 2019, with full year revenue topping £74m. For a sector so badly hurt by Covid restrictions, the stars are shining brighter for Hollywood Bowl.

Comment: Make government listen / This is no time to pull the plug

Comment 2755 Make Government listen - No time to pull the plug
The industry needs to look at how the government is behaving towards GPs and come-up with a powerful and engaging campaign.

Hollywood Bowl agree move to Birmingham resorts World site

Hollywood Bowl Resorts World Birmingham
Hollywood Bowl is to open its latest venue in Resorts World Birmingham, after signing a 15-year lease to occupy a 26,000 sq ft of the retail and leisure complex.

Harrow set for new Puttstars venue

Harrow set for Puttstars new venue
Hollywood Bowl has confirmed the St George’s Shopping Centre in Harrow is to become the latest venue for its mini golf bar brand Puttstars.

Bowled over but not out: Prolongued Covid closures fashion £14.5m loss for a still ambitious Hollywood Bowl

Hollywood Bowl Group financials April 2021
Hollywood Bowl has reported a $14.5m pre-tax loss for the six months to April 2021, after closing its 64 venues for 75 percent of the half year period.

Original Bowling Company seeks gaming licence for Northern Gateway

Original Bowling Company seeks gaming licence for Northern Gateway
The Original Bowling Company has submitted plans to Colchester Council licensing sub-committee to install a number of gaming machines in its two units in the Northern Gateway development.

Hollywood Bowl raise £30m to invest ahead of May reopening

Hollywood Bowl expansion
With 9 new centres on the horizon, and three expected to be completed by the end of the year, Hollywood Bowl has earmarked £30m in raised capital to go towards improving its entertainment offer - including more arcades.

Hollywood Bowl submits plans for new Colchester site

Hollywood Bowl new site Colchester
Hollywood Bowl has announced a provisional opening date for its new site, located in Colchester’s new £50m Northern Gateway leisure complex.

Hollywood Bowl in positive mood despite profit down 96 per cent due to lockdown

Hollywood Bowl Group financials
Financial results released by the Hollywood Bowl Group show that the spring-summer lockdown almost entirely destroyed the company’s profit-making capacity: with total earnings down a catastrophic 96 per cent year-on-year for the nine months ending September 30 - to a total of £1.2m.

Bracknell Hollywood Bowl set for later hours in The Deck move

Hollywood Bowl Bracknell application The Deck
Hollywood Bowl has applied to Bracknell Forest Council to expand its operating hours as part of a scheduled move into The Deck.

Hollywood Bowl predicts profit despite “unprecedented period of disruption”

Hollywood Bowl predicts profit
Hollywood Bowl has reported revenue during the first five months of FY20 up to 30 September, increased 13 percent year-on-year, with like-for-like revenue..

Hollywood Bowl maintains momentum with Crawley re-opening following £450,000 make-over

Hollywood Bowl Crawley
Hollywood Bowl has completed the £450,000 refurbishment of its Crawley site, updating its amusement and redemption arcade, adding two new lanes to the existing 24 and installing a brand new scoring system.

Hollywood Bowl opens York venue

Hollywood Bowl York
Hollywood Bowl has opened a new £2.8m bowling alley in York Community Stadium, featuring 24 lanes, an amusement arcade, redemption area and American diner and bar.

In from the cold: Bowling centres finally re-open to a rousing response

Bowling Centre reopening
After almost five months of lockdown, the UK’s bowling centres were permitted to welcome back customers. And it was an easing of lockdown that met with approval from all quarters.

Bowling alleys left on the sidelines

Bowling alleys
Bowling alleys across the UK have been left disappointed and unable to reopen despite easing of lockdown restrictions for many.

Strike! Hollywood Bowl secure rent deferrals on 21 percent of estate

Hollywood Bowl seeking rent deferrals
Hollywood Bowl, Britain’s biggest tenpin bowling operator which also offers customers a full arcade entertainment experience from gaming to low stake gambling, is seeking rent deferrals of up to a year with its landlords

Hollywood Bowl to raise £11m with new share offering

Hollywood Bowl
Hollywood Bowl has announced it is to release 7.5 million new ordinary shares through an accelerated book-building process, in order to raise £10.9m to..

Hollywood Bowl posts redoubtable results for 2019

Hollywood Bowl 2019 results
Shareholders in the Hollywood Bowl Group have been treated to yet another special dividend, as the company continues to go from strength to strength. To..

Hollywood Bowl’s investment programme pays off

Hollywood Bowl investment
After a year of developing its “customer led strategy” and committing significant investment to expansions and re-brands, Hollywood Bowl has been rewarded..

Hollywood Bowl rides high on back of improvements roll-out

Hollywood Bowl lanes
Continued refurbishment at Hollywood Bowl’s entertainment complexes is already paying dividends for the company, according to its latest financials.

Healthy growth for Hollywood Bowl

Hollywood Bowl Ten Pin Lanes
Things are going well at Hollywood Bowl, with the company having grossed around £120m in revenue last year - representing growth of 5.8 per cent on its 2017 haul

Hollywood Bowl counts record revenues

Hollywood Bowl, bowling, revenue, business
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...