Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Tag: Southampton

High Score set for south coast arcade

High Score new Southampton arcade
The team behind the High Score arcade in Newbury have opened a new location in Southampton, bringing classic cabinets, table games and consoles to the city’s East Street

Leo Leisure: Redefining the bingo experience with a mix of vision and investment

Leo Leisure Bingo Cinema
At a time when some better-known brands are opting to close some of their bingo clubs, south coast independent, Leo Leisure is bucking the trend with an individual and headline grabbing take on out of home entertainment. Coinslot spoke to Leo Leisure’s Michael Shepherd about how the family-owned business is establishing a blended bingo, cinema, tanning, virtual reality and soft play offering, and how its most recent application in Weymouth is causing a bit of a stir in the genteel Dorset town!

Cashino Southampton re-opens to Egyptian aplomb

Cashino, Southampton, re-opens Egyptian, Praesepe
A Southampton AGC has been given a fresh lease on life via the medium of a £300,000 face-lift. Praesepe’s Cashino branch on Southampton’s Above Bar street hosted a big-budget, Egyptian- themed re-opening ceremony recently: in honour of the brand’s popular Eye of Horus slots game.The party saw the operator put on live entertainment for punters, give away hundreds of goodie...

Southampton attractions hoping for boost with ferris wheel coming to town

ferris wheel
A giant ferris wheel will be coming to Southampton next month and its prospects are exciting local businesses, according to ebullient reports in the local media.   Run by Eventive Funtime, the UK’s tallest mobile ferris wheel, at 115ft, will stay for six weeks in an attempt to bring increased tourism to the city. “We view anything that actively improves footfall and...

Hollywood Bowl confirms new venues following half-year growth

Coinslot - Hollywood Bowl new venues
Identifying arcades as an ‘integral part’ of the company’s success, Hollywood Bowl has committed to two new venues a year until 2020 after a strong half-year of trading and operational performance.   Hollywood Bowl has confirmed an expansion of two prime sites a year until 2020, with the company announcing a revenue growth of 7.8 percent for the first half of...

Hollywood bowl opens in Southampton with cashless arcade

Coinslot - Southampton Hollywood bowl
A new Hollywood bowl entertainment centre has been opened in a 17,000sq foot premises in Southampton.   Hollywood bowl has opened a new £2.5m entertainment centre in Southampton, as part of the city’s WestQuay Wartermark leisure development. The 17,000 square foot premises is part of an ongoing expansion policy from Hollywood Bowl that sees the company targeting city centre locations to drive...

High court bid to block Southampton Royal Pier casino defeated

Coinslot Southampton Royal Pier Casino
The regeneration of Southampton’s Royal Pier has moved one step closer to reality. Plans to transform Southampton’s waterfront have received a boost following a high court victory by the city council. The legal challenge fought off by civic chiefs was to block proposals to build a casino at Royal Pier as part of a larger redevelopment project for the waterfront area. The...