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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.

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.

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 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 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.

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 sees high revenues amidst opening new venues

Coinslot - Hollywood Bowl AMF
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...

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 boost sales with refurbishments and new machines

Coinslot Hollywood Bowl
Refurbishments by the UK’s biggest tenpin operator, Hollywood Bowl, boosted sales at the newly listed group last year. Changes include the installation of 900 new arcade machines, a restaurant called Hollywood Diner, and nicer bars with lounge areas. “We’ve completely updated the experience,” chief executive Stephen Burns said. “Most bowling alleys were set up in the late seventies and eighties to...