Empire Cinemas Catterick Garrison

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Empire Cinemas Catterick Garrison

Empire Cinemas Catterick Garrison

Lights, Camera, Action at Empire Cinemas Catterick Garrison.
This October, Empire Cinemas will be rolling out the red carpet in Catterick Garrison as part of a £25m redevelopment to the area.

A state-of-the-art, seven-screen cinema complex will bring a new era of entertainment to residents of Catterick and the surrounding area. The new opening is part of a larger retail and leisure development (Princes Gate) being built by Kier Property at the heart of Catterick Garrison close to the A1.

Representatives from Kier Property, Richmondshire District Council and the MoD gathered this week as they ‘handed over’ the cinema to Empire’s Chief Executive, Justin Ribbons. Empire Cinemas will now fit out the multi-screen cinema as excitement starts to build ahead of the grand opening on Friday 23rd October. The cinema also creates a number of job opportunities for the local community, with more 40 positions being recruited ahead of launch.

Empire Cinemas’ CEO Justin Ribbons and Kier Property’s Associate Director Paul Nixon attend the handover of the Catterick site for Empire Cinemas’ new seven screen cinema.

Empire Cinemas’ CEO Justin Ribbons and Kier Property’s Associate Director Paul Nixon attend the handover of the Catterick site for Empire Cinemas’ new seven screen cinema.

The cinema will be helmed by new General Manager Dave Thomas. Dave has 16 years of experience in the cinema industry working his way up through the ranks to become Empire’s first General Manager appointment at Catterick.

This October, Empire Cinemas will be rolling out the red carpet in Catterick Garrison as part of a £25m redevelopment to the area.

New General Manager of Empire Cinemas Catterick Dave Thomas and Empire Cinemas’ Margaret Turnbull attend the handover of the Catterick site for Empire Cinemas’ new seven screen cinema.

New General Manager of Empire Cinemas Catterick Dave Thomas and Empire Cinemas’ Margaret Turnbull attend the handover of the Catterick site for Empire Cinemas’ new seven screen cinema.

Dave Thomas commented:
“What a fantastic development in the heart of Catterick. I’m really excited at the prospect of building a brand new team, and thoroughly preparing the team and the cinema for the opening. I look forward to welcoming movie lovers from Catterick and the surrounding areas into our state-of-the-art cinema and sharing our love for film with them. What a great time to launch the cinema – with so many blockbusters coming up it’s the perfect place to catch the incredible PAN (Hugh Jackman, Garrett Hedlund), James Bond: SPECTRE (Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz) and Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill) later this year”.

The cinema will be surrounded by several well-known high street brands such as Next, Boots and SportsDirect, as well as popular food and drink operators including Starbucks, Domino’s Pizza, Greene King and a new 60 bed hotel for Premier Inn including a Brewers Fayre. For those with a sweet tooth the cinema itself will include a Ben & Jerrys Scoop Shop plus an Empire IMPACT screen – the ultimate way to experience blockbuster movies.

Tom Gilman, Marketing Director of Kier Property in the North commented:
“The cinema is an integral part of this brand new town centre for Catterick Garrison and we are very pleased to be able to hand it over to Empire today – This is a key milestone in the project and once opened to the public I am sure the cinema will become a firm favourite with families looking to enjoy the latest films”.

Empire Cinemas’ CEO Justin Ribbons & new General Manager of Empire Cinemas Catterick Dave Thomas shake hands at the new Empire Cinemas Catterick site.

Empire Cinemas’ CEO Justin Ribbons & new General Manager of Empire Cinemas Catterick Dave Thomas shake hands at the new Empire Cinemas Catterick site.

Justin Ribbons, Chief Executive of Empire Cinemas adds:
“We are delighted to be opening the newest addition to the Empire family in Catterick and look forward to entertaining film fans from across the area for many years to come.”

Empire Cinemas’ cater for all; from Empire JNRS, which offers families the chance to see a family favourite every weekend for pocket money prices; to Empire Seniors, where the over 60’s can
watch a selection of the best recent and classic films every Wednesday, including tea or coffee and a biscuit. Empire Cinemas also welcome parents with babies through their Empire Parent
baby screenings, providing a relaxing environment for parents/guardians to enjoy the latest releases with the lights up and sound down, every Monday morning.

Other offers include Sav£rday Tuesday, which offers customers a chance to see current films for a ‘credit crunch busting’ price, and Last Chance To See Thursdays, which screens selected
films coming to the end of their run at saverday prices. in addition to the very latest film releases, there will also be a variety of Empire Extra screenings, where customers can experience big stage productions and events on the big screen from the comfort of their local cinema – be it theatre, opera, ballet, music or sport, customers can sit back and enjoy the big screen experience in high definition where you’re always guaranteed the best seat in the house at a fraction of the theatre ticket price.

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