An operator has agreed to develop a giant cinema complex at Parc Bryn Cegin in Bangor, but the development depends on more restaurants agreeing to open at the industrial park.
Under the agreement the cinema operator (who can’t be named at this stage) would develop a cinema complex twice the size of Cineworld in Llandudno Junction, which would include ten cinema screens and a ‘superscreen‘.
The company are targeting a number of national chains, which include the likes of Nando’s, Pizza Express, Pizza Hut, Chiquito and Frankie and Benny’s, two of chains have already agreed terms to develop at the site, but it’s reported that six are required to make the development happen.
In 2015, Liberty Properties Developments Ltd announced plans to create a leisure complex, which included a cinema and five restaurants, with the creation of up to 400 jobs, but has since blamed the economic difficulties of Brexit for delays with the plans.
Siân Gwenllian AM said: “There is much frustration and anger locally that Parc Bryn Cegin still lies empty after nearly 20 years.
“It is very disappointing there is no progress with the Liberty Properties project, nearly two years down the line.”
Representatives from Liberty Properties are expected to meet Gwynedd Council’s members in January to provide them with a full update on progress at the site.