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Vue will shut in Blackburn & Accrington three days a week to save costs

The UK’s third-largest cinema chain Vue will reduce its opening hours to four days a week at 21 of its 87 sites, keeping them shut on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

The announcement which came earlier today includes their cinemas in Blackburn & Accrington, that will now operate Fridays to Mondays only.

In a statement Vue said:

“We remain committed to ensuring that Vue has a long-term future, to protecting the livelihoods of our staff and keeping our doors open to ensure our cinemas continue to serve the communities they operate in”

“We came into this pandemic in a very strong position after a record 2019 and a record start to 2020, and we are looking forward to returning to full steam as soon as Hollywood studios start releasing the content which audiences are clamouring for.”

The full list of locations moving to 4 day a week operating is:

Vue Accrington
Vue Altrincham
Vue Barrow
Vue Birkenhead
Vue Blackburn
Vue Cardiff
Vue Carmarthen
Vue Cleveleys
Vue Dagenham
Vue Hull Princes Quay
Vue Lancaster
Vue Newbury
Vue Piccadilly
Vue Redditch
Vue Rhyl
Vue Scunthorpe
Vue Shepherds Bush
Vue Stroud
Vue Swansea
Vue West End (Leicester Square)
Vue Wood Green

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