Skycourt Shopping Centre has announced that Ireland’s largest multiplex cinema chain, Omniplex Cinemas, will open in early 2019. The 5-Screen Cinema will be located on the first-floor level of the shopping centre in the former Food court. Seating capacity from 44 – 153 across 5 screens will be available.
This is a perfect location for such a leisure facility and will be located in the heart of the shopping centre with multi-storey car park with 400 spaces available for customers adjacent to the cinema on first floor.
Market research has shown that leisure, a cinema is much needed element for the local community and Skycourt are delighted to be able to fulfil this need for the community of Shannon. Skycourt Shopping Centre has a catchment of 40,000 within a 15-minute drive.
On the back of this announcement for the centre, planning permission has recently been lodged for 2 restaurants on the ground floor.
There have been some exciting new additions, including Iceland opening December 2017 and Dealz expanding their offering to include clothing range Pep & Co in 2018. The announcement of Omniplex Cinemas opening will add an exciting new element to the shopping centre.
Mark Anderson, Managing Director of Omniplex Cinemas says; we’re delighted to be opening a brand new 5 screen cinema in Skycourt early next year. At Omniplex, a trip to the cinema becomes so much more than simply watching a movie. Bespoke leather seating, designed with the utmost comfort in mind, the sheer size and structure of our screens along with the latest in high tech sound technology all combine to help transport the viewer into what becomes a completely immersive movie experience. We look forward to bringing a best-in-class cinema experience to Shannon very soon.”
Muireann Griffin of Cushman & Wakefield says, “this is a much anticipated and exciting addition to the Skycourt Shopping Centre. The cinema will add a much-needed leisure element to the busy shopping centre where we already have an impressive tenant line up. We are delighted to be able to welcome the Omniplex brand to Skycourt. We also have some exciting things in the pipeline for the centre which will further boost what’s on offer there.”