It's been going on for months - but movie lovers will be delighted to hear work to refurbish Hull's Odeon cinema is nearing completion. In these images, you can see just how the cinema in Kingston Retail Park has been transformed since renovation works started in July. The cinema is currently closed while work is underway - with plans to be open in time for Christmas - but we took a sneak peek inside to see how it is coming along. Once completed, it is hoped visitors will be able to enjoy a new, premium cinematic experience at the Odeon Luxe, featuring 766 luxury handmade recliner seats across its nine upgraded screens, triple the leg-room than ever before, and individual retractable tables. There will also be a new fully-reclining, state-of-the-art, 140-seat iSense screen. and a new bar and food range. WATCH: General manager David Hughes on the refurb David Hughes, General Manager at ODEON Luxe Hull said: “We’re very excited to reveal more information about the huge … [Read more...] about Pictures show how much Hull’s Odeon has already been transformed
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Hull’s Odeon cinema is closed but behind the doors, an amazing transformation is taking place. The cinema is currently closed to the public as renovations get underway to transform the venue into an Odeon Luxe – complete with fully-reclining seats. Odeon confirmed the closure on Twitter on Monday, after some customers were given conflicting information about whether or not it was open. The exact opening date of the cinema has yet to be revealed, but customers will be able to visit again just in time for Christmas, with film showings in place for December 14. David Hughes, general manager at Odeon Luxe Hull, said: “We’re very excited to reveal more information about the huge transformation underway at Odeon Hull, giving the local community an exciting new luxury cinema to enjoy in time for Christmas. “With over 700 fully reclining seats across nine upgraded screens and a jam-packed release schedule of the biggest and best films, we can’t wait to … [Read more...] about Look how cool Hull’s Odeon is now!
Cinema goers have been left confused after the Odeon website claimed the Hull venue was closed during its refurbishment. The Kingston Retail Park theatre will officially become one of the chain’s new Luxe complexes, with customers already raving about the new luxury screens. The Odeon cinema was suddenly boarded up in July - prompting worries it has been closed down. But thankfully it is actually undergoing a major refurbishment which will see luxury reclining seats and new screen layouts at four of the ten screens. The cinema has remained open as the work is carried out in phases but a statement on its website claims it is closed. It says: “Odeon Hull is temporarily closed while we undergo extensive refurbishments to ensure we are providing you with the very best in cinema entertainment. “Odeon Hull will soon be transformed into Odeon Luxe Hull. “Every seat on every row in your new ODEON Luxe Hull will be expertly designed for you to relax and recline during … [Read more...] about Odeon address confusion as website says Hull cinema is closed
A former boxer is taking to the ring next week for an ultimate showdown – as a wrestler. Lucas Steel could have been an Olympic boxing champion like Luke Campbell but swapped one ring for another. The 22-year-old Hull heavyweight is fast becoming one of the UK’s top professional wrestlers and has no regrets about leaving behind a promising amateur boxing career, which saw him cross paths with the city’s gold medallist. The 6ft 6in powerhouse is now ready to rumble at New Generation Wrestling’s Ultimate Showdown event at Hull City Hall on Saturday, September 29, and says this will be the latest chapter in the best year of his life. “Six years ago I was in the same scouting session as Luke Campbell ,” said the former Longhill Primary and Andrew Marvell pupil. “He got picked for the Olympic team and went on to win gold. I’d had about 20 amateur fights and won a lot of boxing trophies, even fought for the Yorkshire title. But my heart was in … [Read more...] about Ex-Hull boxer is taking to the stage as one of UK’s top wrestlers
Hull’s Odeon will officially become one of the chain’s new Luxe complex’s as customers are already raving about the new luxury screens. The Odeon cinema at Kingston Retail Park was suddenly boarded up in July - prompting worries it has been closed down. But thankfully it is actually undergoing a major refurbishment which will see luxury reclining seats and new screen layouts at four of the ten screens. A planning application for new Luxe signs has this week been approved by Hull City Council planners as the new revamp takes shape. Plans within the application also reveal two of the theatres - five and nine - will have iSense screens. These are huge floor to ceiling curved screens with 4k projection and 3D Dolby Sound to provide an immersive experience. It is a more technologically advanced version of iMax. Films viewed in these theatres will be £1 more expensive. But some of the refurbished screens are already open to the public which has been met with approval … [Read more...] about Hull Odeon’s luxury new screens that cinema goers are RAVING about