OMNIPLEX OPENING AT J1, Antrim
22 Dec 2010
OMNIPLEX OPENING SUMMER 2011 AT JUNCTION ONE, Antrim
The largest cinema chain in Northern Ireland is to open a new £3m Omniplex Cinema in Antrim
next year with the creation of up to 60 part‐time and full‐time jobs.
Omniplex is planning to open the new multi‐screen cinema at Junction One retail and Leisure Park in early
summer 2011 The all‐digital cinema complex will have 10 screens with a capacity of 1,300, stadium seating and a food area.
Fit‐out work on the 24,000 sq ft entertainment and multipurpose conference centre is due to begin next month.
Paul Anderson, chairman of Omniplex Holdings NI Ltd said that the development will be the company’s 11th Omniplex in Northern Ireland. “At Omniplex Cinemas we pride ourselves on being at the forefront of pioneering new technology and providing our patrons with the most advanced cinema facilities in Europe, we believe digital is the future of cinema,” he said.
Shamus Jennings, chairman of Culzean Estates Ltd, owners of Junction One, said that the retail park has expanded significantly to become a ‘must visit’ destination in Antrim. Omniplex Cinemas will join the top brand traders at Junction One such as Marks & Spencer, Next, Homebase,
Burger King, Austin Reed, Starbucks, Subway.
Omniplex Junction One will screen LIVE events
As well as providing a top class venue for viewing the latest Blockbuster movies, Omniplex
Junction One will screen LIVE events. LIVE events such as Concerts, Theatre, Opera, Sports will
be beamed in using state of the art satellite and digital projection equipment and will provide
patrons access to worldwide events that may otherwise be inaccessible.