Council welcomes new cinema to Hucknall

Friday 31 January 2020 Council welcomes new cinema to Hucknall


Ashfield District Council want to offer a big welcome to The ARC Cinema as they start recruitment for their new cinema in Hucknall.

The £3 million development of the former Byron Cinema will see a four screen cinema open in March, bringing state of the art facilities and the latest blockbusters to the District.

The cinema’s 425 luxury leather electric recliner seats will offer plenty of legroom, laser digital projection and Dolby Digital 7.1 surround sound. Access for all is key to The Arc Cinema’s offer with the all screens wheelchair accessible and subtitled screenings, kids’ clubs and parent and baby screenings.

The Arc Cinema are now looking to recruit a top class manager for the new cinema.

The Manager will manage the day to day operations of cinema, and maximise the commercial performance of the business by delivering an exceptional leisure experience to customers.

Full details of the role can be found at:

15 other jobs will be recruited to over the upcoming weeks.

Cllr Jason Zadrozny, Leader of Ashfield District Council said “We cannot wait for the cinema to open in Hucknall and I want to offer The ARC Cinema a warm welcome to the District. The Byron Cinema has been a landmark of Hucknall for many years and to see it brought back to life, with so many of its original art deco features restored is fantastic.

“This is an amazing opportunity for someone to manage the cinema, and with the investment also bringing a further 15 jobs this is a real boost to the local economy.”