Odeon Luxe Durham

Unit 15 The Riverwalk, Waterside,
Durham, DH1 4SL

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In Durham city centre, the former Gates shopping centre, having been acquired by a fund managed by Clearbell Capital, is being transformed into The Riverwalk. This £30 million redevelopment includes a variety of restaurants, 23 refurbished shops, a Lane 7 bowling alley as well as 253 student rooms.

It also includes an Odeon Luxe cinema. Originally announced for 2018, this eventually opened on Wednesday 5th June 2019. Seating capacities are: Screen 1(iSENSE):91, 2:49, 3:54, 4:44, 5:82 and 6:70. Refreshments are available from Oscar’s Bar.

Contributed by David Simpson

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terry on June 12, 2019 at 2:36 pm

Screen 1 with a capacity of 91!

2018 recorded the highest level of UK admissions since 1970 when Durham City had only two cinema screens.

However, they were both proper cinemas and both worth going to. The Palladium was luxurious throughout with full stereophonic sound. The Essoldo, though in need of refurbishment, was still a decent cinema and, like the Palladium, had 4 track stereo.

How things have changed in the world of cinema – going although, by and large, not for the better……

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