New 14-lane Hollywood Bowl entertainment centre opens at intu, Watford

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The bright lights of Hollywood are Now in Watford town centre, with a brand-new Hollywood Bowl.


VIP Opening Night 2019


The £2.4M development saw the New 14-lane Hollywood Bowl entertainment centre arrive at the expanded intu centre in December.

The centre sits alongside other big-name brands that joined the intu Watford extension, including IMAX Cineworld, TGI Fridays and Yo! Sushi.


The new centre is set against a striking backdrop, complete with plush furniture and contemporary American décor. It ia also home to a Hollywood Diner serving gourmet burgers, hot dogs, freshly made thick shakes served in retro milk bottles, and signature desserts. and fun-packed amusements area.


An impressive £2.4m project has seen the development of the intu’s new Atrium area (formerly Charter Place)

Part of the Watford retail and leisure destination’s £180 million extension, the 23,600 sq ft Hollywood Bowl will open its doors in mid-December, creating 40 new jobs in the process.


Abigail Harris, Centre Manager for Hollywood Bowl intu Watford, said: “As the UK’s largest bowling company, we’re really excited to be opening a new centre at intu Watford, and we can’t wait to bring our bowling and all-round leisure experience to the town centre from December.


“Whether it’s for family fun, kids’ or adults’ birthday parties, work functions, nights with dates or mates or simply an excuse to celebrate the weekend – you name it, our team has got it covered!”


Vicki Costello, general manager at intu Watford, said: “We’re incredibly excited to bring Hollywood Bowl to the new development at intu Watford. This highly-anticipated addition will give families, friends and businesses a fantastic leisure offering to complete a great day or night out in Watford.”


The work is being carried out for the Intu Expansion with Debenhams being first to open, closely followed by Holly Wood Bowl and Cineworld.



About Hollywood Bowl

Hollywood Bowl is part of The Hollywood Bowl Group, the UK’s leading ten-pin bowling business with 58 centres operating under the Hollywood Bowl and AMF Bowling brands.



The company employs 2,000 team members, 100 of whom are based at its central support centre in Hemel Hempstead.


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