Date of closure: August 2015
Address (for reference only):
Breightmet Fold Lane
Breightmet Mecca Bingo was a popular bingo hall located in a modern building. The closure of the club was due to the lease not being renewed by the building’s owners. For months there had been talk of supermarket chain Aldi’s intentions for the venue, and it looks like the landowners received a better offer for the site. Bolton does have another Mecca Bingo site, and plans are being made for a but to transport players from the closed club every evening. Another sad loss for bingo, and even though the closure was not due to falling custom the blow is not lessened for loyal and regular local players.
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By Gareth Whieldon (August 2015)
As of October 2015 the venue is no more, bulldozers have moved onto the site to make way for the new Aldi store. Another one bites the dust.
By Gareth Whieldon (October 2015)