Bolton Mecca Bingo – Breightmet Fold Lane

This Club Is Closed Or Demolished
  • Exterior of the Bolton Mecca Bingo - Breightmet Fold Lane

Date of closure: August 2015

Address (for reference only):

Mecca Bingo
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)

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