Plans revealed for new adult gaming centre in Wakefield on site of former William Hill bookies

A new adult gaming centre could open in Wakefield city centre.

Wednesday, 19th August 2020, 12:30 pm
Updated Wednesday, 19th August 2020, 1:18 pm
Luxury Leisure have applied for a licence to run an arcade at the premises. Picture courtesy of Getty Images.

Luxury Leisure, which runs 82 slot machine venues across the UK, is planning to open on Westgate, on the site of a former William Hill betting shop which closed earlier this year.

The company already trades in Castleford under the name Admiral, which is based on Carlton Street in the town.

It has now applied to Wakefield Council for a premises licence to run what it described as an "arcade" at the Westgate unit.

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If approved, the centre would open on the site of this former William Hill betting shop on Westgate, in the city centre.

Members of the public have until September 9 to comment on the application.

Luxury Leisure, whose headquarters are based in Gateshead, was contacted for further details about their plans, but they've yet to respond.

Local Democracy Reporting Service