Aberdeen venue The Assembly has announced it will close with “immediate effect” due to a lack of revenue.
The former art deco cinema, situated on the city’s Skene Terrace, announced the closure on social media today.
A Facebook comment said:” It’s with great sadness we announce the closure of The Assembly Aberdeen with immediate effect.
“Since taking over the venue in 2016 we have worked tirelessly as a team to expand and grow the venue. Unfortunately this has proved much more difficult than anticipated, and we have had to make the difficult decision of closing The Assembly. Trading conditions for leisure businesses continue to be difficult, and the risks of further investment are too great given the current economy.
“This decision of course, was a hard one to make. Anyone who has visited the venue will know it has a stunning listed interior which we had plans to refurbish as part of our longer term development plan. Unfortunately despite significant investment it was not possible to generate enough business to maintain the constantly increasing running costs of the building.”
It’s with great sadness we announce the closure of The Assembly Aberdeen with immediate effect.Since taking over the…
The statement extended a personal thank you to everyone who attended the venue during its time.
Promoters are now working to move events to other venues in Aberdeen with details to be announced on The Assembly Facebook page in due course.
The Assembly staff will contact those with scheduled events “within the next 7 days if not already.”
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