Pop goes Preston With New Night Time Bar and Venue

Posted on - 6th September, 2013 - 9:01pm | Author - | Posted in - Nightlife, Preston City Centre



Opening on the former Reflex site on Church Street, Preston has a new night time bar and venue. Popworld will open its doors to the public on Friday 13 September following a £200,000 investment and the creation of 15 new jobs for the city.

Owned by the Stonegate Pub Company, Popworld will open with a special guest appearance from former pop band Westlife member Bryan McFadden who is currently appearing in ITV’s Stepping Out.

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The new Popworld will see the introduction of a state-of-the art sound and lighting system including an awe-inspiring LED screen that will flood the dance floor with light; three new VIP booths available to be pre-booked giving an exclusive feel to a night out and come complete with waitress service so you never have to queue at the bar for a drink.

General manager, Tony Mercer said: “Preston is a small city with a great personality that likes to party and so I’m confident that Popworld will be a huge success with the residents and visitors to the city.I love Preston and began my career here, so it’s great for me to launch Popworld to the people of Preston. The idea behind Popworld is that it offers fantastic customer service; a great range of drinks from sharing cocktails, which we call Partini’s, to premium bottle serves for large groups of friends.

“The music is of course the highlight. Reflex was known for playing party hits from a certain era but Popworld plays them from a range of decades, so it’s essentially an evolution of party style. The only rule about the music on our playlist is that it must get you up on the dance floor!


“Whilst the site has been closed for the investment, the team and I have been undergoing training on all of the new elements of service. Customer service is at the heart of our offer and we want people to come and have a great night knowing that our great team will look after them.

“The whole Popworld experience is all about making sure our customers have a memorable night and want to return time after time. One of our team members summed up Popworld perfectly. They said it’s like being at a wedding party but without the wedding. You can dance like no one is watching, sing your heart out and everyone feels relaxed and safe. We can’t wait to show off Popworld and look forward to the venue becoming the place to visit in Preston.”

Popworld will also be open six days a week, Tuesday to Sunday.

Popworld, 13 Church Street, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 3BQ
01772 201 572

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