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Preston Guild Hall will officially go into administration

The Guild Hall is to officially go into administration. Owner Simon Rigby made the announcement today after months of speculation about the future of the venue. Preston Guild Hall Ltd, […]

2 years ago
Ticket refunds are in the pipeline, says Guild Hall boss

Preston Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Tony Worrall Customers anxiously awaiting refunds for shows which have been cancelled at the Guild Hall can expect to be refunded in due course, said Simon Rigby. Hundreds of disappointed punters have […]

2 years ago
Preston Guild Hall is to be temporarily closed by Simon Rigby

Preston Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Tony Worrall Preston Guild Hall has been temporarily closed to the public. Simon Rigby has taken the decision to mothball the venue while negotiations with management company VMS Live continue. Mr Rigby […]

2 years ago
Management company VMS Live brought in to take over Preston Guild Hall

Preston Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Tony Worrall A management company has been brought in to take over the operating of the Guild Hall after months of speculation. The Guild Hall is in the final stages of discussions […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Guild Hall faces legal action over Blood Brothers ticket sales

Preston Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Tony Worrall The owner of Preston Guild Hall says he will fight a legal claim which could see the venue put into liquidation. Simon Rigby says he will defend the £70,000 claim […]

2 years ago
Guild Hall boss Simon Rigby admits ‘glitches’ with new payroll but says all staff have been paid

The Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Paul Melling The owner of Preston Guild Hall has admitted ‘glitches in the system’ have resulted in delays to some staff wages being paid. But Simon Rigby says all employees have been […]

2 years ago
More change for Simon Rigby’s empire as he hands over Vittorias Kirkham

What was known as The Villa at Kirkham Pic: Google Simon Rigby is no longer operating Vittorias at Kirkham. The Guild Hall owner has let the eatery to Ross Wallis, managing director of Leftmove estate agents. The move comes two […]

2 years ago
‘No risk to upcoming shows’ following reports of £100k debts at Preston Guild Hall

Preston Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Tony Worrall The owner of Preston Guild Hall and Charter Theatre has told Blog Preston there is no risk to upcoming shows after reports of spiralling debts totalling £100,000 emerged. A report […]

2 years ago
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