Kinepolis to operate a cinema in shopping centre Polygone in Béziers
16 November 2023
Kinepolis announces that it has signed a lease contract for a cinema located in the shopping centre Polygone in Béziers, in the Hérault department in the south of France. The cinema, previously operated by MonCiné, has 9 screens and 1,462 seats. Kinepolis will start operating the cinema from 13 December 2023.
The Polygone shopping centre, including the cinema, is owned by Socri Limited, a real estate group specialised in city centres. Kinepolis will begin renovation work in early 2024 to modernise the cinema infrastructure and bring it up to Kinepolis standards.
The takeover of the Béziers multiplex is part of Kinepolis' expansion strategy. It will be the third Kinepolis cinema in the south of France, and the Group's eighteenth nationwide, accounting for a total of 199 screens.
Eddy Duquenne, CEO of Kinepolis Group: "We are delighted to extent our brand presence in the south of France and to bring the Kinepolis moviegoing experience to the people of Béziers. We look forward to meeting our new colleagues and getting to know the movie lovers of Béziers.”
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Kinepolis Group NV was formed in 1997 as a result of the merger of two family-run cinema groups and was listed on the stock exchange in 1998. Kinepolis offers an innovative cinema concept which serves as a pioneering model within the industry. In addition to its cinema business, the Group is also active in film distribution, event organization, screen publicity and property management.
In Europe, Kinepolis Group NV has 63 cinemas spread across Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Spain, Luxembourg, Switzerland and Poland. Since the acquisition of Canadian movie theatre group Landmark Cinemas and American movie theatre group MJR Theatres, Kinepolis also operates 37 cinemas in Canada and 10 in the US.
In total, Kinepolis Group currently operates 110 cinemas worldwide, with a total of 1,126 screens and more than 200,000 seats. Kinepolis’ employees are all committed to giving millions of visitors an unforgettable movie experience. More information on www.kinepolis.com/corporate.