Rushden Lakes leisure terrace and 15 businesses CLOSED until further notice

Damage caused by Storm Ciara has forced the closures

By Phoebe Radford
Friday, 14th February 2020, 3:42 pm
Updated Friday, 14th February 2020, 3:43 pm

Rushden Lakes has announced that the leisure terrace and adjoining restaurants will remain closed until further notice due to damage caused by Storm Ciara.

The businesses currently closed are: Cineworld, Starbucks, 360 Play, Paradise Island Adventure Golf, Flip Out, Rock Up, Heavenly Desserts, TGI Fridays, Hopmaster, Nando's, Zizzi, Five Guys, Blue Mountain Yard, and Greggs.

The shopping centre said: "We apologise for the impact this may have on your visit to Rushden Lakes, but the safety of our visitors and staff is of paramount importance.

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The leisure terrace will be closed until further notice

"We will keep you updated on when the leisure area is likely to re-open."

The announcement comes just before February half term.

The shopping centre said all shops and other cafes and restaurants are open as normal.

The open eateries are: Wildwood, Pizza Express, Wagamama, Bills, Jamaica Blue, Patisserie Valerie, Bewitched, and Costa.

Rushden Lakes was badly damaged by Storm Ciara last weekend.

The leisure terrace, which has been open for less than a year, suffered external cladding damage.

The building was evacuated on Sunday, February 9, and an exclusion zone was set up.

The news comes just before Storm Dennis is forecast to hit this weekend.