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Marine Lake Events Centre

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The Southport MLEC aims to create a unique leisure destination for Southport and the Sefton region. It will deliver a high quality facility with new public realm supporting viewing areas the wider scheme which includes the Water and Light Show in Southport Marine Lake.

It’s location has a long history of being used for community recreation, being sited on the site of the previous Southport Theatre and Convention Centre (STCC).

AFL have been appointed to lead the design and transformation of the STCC into a high quality, distinctive entertainment, and business events venue capable of providing great experiences to audiences and users.

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It will be an anchor for the Waterfront redevelopment, retaining and attracting visitors and driving economic impact for Southport.

The proposed development aims to offer similar flexibility to the original venue with enhanced technical offering including a 1500 capacity flexible Theatre auditorium, a 2400 capacity flexible Exhibition Hall which can be subdivided into 3 smaller halls, along with other facilities such as meeting rooms, restaurant, café and VIP Lounge.

The Centre aims to create a vibrant location of which both Sefton and Southport can be proud.

The Event Centre will support a variety of different events including theatre shows, conference and exhibitions, standing music concerts, comedy shows and ballroom dancing.

The facilities also provide active frontage to the Promenade, proposed plaza and water front and therefore the Water and Light Show attraction.

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