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New Grand Cinemas opens in Taif, Saudi Arabia: Havelock One completes interiors


Havelock One has proudly contributed to expanding the cinematic experience in Saudi Arabia. A new Grand Cinemas branch has opened in The Park Mall in Taif, marking the group’s second location in the Kingdom.

The cinema comprises of 11 screens with a seating capacity ranging from 40-299, equating to a total seat count of 1243 across 3,391 sq. ft. Grand Cinemas retained Havelock One to complete a full fit-out of the space including 11 screens, the impressive main entrance façade and two grand lobbies. All joinery, metal, and glasswork, including furniture and windows were manufactured in Havelock One’s Bahrain factory and shipped to the site for installation.

Syed Kashif Akhter, Group Managing Director at Havelock One says, “Havelock One is pleased to showcase once again our ability to deliver superior interior solutions in the entertainment sector. Our capacity and multi-skilled workforce ensure we are able to rise to any challenge and can meet and exceed the expectations of our client in both quality and timescales”.

Grand Cinemas remains committed to developing new technologies within the cinema sector, including groundbreaking MX4D® technology with moving seats, which enables the viewer to experience the film across all senses, including motions, jolts, wind, water and scents.
The cinema sector in KSA is rapidly growing since the Kingdom lifted its 35-year-long movie screening ban four years ago and Grand Cinemas has recently expressed plans to further expand its network in the country.

Havelock One offers a full spectrum of turnkey entertainment fit-out services. Get in touch to discuss your next project with our experienced team.

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