Swindon AdvertiserNew 300-capacity town centre nightclub set to open (From Swindon Advertiser)

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New 300-capacity town centre nightclub set to open

Swindon Advertiser: David Broome, owner of Foxies David Broome, owner of Foxies

A NEW 300-capacity nightclub is due to open in the town centre on Easter bank holiday weekend.

Medina, in Theatre Square, will focus on older clubbers, and is owned and funded by the adjacent Foxies lap dancing club.

But David Broome, owner of Foxies, said the two venues will be two separate entities.

“There is a dividing wall between the two venues, and there will be separate management so the identities are totally different,” he said. “I have been a licensee for 14 years now so we have got a good idea of where we want to go with this.”

The club will have a 6am licence and will open from 10pm on Friday and Saturday evenings. David said: “I think there is a possibility of better trade in the area with the new development at the old college site, and we may be able to benefit from that.”

“We are also surrounded by places like the MECA and Rudi’s, so the demand is there. We will be different because we will open later than them and it will be a smaller nightclub.”

Places in Swindon right now are limited as to where to go at night. We will not open until 10pm, and will limit opening to Friday and Saturday night, and Bank Holiday Sundays.”

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3:10pm Tue 11 Mar 14

therocker says...

It if he falls out with his business partner we can have a Foxies Boxing match at the MECA to sort things out in an adult and responsible fashion!
It if he falls out with his business partner we can have a Foxies Boxing match at the MECA to sort things out in an adult and responsible fashion! therocker
  • Score: 33

4:31pm Tue 11 Mar 14

Dust says...

best of luck to them, it's a tough market out there for nightclubs these days
best of luck to them, it's a tough market out there for nightclubs these days Dust
  • Score: 18

5:23pm Tue 11 Mar 14

adsinibiza says...

Sounds like a reasonable idea to me - good luck to the guy
Sounds like a reasonable idea to me - good luck to the guy adsinibiza
  • Score: 15

7:10pm Tue 11 Mar 14

melnursesear. says...

Older clubbers..? does that mean you have to be over 18...really over 18..
Older clubbers..? does that mean you have to be over 18...really over 18.. melnursesear.
  • Score: 19

7:41pm Tue 11 Mar 14

timt1964 says...

yet another nightclub for the adver to harp on about for the next year.lets hope it doesnt go ti*s up!
yet another nightclub for the adver to harp on about for the next year.lets hope it doesnt go ti*s up! timt1964
  • Score: 10

12:24pm Wed 12 Mar 14

Highworth Lad says...

Dave owns the place himself, good luck to him, the place has been a night club before, Bubbles and New York new York to name a few of its names. The footfall in Swindon is poor, so will take some work but fingers crossed for him.
Dave owns the place himself, good luck to him, the place has been a night club before, Bubbles and New York new York to name a few of its names. The footfall in Swindon is poor, so will take some work but fingers crossed for him. Highworth Lad
  • Score: 10

8:30am Thu 13 Mar 14

Rod Bourne says...

I wouldn't count on attracting people coming out of Mecca ,theyonly seem to have roller discos and the odd comedy night
I wouldn't count on attracting people coming out of Mecca ,theyonly seem to have roller discos and the odd comedy night Rod Bourne
  • Score: 1

3:40pm Tue 25 Mar 14

NormanNo says...

I remember it when it was Po-Na-Na, it was a good club ( I know I used to DJ there in a time when real DJs used vinyls, not the digi based button bashers you get today ) but it will have stigma for being attached to the lap dancing venue whether it deserves it or not.
I remember it when it was Po-Na-Na, it was a good club ( I know I used to DJ there in a time when real DJs used vinyls, not the digi based button bashers you get today ) but it will have stigma for being attached to the lap dancing venue whether it deserves it or not. NormanNo
  • Score: 1

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