The Light Cinema, at Redrock, in Stockport town centre, will open for business on November 24th following two years of construction. Opening at the same time are popular restaurants Zizzi and Pizza Express, with The Gourmet Burger Kitchen and Mango Bean Coffee Shop following shortly after.

A grand opening event is planned for November 23rd and the weekends either side will see Storm Troopers in the area and a competition to win tickets to an exclusive screening of the new Star Wars film.

The Light Cinema will have a total of 905 seats across its auditoriums and the largest will have a capacity of 177. Bosses expect around 400,000 people to visit in the first 12 months which will be huge for Stockport’s economy.