The Light Stockport (2)

Cinema to expand at Stockport’s Redrock

The Light will take an additional 4,400 sq ft to open two additional screens at the leisure-led development in the town centre.

The cinema has proved to be a success since opening in late 2017 and operates 10 screens with a total of 914 seats.

It has now put forward plans to open a further two screens in a neighbouring unit, adding 4,400 sq ft to the cinema. The two screens will house 127 seats, while the space fronting on to the public space opposite the Merseyway will be set aside for a café featuring an outdoor seating area.

Other tenants at the 75,000 sq ft leisure development, designed by architect BDP and delivered by Wates, include The Gym, Zizzi, Pizza Express, Mangobean, and Berretto Lounge.

Following The Light’s expansion, only one unit of 4,600 sq ft will remain available at Redrock. Barker Proudlove and Lunson Mitchenall are the retained agents.

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That should read “Cinema to expand at Stockport’s architectural masterpiece, Redrock”

By Brian

Looks like a very successful development, regardless of RIBA’s patronising comments.


Worst new build development in GM of the last 10 years?


At least you can’t see the external appearance of the building while in the cinema…

By Aevis

Yet worst building ever wrong cloure grey an dingy

By Scouse

Appalling looking building! Can’t something be done about it’s outward appearance?

By Jimbo

Of course Gourmet Burger Kitchen hasn’t actually opened yet. I assume it loses less money by just paying the rent.

By Alastair

Moan moan moan….. it’s expanding, which means it’s probably successful and thriving. Get a grip people, sounds like most people want Stockport to struggle so they can keep moaning !!

By Carl F

This project is and has been deemed a failure is this another last throw of the dice.the development was built with when it fails an easy extension of car parking

By Aliaa

A great addition that the town needs. It’s fantastic to see it expand and become successful and who cares what it looks like, it’s better than the horrible ASDA building in the town centre.

By Liam

BDP have produced some excellent architecture what on earth happened with this terrible design is anybody’s guess.

By Lenny1968

Social housing would have been a better option

By David

Gourmet Burger Kitchen have not taken up the unit they were going to occupy and have no plans to in the future

By Anonymous

Gormet burger? I dont think so.

By Mike

Shame about Gourmet Burger Kitchen, would be nice there


On a serious note, my partner and I would actually use this cinema if Stockport Council removed the 3 hour restriction on the disabled car park next door. We can’t have a meal and watch a film with this restriction so we might as well go to Ashton Cineworld where there isn’t a restriction. Shame really, as I’ve heard the cinema is actually quite good!

By Aevis