Wednesday, March 28, 2007

A change in Amusements

Saltburn Pier Amusements has been sold to a Tyneside firm. J D Leisure of South Shields took over the business on Friday 16th March and it will be run as a family business by David, Matthew and Keith Taviner. The new business will be called 'Mr Tav's Family Entertainment Centre'. They hope to develop the Pier Amusements into an entertainment centre where families can be catered for in a safe and enjoyable environment. Plans include the introduction of a coffee shop serving quality bean-to-cup coffee, hot chocolates and muffins in a luxury surrounding including leather seating.
The change of ownership could mean the end of the annual American and Custom Car Rally, although it is hoped that this years rally will still take place. The organisers will know at the end of April whether or not funding from the Awards for All lottery grant will be made available to get the show on the road.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

This is Saltburn, not Scarborough, I think that "Mr Tav's Family Entertainment Centre" is a very tacky name for our amusements!