Park 66

Park 66 was a leisure park in the Pilsworth area of Bury, just off Junction 3 of the M66 motorway and around 2 miles from Bury town centre.

It was formerly home to a Vue cinema, a bowling alley, and several restaurants.

Vue Cinema, Pilsworth, Bury, Park 66
Vue Cinema – May 2015

At the time of writing (May 2015) the site is currently derelict. The Vue cinema here closed in 2010 with the opening of the Vue Bury at The Rock. It originally opened in June 1989 as a Warner cinema and was one of the first multiplex cinemas in North West England.

Tenpin bowling alley Park 66, Pilsworth
Tenpin – May 2015

The Tenpin bowling alley (formerly Megabowl) shut its doors in March 2012. The restaurants here (Pizza Hut, Frankie & Benny’s, and Chiquito) have also closed.

Several businesses in the vicinity of Park 66 are still operating. Asda have a large supermarket opposite the site. It is open 24 hours except on Saturdays (closes at 10 pm) and Sundays (10.30 am – 4.30 pm). Others include McDonald’s, the Travelodge Bury, and the Paper Mill pub.

Asda, Pilsworth, Bury
Asda
Paper Mill pub, Pilsworth, Bury
Paper Mill

Map

Map showing location of Park 66.

Map showing location of Park 66

Details

Park 66

Address and postcode
Pilsworth Road
Bury
Greater Manchester
United Kingdom
BL9 8RS

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  1. Having seen the plan’s for the new building’s here… what about a bus getting to there for them that don’t drive….

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  2. I’ve noticed that all the derelict buildings at Park 66 are currently being demolished.
    What are the plans afterwards? This area is crying out for a revamp, it’s in a prime location just off the Motorway, I don’t understand why it’s been left like this for so long?

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