MERKUR GROUP UK operates a total of 177 high street entertainment centres and three Bingo Clubs. Boasting a national footprint, the contemporary MERKUR branded high-spec venues stretch from Hereford to Harlow, Dundee to Dunstable and Cardiff to Coventry. The company employs over 2,500 people in the UK and supports high street economies in 140 parliamentary constituencies.
An economic impact survey undertaken by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) showed the UK high street entertainment centre sector had a turnover of £416m, Gross Value Added of £216m and sustained 4,227 full-time jobs. The sector’s contribution to the exchequer through tax revenues was calculated at £126.8m. For every £10 of turnover directly generated by companies operating high street entertainment centres, a further £8.04 worth of turnover is supported in the wider economy (Cebr figures for 2019).
With businesses involved in the creation of digital game content for pub, bingo and high street entertainment centres, machine operating, money handling, as well as consumer-facing high street entertainment and bingo brands – MERKUR GROUP UK has commercial touch points across the land-based gaming industry.
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