Mecca Leisure Group
|Industry||Nightclubs, cafes, casinos, hotels, theme parks|
|Headquarters||London, England, UK|
|Key people||Michael Guthrie, Chairman|
Mecca Leisure Group (also known as Mecca Leisure Ltd., Mecca Ltd, and Mecca Dance Ltd) was a British business that ran nightclubs, hotels, theme parks, bingo parlors and Hard Rock Cafes. During the 1960s they were the centre of entertainment with numerous nightclubs throughout major UK towns and cities. Mecca ballrooms were used for the BBC TV show Come Dancing. Eric Morley was a general manager of dancing at Mecca Leisure Group and was involved in the Miss World competitions.
In 1989, Mecca Leisure Group acquired Pleasurama Plc.
|Locarno Ballroom, Basildon||1961|
|Mecca Locarno, Coventry|
|Mecca Locarno Ballroom, Leeds||1938||1969|
|Southampton Royal Pier||1963||1979|
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