Viaduct and Bar Fibre saved from administration - but Mission will still close

Viaduct and Bar Fibre have been saved from administration - however, Mission nightclub will still close.

Tuesday, 11th August 2020, 7:38 pm

At the time, a spokesman for Mission said: "The current global crisis regarding Covid-19 is forcing businesses to make sad decisions that affect daily life and the livelihoods of our management, staff, promoters, entertainers and DJ's.

"It is with a heavy heart and deep filled sadness that we have to close our business until further notice."

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Fibre Bar and Viaduct will remain open. Photo: Jonathan Covell

Today, a spokesman for all three comanies announced that Fibre and Viaduct will remain open.

A total of 102 jobs have been saved.

-> Club Mission manager describes staff 'devastation' as fundraiser launched to save clubThe spokesperson said: "Due to extraordinary circumstances related to COVID-19, Bar Fibre Limited, Viaduct Leisure Limited and Mission (Leeds) Limited sadly all went into administration on the 31st July 2020.

"Fortunately, we are pleased to have been able to save 102 jobs at Bar Fibre Ltd and Viaduct Leisure Ltd.

Mission nightclub could not be saved from administration.

"Unfortunately, Mission couldn't be saved.

"The night time industry sector has suffered the most through the pandemic, with social-distancing measures being an anathema to the nightlife industry.

"We hope the government extends support for the sector into 2021 to ensure it's long term survival".

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Thank you

Laura Collins