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Bosses at new Wolverhampton venue on site of old cinema apply for 4am late licence

Bosses at a new multi purpose venue in Wolverhampton on the site of the former Odeon cinema have applied for a late licence which will see it open until 4am.

Artist's impressions of the new Astoria venue

Around £1m has been spent on the historic building in Skinner Street which dates back to 1936 – it will reopen as Astoria next month and will be a sister venue to food, drink and entertainment establishment Bank which opened last year in an Edwardian Grade II listed premises next to the city's art gallery.