Napoleons Casino in Sheffield 'under offer' after going up for sale

Napoleons Casino on Ecclesall Road closed in January
Napoleons Casino on Ecclesall Road closed in January
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A popular Sheffield casino could be set for a new lease of life after a buyer took a gamble on the building.

Napoleons Casino on Ecclesall closed its doors to punters in January before going up for sale with an £850,000 price tag.

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The building, which comprises the casino, a restaurant, bars and offices, is now listed by Crosthwaite Commercial as being 'under offer'.

Napoleons Casino had been operating for 42 years at the site.

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Announcing its closure earlier this year, Dave Allen, chairman of The A&S Leisure Group, said Ecclesall Road was 'not what it used to be'.

He claimed the closure of the Baldwins Omega banqueting suite had also been a factor in the decision.

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The firm said at the time that it planned to re-site the existing licence to the Napoleons Casino and Restaurant at Owlerton, where it intended to add a 500-seat purpose-built banqueting suite.

In May, plans were submitted for a new £5 million banqueting and conference suite between the casino there and Owlerton Stadium, by Sheffield Sports Stadium, which runs the greyhound stadium.