Halifax's Eureka to remain shut

Halifax's nationally-recognised education centre Eureka will remain shut until further notice.

Friday, 4th December 2020, 2:35 pm
Updated Friday, 4th December 2020, 2:41 pm
Halifax's nationally-recognised education centre Eureka will remain shut until further notice

The team at the centre, in Discovery Road, said the decision to remain closed was due to 'uncertainty' and to provide 'clarity and stability' to the team.

It comes after the centre celebrated record-breaking visitor numbers in 2019 and launched plans, events and developments for the following year, which was unfortunately by the coronavirus pandemic in March.

The education centre's spokeswoman Michelle Emerson said: "As many of you know, we’ve had to keep our doors closed due to the new Tier 3 restrictions into operation across West Yorkshire from 2nd December.

"Our region’s tier status will be reviewed in two weeks however we’ve taken the difficult decision to stay closed for the remainder of this year.

With current uncertainties Ms Emerson said it is 'incredibly hard to plan', which is why the decision was taken to ensure the safety of visitors, but also to give our team some clarity and stability as 2020 comes to an end.

She said: "We’ll confirm our re-opening date as soon as we’re able and will extend all valid annual passes as before."