THESE are the first pictures of a new bowling alley, mini-golf and darts venue set to open at Broad Street Mall next year.

Bunker Reading has confirmed that it hopes to open in spring 2021, after initial plans to open this autumn had to be delayed.

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Pictures show a snazzy bar area overlooking a bowling alley and an outdoor-themed golf course.

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As well as a boutique two-lane bowling alley, mini-golf and interactive darts, the independent venue has a cocktail bar and will serve pizzas.

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Updating locals, Broad Street Mall shopping centre announced on Facebook yesterday (November 19): "We're so excited to soon be welcoming Bunker to Broad St. Mall!

"One of many of the new experiences that our upcoming entertainment district will have to offer."

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Confirming news of the plans for the venue last month, Bunker Reading said: "Taking the basement of the old Argos unit at Broad Street Mall, Bunker will be located underneath a new boutique cinema – creating a new entertainment district besides the Hexagon."

An exact opening date has not been given, but owner Jamie Bylett told The Chronicle that it is expected to open by spring 2021.

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Many keen locals have expressed their excitement about visiting next year.

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Responding to Broad Street Mall's Facebook announcement, one said: "Good! finally some versatile entertainment" while another added: "this is right up my street, cocktails and mini golf yes please."