The future of Brighton’s biggest nightclub has been confirmed after its owner announced plans to hire administrators.

Pryzm and its neighbouring bar Steinbeck and Shaw in West Street, Brighton, are one of eleven sites that have been saved after operator Rekom announced a restructure.

The operator said 85 jobs have been saved.

Rekom, which runs Pryzm, Steinbeck and Shaw, Atik and Cameo branches across the country, announced 17 venues will close as part of that.

But Cameo in Eastbourne is another Sussex venue to be saved.

The clubs are two of eleven venues saved by the operator which sold them to a sister company.

Russell Quelch, managing director at Rekom, said: “Pryzm and Steinbeck and Shaw in West Street attract thousands of people into the city every month, forming a key part of the local economy and supporting other businesses, such as taxi firms, takeaways and bars.

“We are thrilled that they will be part of our business moving forward and we look forward to the venues continuing to play a key role in Brighton’s late-night economy.   

“The restructure puts the national business on a stronger footing and allows the UK team to focus on key growth opportunities.”

The 17 venues closing are:

  • Basildon Unit 7
  • Birmingham Pryzm
  • Coventry Jumpin Jaks
  • Dartford Atik
  • Exeter Unit 1
  • Kings Lynn Bar and Beyond
  • Leeds Pryzm
  • Nottingham Pryzm
  • Oldham Liquid and Envy
  • Plymouth Pryzm
  • Portsmouth Pryzm
  • Romford Atik
  • Swansea Level 17
  • Watford Pryzm
  • Watford Steinbeck and Shaw
  • Windsor Atik
  • Wrexham Atik

The eleven sites to be saved are:

  • Ashford Cameo
  • Bournemouth Cameo
  • Brighton Pryzm and Steinbeck and Shaw
  • Bristol Pryzm and Steinbeck and Shaw
  • Cambridge Vinyl
  • Cardiff Circuit and Steinbeck and Shaw
  • Eastbourne Cameo
  • Gloucester Atik
  • Kingston Pryzm
  • Milton Keynes Warehouse
  • Tamworth Atik