A cinema that has been closed since last August will reopen this summer.

The Windmill Cinema, which is part of the Windmill Entertainment Centre in Windmill Road, Littlehampton, is set to reopen on July 1.

It was closed in August after a nearby fire at the Harvester restaurant, which resulted in the entertainment centre suffering some damage.

At the moment, it has not been confirmed when the rest of the building, including the Windmill Theatre, will reopen.

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The cinema said it has delayed its opening until they can make "the best use of the available opportunities for the cinema".

A spokesman for the cinema said: "We are very excited to be able to share a full cinema service with you all soon and thank all of our customers for their continued patience.

"In the meantime we wish other users of the Windmill good luck with their shows.

"Negotiations on the current and future calendar of cinema bookings remain ongoing.

"We expect screenings to continue at the Town Council's Millennium Chamber and also at a number of other local venues including Angmering, Arundel and East Preston. See you soon!"