Weston’s SeaQuarium to remain closed during redundancy consultation

PUBLISHED: 13:00 28 February 2019

The SeaQuarium is all undercover so perfect for a wet day.

The SeaQuarium is all undercover so perfect for a wet day.

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Weston’s SeaQuarium will remain closed this weekend after bosses revealed it is undergoing financial difficulties.

All 11 staff at the tourist attraction in Marine Parade are going through a redundancy consultation.

More: Uncertain future for Weston SeaQuarium.

The aquarium has not been open to the public since the consultation began at the beginning of February.

A spokesman for SeaQuarium LLC, which owns the site, said: “The redundancy consultation is continuing and we can confirm that the aquarium will remain closed this weekend.

“No decision has been made regarding the future of SeaQuarium.”

Three full-time staff and eight season staff are employed by SeaQuarium LLC to work at the Weston sealife centre.

The aquarium features a touch pool with a variety of animals including jellyfish and piranhas.

SeaQuarium LLC has said it will review the situation again next week to determine whether the attraction will reopen to the public.

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