Opening date set for Lincoln’s fourth escape room

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Lincoln’s fourth escape room will open its doors for the first time in the city centre next month.

As previously reported, Enigma Live Escape Rooms was granted planning permission to open at the former Direct Cabs second floor premises on Silver Street in Lincoln.

It will open in a former taxi service call centre.

The company renovated the building into four experience rooms.

Enigma Live Escape Rooms will open on April 8. The first room has been revealed as ‘Sweeney Todd’.

‘Sweeney Todd’ is for two to six people. It has a difficulty rating of 7 out of 10.

Sweeney Todd is on his way back after you have snuck in to his famous barbershop, but “if you’re not too careful it might be more than just your hair getting cut”.


The first room has been revealed as ‘Sweeney Todd’. Photo: Enigma Live Escape Rooms Lincoln

To celebrate the grand opening, Enigma Live Escape Rooms is offering £39 for any group size booking before April 8 with the discount code EN1GMAL1NCOLN – click here to book.

Player Pricing
6 players – £78 (£13 per player)
5 players – £70 (£14 per player)
4 players – £64 (£16 per player)
3 players – £51 (£17 per player)
2 players – £40 (£20 per player)

There is an exclusive 10% discount to all groups of students, NHS and Armed Forces.

Several jobs are expected to be created when the escape rooms open. In each of the games amateur sleuths will have an hour to escape before they are trapped inside – but can use limited life lines for clues.

Planning permission was granted by the council.

The family run business already has a few popular sites in Retford, Doncaster and Wakefield.

Three other Lincoln escape rooms

Simon Adderley (centre) created the UK’s first virtual reality entertainment centre in Lincoln Tension VR. Photo Steve Smailes

Lincoln’s first visual reality and escape rooms business – Tension Exit Games – opened in 2016.

It also recently announced two games launching in April which will involve walking routes around historic Lincoln to uncover clues and complete tasks.

Inside Cabin In The Woods escape room. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Another escape rooms business – Deliverance – opened in November 2018. Deliverance is located at the junction of the city’s High Street with Clasketgate to the left of Hunters Fish & Ship Shop.

Another escape room experienced opened in November 2018 at an old prison at Lincoln College on Monks Road.


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