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Plaza Cinema, Port Talbot

The cinema opened in 1940 and has the typical appereance of Art Deco Odeons of the same era despite being fully independant. Some people claim it was due to be an Odeon but they pulled out. I just think they copied the style at the time. The cinema remained in …

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Odeon Cinema, Bradford

Visited in late January – A brief bit of history taken from the Bradford Odeon Rescue Group: Its beginnings in September 1930 as the New Victoria theatre/cinema saw the birth of a grand entertainment complex of superior architectural quality – internal and external – in the city. Housed within the …

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Ashton Plaza Cinema

An iconic building on the busy North Street of Bedminster, Bristol. The Ashton Plaza cinema as it was know was built and opened in 1914. There seems to be little information regarding its history other than it closed sometime in the mid 50’s and then became a snooker hall and …

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