Region: East Midlands

Regal Cinema Melton Mowbray

Published: Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Standing on the corner of King Street and St Mary's Way in the Leicestershire town of Melton Mowbray is the Regal Cinema. The building is an outstanding example of a smaller regional cinema, all the more remarkable for having been built by a local company and operated as an independent cinema, and not part of a much larger chain like... Read more »

Tags: Art Deco, Cinema

The Capitol Cinema Radford

Published: Sunday, August 11, 2013

Standing on the corner of Churchfield Lane and Newquay Avenue in the Nottingham district of Radford is the former Capitol Cinema. Opened in 1936, the building continued as a working cinema for five decades before it closed and was converted to a bingo hall and social club. Laterly, the building was purchased and serves as the Mount Zion Millennium City... Read more »

Tags: Church, Cinema, Streamlined Moderne

Odeon Cinema Leicester

Published: Tuesday, June 1, 2010

The former Odeon cinema in Leicester is a striking building, designed by Harry Weedon and Robert Bullivant from Odeon's favoured architectural practice. The cinema stands on a corner site at the junction of Rutland Street and Queen Street in Leicester. The cinema housed a single screen and seating for nearly 2,200 customers. It opened on 28 July 1938 and remained... Read more »

Tags: Cinema, Streamlined Moderne

Odeon Cinema Loughborough

Published: Tuesday, June 1, 2010

The former Odeon Cinema, located on Baxtergate in Loughborough, is a fine, surviving building from the Odeon Cinema chain. Modernist architecture was almost exclusively used by Deutsch. The chain, started by Oscar Deutsch with its first cinema in Perry Barr in Birmingham owned in excess of 250 cinemas prior to the Second World War. Like many of the early Odeon cinemas... Read more »

Tags: Cinema, Streamlined Moderne

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