Former Cinemas


Lyric Cinema, Heaton
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Lyric Cinema, Heaton
- Overview Map Street View "The Lyric Cinema opened on 6th January 1936 with Shirley Temple in "The Little Colonel". The building has an imposing corner location and has two entrances, ...
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Palladium Cinema, Durham
- The Palladium Cinema located on Claypath in Durham opened on 18th March 1929. It was the first cinema in Durham licenced to operate on Sundays. It operated as a cenema until ...
Stoll Cinema, Westgate Road
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Stoll Cinema, Westgate Road
- "Theatre and opera house, later cinema; now theatre. 1867 by W.B. Parnell for Cowan. Bought by Oswald Stoll and opened as cinema in 1919. Italianate front of three storeys, five ...
Wallaw, Blyth
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Wallaw, Blyth
- Overview Map The Wallaw Cinema on Union Street in Blyth opened on 16th November 1937 with 1,600 seats. It was designed by Percy Lindsay Browne, Son & Harding, for the ...
The Ritz, Forest Hall
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The Ritz, Forest Hall
- Overview Map Street View The 'Ritz' Bingo & Social Club in Forest Hall was originally a cinema. The Ritz cinema, with 1,062 seats, opened on the 9th November 1936 with ...
from Newcastle libraries (flickr)
066449:Empire cinema Grainger Street West Unknown c.1926

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
from Newcastle libraries (flickr)
064166:Savoy cinema Beechgrove Road Elswick Maybury Malcolm 1997

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
Odeon Cinema, Pilgrim Street - Newcastle
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Odeon Cinema, Pilgrim Street - Newcastle
- The former Odeon Cinema on Pilgrim Street in Newcastle collapsed on the evening of 3rd April 2017, just prior to the completion of its planned demolition; luckily no one was ...
The Crown, Middlesbrough
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The Crown, Middlesbrough
- Overview Map Street View The Crown is a prominent building on the corner of Linthorpe Road and Borough Road, Middlesbrough. The building was designed by architect James Forbes, and was ...
The Orion, Westerhope
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The Orion, Westerhope
- Overview Map Street View The Orion is a bingo hall and former cinema on Stamfordham Road in Westerhope. The building was originally an independent cinema known as "The Picture Palace". ...
The Olympia, Northumberland Road, Newcastle
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The Olympia, Northumberland Road, Newcastle
- The original Olympia on Northumberland Road was a general purpose concert hall which opened in 1893. It was destroyed by a fire on the 2nd of December 1907.[1] A replacement ...

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