Capitol cinema, Upper High Street, Tonbridge, Kent

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RIBApix ref no RIBA59731
Artist/PhotographerMaltby, John (1910-1980)
CountryUK: England
CityTonbridge
Subject Date1926
Image Date1938
ViewExterior
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceMAL3148
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit John Maltby / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This cinema was created in the former Public Hall after World War I. Damaged by fire in 1926, it was rebuilt as a cinema. It operated as a cinema until the 1960s when it was converted into a bingo hall. The building was gutted by fire in 1997 and it was subsequently demolished.

Subject tags

neon lighting, entrances, cinemas, lettering, signs (<design>), canopies, vehicles