Grand cinema, 180 Lord Street, Southport, Merseyside: the auditorium seen from the Grand Stalls

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RIBApix ref no RIBA59746
Architect/DesignerTonge, George Edward (b. 1878)
Artist/PhotographerMaltby, John (1910-1980)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1938
Image Date1938
StyleArt Deco
Library ReferenceMAL3351
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit John Maltby / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Built in 1923 as a garage and car showroom, the building was converted into a luxury cinema by George E. Tonge in 1938. It closed in 1967 and was converted into a bingo hall. It was designated Grade II listed status and latterly has operated as a casino.

Subject tags

interior decoration, cinemas, lamps, lighting fixtures, ceilings, lighting, auditoria, seating