Odeon cinema, Asburner Street, Bolton, Lancashire: the auditorium seen from upper circle left

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RIBApix ref no RIBA59630
Architect/DesignerWeedon, Harry William (1887-1970)
Artist/PhotographerMaltby, John (1910-1980)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1937
Image Date1937
StyleArt Deco
Library ReferenceMAL1953
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit John Maltby / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Modernized in 1960 and closed as an Odeon in 1983, this cinema reopened the same year as a bingo hall. Renamed Mecca, it closed in 2004. It was demolished in 2007 to make way for a hotel, residential and retail complex.

Subject tags

balconies, cinemas, auditoria, seating, draperies, curtains