Odeon cinema, Brighton Road and High Street, Rhyl, Clwyd

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RIBApix ref no RIBA59667
Architect/DesignerBullivant, Robert Andrew (1910-2001)
Weedon, Harry William (1887-1970)
Artist/PhotographerMaltby, John (1910-1980)
CountryUK: Wales
CityRhyl
Subject Date1937
Image Date1937
ViewExterior
StyleArt Deco
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceMAL2201
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit John Maltby / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Robert Bullivant joined the Harry Weedon practice in 1935 and was responsible for the design of the Odeons at Chester, York, Burnley, Exeter and Rhyl. Taken over by Hutchinson in 1969, this cinema was renamed Astra. It was made into a triple screen in 1972 and the stalls were later converted for bingo. It was designated Grade II listed status in 1989. The cinemas closed in 1995 and the building reverted to a single auditorium for bingo.

Subject tags

brickwork, entrances, cinemas, lettering, signs (<design>), cladding, canopies, tiles