Odeon cinema, Leicester Square, under construction, London: erection of the ventilation cowl in September 1937

RIBApix ref no RIBA59648
Architect/DesignerMather, Andrew (1891-1938)
Weedon, Harry William (1887-1970)
Artist/PhotographerMaltby, John (1910-1980)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1937
Image Date1937
ViewExterior
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceMAL2045
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit John Maltby / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Built on the site of the Moorish-style Alhambra Theatre, demolished in 1936, this was the London flagship cinema of the Odeon group, opening on 2nd November 1937.

Subject tags

cinemas, workers, construction sites, cranes, heating and ventilating