Odeon cinema, Leicester Square under construction, London: the erection of the tower structure in August

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RIBApix ref no RIBA14563
Architect/DesignerMather, Andrew (1891-1938)
Weedon, Harry William (1887-1970)
Artist/PhotographerMaltby, John (1910-1980)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1937
Image Date1937
ViewWorm's-eye
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceMAL1944
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, construction sites, scaffolding