Odeon cinema, Leicester Square, under construction, London: the tower nearing completion in September 1937

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RIBApix ref no RIBA59651
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 ReferenceMAL2069
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

towers, cinemas, construction sites, scaffolding