Embassy Cinema

210-211 High Holborn,
London, WC1V 7BZ

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Architects: F.W. Foster, Frank T. Verity

Functions: Bank, Office Space

Previous Names: Holborn Cinema

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Embassy Cinema

The Holborn Cinema was opened on 15th October 1910, and was designed by architect F.W. Foster for Holborn Cinemas Ltd. There was a tea lounge upstairs on the first floor.

Alterations were carried out by noted architect Frank T. Verity in September 1923, and it was re-named Embassy Cinema. Live variety shows then supported the main film.

The Embassy Cinema was closed in 1925 and became a small manufacturing premises, used for making metal casements. In later years it became a branch of the Midland Bank, with offices above. In 2008, it operates as a branch of HSBC Bank.

Contributed by Ken Roe
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