Arcadia Cinema

2 Cheapside,
Spennymoor, DL16 1DJ

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terry on December 15, 2018 at 2:25 pm

2 photos uploaded showing the Arcadia as it was after the rebuild of 1931.

terry on August 10, 2013 at 11:53 am

The Arcadia Cinema closed early in 1963 and became the ‘Arcadia Bingo’. In the 1980’s it was acquired by The Noble Organisation who split the building into a smaller Bingo Hall and an amusement arcade. The impressive main entrance was abandoned and relocated to the side of the building.

It briefly sported the name ‘Essoldo Bingo’(Nobles had taken them over and used the name at certain venues. This must have confused the natives as the original Essoldo was just a few yards away………