ABC Riddrie

650 Cumbernauld Road,
Glasgow, G33 2ET

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ABC Riddrie

Located in the Ridderie district of Glasgow near the corner of Cumbernauld Road and New Edinburgh Road. The Rex Cinema was built for the Scottish Cinemas & Variety Theatres chain, part of the Associated British Cinemas(ABC) chain. It opened on 7th December 1931, and was a magnificent example of the ABC type of Art Deco style cinema architecture.

It was re-named ABC in 1961 and was closed on 29th September 1973. It was demolished and a car showroom was built on the site

Contributed by Ken Roe
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