Scala Cinema

23 Newport Road,
Middlesbrough, TS1 1LE

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Previously operated by: Associated British Cinemas Ltd., Levy Circuit

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The Scala Newport Road Middlesbrough

In Middlesbrough, on Teeside, the Scala Cinema was opened by the Levy Circuit of Birmingham headed by Sol Levy, on 17th May 1920, a conversion of a church. It had 800 seats. It was later enlarged to 1,100-seats. The proscenium was 22ft wide.

It was taken over by Associated British Cinemas(ABC) in December 1935 and had been equipped with a British Acoustic(BA) sound system. It was closed on 22nd April 1940.

It was re-opened by 1947, operated by Plaza Cinema (Newsham) Ltd., but closed for good in 1957.

Contributed by David Simpson

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Buffer on October 20, 2018 at 11:37 am

This opened as the Oak Wine bar and nightclub in 2012.

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