Alexandra Cinema

28-30 Castle Street,
Stockport, SK3 9AD

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Architects: S. Bradley, W. Bradley, Charles Hartley

Functions: Beauty Salon

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Alexandra Cinema

Located in the suburb of Edgeley, south west of Stockport town centre. It is listed in the Kinematograph Year Book’s(KYB) from 1927. In 1929 it was expanded to the plans of architect Charles Hartley. In 1938 reconstruction work was carried out to the plans of architect S. Bradley & W. Bradley. It was still listed in the KYB in 1954 but had gone from listings by 1962. It had a Western Electric(WE) sound system and a proscenium width of 25ft.

In 2005 a branch of the Cheshire Building Society operated from the building and by 2015 it was a hair & beauty lounge.

Contributed by Harry Rigby

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David Rayner
David Rayner on March 1, 2016 at 10:05 am

I remember my father taking me here on a number of occasions and one film I particularly remember seeing here was PLYMOUTH ADVENTURE, an MGM Technicolor historical epic starring Spencer Tracy and Gene Tierney. That was in September, 1953, when I was 6 and a half.

Biffaskin on December 19, 2023 at 12:11 pm

The cinema was remodelled for Jefton Entertainments Ltd. circuit who were the operators in 1938.

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