Palace Cinema

Mill Street,
Bredbury, SK6 1QH

Unfavorite No one has favorited this theater yet

Additional Info

Functions: Pool Hall

Styles: Tudor Revival

Previous Names: Picture Palace, Cinema Playhouse

Nearby Theaters

Palace Cinema

Located in Bredbury, 3 miles north east of Stockport. The Picture Palace was opened in May 1914. It became the Palace Cinema and talkies were introduced in March 1931. The proscenium was 21ft wide. On 22nd September 1950 it was re-named Cinema Playhouse when the Bradbury Players presented the play “The Paragon” and the building presented a mixed programme of films and stage plays until 16th May 1953.

It re-opened as the Palace Cinema again on 25th May 1953 and was operated by the Tatton chain. It closed as a cinema in November 1961, and reopened as a bingo club on 1st December 1961. The bingo club closed in 1971 and it then re-opened as the Palace Cinema again! screening “Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines” on 12th August 1971. In May 1972 it screened its final film and returned to use as a bingo club.

In 2005 it was a snooker club and it remains so in 2015.

Contributed by Harry Rigby
You must login before making a comment.

New Comment

Subscribe Want to be emailed when a new comment is posted about this theater?
Just login to your account and subscribe to this theater.