Curtain raised on lost picture palaces
LONDON, ENGLAND — This article in This is Local London delves into the history of some near-forgotten cinemas.
Another Gaumont cinema, in Rosehill, still stands as a bingo club in Bishopsford Road.
The building, designed by Harry Weston, was a shrine to modernism with its vertical windows and geometric patterns.
Circle motifs in the foyer resembled aircraft roundels and those on the wall recalled a ship’s portholes.