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iwrotethis commented about Adelphi Theatre on Aug 31, 2011 at 9:47 am

The Adelphi is still standing (in use for bingo) but is located much further along Bath Road than indicated in this listing. Try SL1 3UA on StreetView – south side of the road, adjacent to Adelphi Gardens (naturally).

iwrotethis commented about Odeon Cheltenham on Dec 20, 2006 at 11:41 pm

In the light of JMQ’s excellent website, I’m pleased to say I stand corrected: there seems to be much in the way of original features that could be preserved if the building were to be restored to its original state. Here’s hoping…

iwrotethis commented about Odeon Cheltenham on Nov 6, 2006 at 3:09 am

The Odeon Cheltenham closed down permanently on 5th November 2006. Odeon management cited competition from the nearby Cineworld multiplex as the main cause.

As the building is, architecturally, a shadow of its former self and furthermore has been messily subdivided, it seems inevitable that the land will be sold off and the building destroyed.