Liscard Palace Cinema

53 Seaview Road,
Wallasey, CH45 4QW

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Opened in 1911 as the Liscard Electric Palace in Seaview Road, Wallasey, proved to be one of the area’s finest and most popular venues for film entertainment.

The cinema continued to draw crowds right into the 1950s when, as with most UK cinemas, it eventually fell victim to the falling number of cinema-goers.

The Liscard Palace Cinema eventually closed in June of 1959. The building later became a supermarket (Lennons) and then a shoe shop (Shoemarket), which remains to this date.

The Liscard Palace Cinema was a short walk along Seaview Road from the Capitol, Wallasey’s ABC cinema.

Contributed by Ross Campbell

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Lost Memory
Lost Memory on May 5, 2008 at 4:47 pm

This is a photo of a cinema in Wallasey being demolished. Could it be this former cinema?

Diosma
Diosma on January 18, 2010 at 11:38 am

No – it’s the former Apollo 6 (formerly Gaumont Palace theatre), also in Wallasey. It’s now a block of flats.

So sad…..

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on January 18, 2010 at 12:41 pm

No!, Looking at other photos in the set and comparing them to interior photographs in the book ‘The Silver Screens of Wirrel’ by Clive Garner, it is the former Capitol Cinema/ABC Wallasey. The former Gaumont Palace/Apollo 6 never had a balcony, it was a stadium plan cinema.

Picturedrome
Picturedrome on August 2, 2010 at 4:27 pm

The Gaumont Palace (Egremont) was built so low because of ancient “Rights to Light”.

Picturedrome
Picturedrome on August 2, 2010 at 4:43 pm

Photo of Liscard Palace.
The front was rebuilt just after WW2:
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