Odeon Colchester

Crouch Street,
Colchester, CO 3ES

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HowardBHaas
HowardBHaas on June 14, 2013 at 4:37 am

Plans to turn it reconstruct the facade & into residences http://www.gazette-news.co.uk/news/10469546.__14_million_plans_for_former_Odeon_site_unveiled/

eggplant_casserole
eggplant_casserole on March 7, 2012 at 9:48 am

This cinema was due to be turned into a nightclub, but plans were abandoned this year and it looked like it was to be knocked down:

http://www.gazette-news.co.uk/news/local/colchester/9457694.Owner_of_old_Odeon_in_Colchester_says_he_may_pull_it_down/

However, it has now been put on the market… for £1.5 million!

http://www.gazette-news.co.uk/news/local/colchester/9572446.Derelict_Odeon_cinema_is_up_for_sale_at___1_5m/

If you fancy owning your own cinema, here’s the sale page:

http://www.whybrow.net/pr_details.php?id=833

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on November 16, 2009 at 6:55 pm

A photo from 2000 is here.

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on June 27, 2008 at 10:04 am

A protest against the planned conversion into nightclub use in January 2004:
http://flickr.com/photos/daydreamerpete/278389278/
Exterior in January 2007:
http://flickr.com/photos/filmfan/363606835/
Another view in April 2007:
http://flickr.com/photos/90234080@N00/475050557/

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on October 26, 2006 at 8:33 am

Three photographs:-
As the Regal Cinema in October 1949 playing the Odeon circuit release.
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Still known as the Regal Cinema in this April 1956 view, playing the Odeon circuit release.
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As the Odeon in December 1970 playing the Rank circuit release.
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