Odeon Bolton

Ashburner Street,
Bolton, BL1 1TF

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Perryb
Perryb on November 19, 2012 at 1:51 am

Here’s a photograph of people on the Odeon steps, taken only a few weeks after it first opened

DavidZornig
DavidZornig on December 21, 2008 at 6:40 pm

That was a huge building. Is it me or does “The Aristocats” always seem to be on the marquees of these places?

Nice pic. An old Ford Anglia I believe parked in the middle. With the opposite angled rear window. Like some early `60’s American Mercury’s had.

gordonl
gordonl on March 3, 2007 at 3:38 am

Here’s my short video tribute shot in February 2007 before the major demolition phase.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DsS8dBWYfVI

TimAddyman
TimAddyman on February 3, 2007 at 11:46 pm

Does anyone have any internal pictures from its last years of operation as a bingo hall?

Did/does the interior retains any of its original fittings, doors railings, light fittings etc.

I’d be interested to know.

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on January 30, 2007 at 6:00 am

The Odeon photographed in its opening week;August 1937 playing the opening film Conrad Veidt and Vivien Leigh in “Dark Journey”:
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A photograph from its final years as a Mecca Bingo Club:
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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on January 30, 2007 at 4:31 am

The Odeon photographed in December 1970 when still a single screen, playing the Rank Release:
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