Castle Picture Theatre

17-21 Castle Street,
Cardiff, CF10 1BT

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Castle Picture Theatre

Viewing: Photo | Street View

A few features remain which reveal the early days of this building (now a camping store) as a cinema which opened on or just after 20th November 1913 and closed in 1921.

The first radio broadcasts in the area were made from part of the same building, and the auditorium was converted into a garage circa 1930.

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geoffjc
geoffjc on April 26, 2013 at 12:47 am

Recently altered to a convenience store and less of the interior is now accessible. Streetview image needs updating, the auditorium building can be seen from Westgate Street through the car park at the rear of the Angel Hotel. The remaining frontage on Castle Street and the side of the building in Womanby Street, altered for use as a garage in the 1920’s are still visible. Original plans can be seen at the Glamorgan Archive.

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