Ravenhill Road, Fforestfach,
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A very basic looking two level auditorium community hall that plays host to many things. Very undistinctive on the outside-very obvious amongst all the housing surrounding it.
It is listed in Kinematograph Yearbooks from at least 1944 as the Walfare Institute and later as the Welfare Cinema by 1954. Initially the proscenium was 26feet wide but by 1954 it is listed with a 28feet wide proscenium with the screen size 18feet x 13feet. A 30feet wide Cinemascope screen had been fitted by 1957. It operated until around 1962 as a full time cinema, and then possible bingo use with occassional film shows.
Maybe someone could give much greater details than I remember.
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