ABC Broughton

317 Bury New Road, Higher Broughton,
Salford, M7 2YN

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Del1912
Del1912 on April 23, 2013 at 3:24 pm

I was the last ever Manager of this cinema when it closed in 1973. We held an after the show staff party in the foyer area on the last night. It was a sad night but a great party. I spent the next two weeks clearing and transfering stocks etc to other sites before the final boarding-up process. Following this I went on relief duties to other ABC Cinemas in the area.

DelBoy
DelBoy on June 19, 2012 at 2:18 pm

In 1968, the manager was Dave Keats who, at various times of day, used to frequent a nearby pub called ‘The Post Office’.

If the District Manager phoned the cinema during one of Dave’s absences, the staff would always say “He’s at the Post Office”.

And he usually was. ;)

Ian
Ian on February 1, 2008 at 10:56 am

Photo of the Rialto here:–

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