Stratford-upon-Avon Picturehouse

Windsor Street,
Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6NL

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Stratford-upon-Avon Picturehouse

The Picturehouse opened on 2nd May 1997, and brought films back to the town for the first time since the previous Picture House closed in 1983.

This two screen cinema has a modern design with the screens seating 208 and 104 being located on the first floor of the building. There is a cafe/bar with an open air terrace for the convenience of patrons. The decorative finishes within the building are in lightwood, white and yellow which give an airy feel to the building.

Contributed by Ken Roe

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MappMan on October 28, 2018 at 7:50 am

The site was originally part of an iron foundry and later a car repairs garage. Rebuilt in 1930s, extended in the 1950s and further extended when converted into a cinema. In September 2018 a planning application was submitted stating that with the recent opening of the Everyman Cinema the Picturehouse was no longer viable. The applicant pointed out that the owner of the building had effectively been subsidising its operation by charging a rent below current local market values. This was to ensure that the town had its own cinema. As the Everyman Cinema now served that function the owner was proposing to demolish the building and replace it with a four storey hotel.

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