Cannon Shanklin

8 High Street,
Shanklin, PO37 6LB

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cinemafan78 on April 1, 2014 at 10:12 am

The Regal closed on October 3rd 1986, last film being Poltergeist 2.

FanaticalAboutOdeon on February 19, 2014 at 2:04 am

Shanklin lies on the Island’s south east coast, not the south west.

keiths on October 28, 2013 at 3:59 am

When was it actually demolished?

cinemafan78 on October 20, 2013 at 7:20 am

The Regal closed in Oct ‘86. It didn’t get boarded up till '93.

keiths on June 2, 2009 at 6:47 am

I was in Shanklin in 1990 by which time the building was definitely not boarded up. I was able to look through the front doors, but got the shock of my life when I realised the foyer floor had been removed to reveal nothing but a deep void, which was quite scary!

Simon Overton
Simon Overton on January 26, 2008 at 11:27 am

Ken… Many thanks for the added info. Also the nice photo from “flickr”

Ian on January 18, 2008 at 12:43 am

A photo of the Regal, taken circa 1972, can be found here:–

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