Regal Super Cinema

80 Manchester Road,
Altrincham, WA14 4RW

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Regal Super Cinema

The Regal Super Cinema Cinema opened on 13th May 1931 with 1,786 seats. It was operated by the Snape & Ward circuit. It was equipped with a Compton 3Manual/11Rank organ with an illuminated console, that was opened by Joseph Seal. The cinema also had a cafe. It was taken over by Union Cinemas Ltd. chain in February 1937, and they were taken over by Associated British Cinemas(ABC) in October 1937.

The Regal Super Cinema was destroyed by a fire after the performance on the evening of 6th/7th January 1956. Its remains were demolished and an office block Roberts House was built on the site.

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CSWalczak
CSWalczak on November 5, 2010 at 10:45 am

This webpage has a picture of the organ console destined for the Regal Super Cinema (p.62 on the right): View link

Buffer
Buffer on May 20, 2016 at 8:28 am

The organ which had been played among others by Norman Crocker, was not removed before the fire so was also lost.

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