Tinsley Picture Palace

Sheffield Road, Tinsley,
Sheffield, S9

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The Tinsley Picture Palace, located in the Tinsley district of Sheffield, opened on 16th November 1912 with 600 seats, all on a single floor. In 1920 alterations were made to the facade, building it up from a single storey to three storey’s in height. In August 1926 a balcony seating 120 was constructed inside the auditorium.

It was independently operated throughout its life and was closed on 15th February 1958.

Contributed by Ken Roe, Lost Memory

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abcman
abcman on October 17, 2008 at 11:34 am

Western Electric Sound was installed in April 1930, with cinemascope arriving at the Tinsley Picture Palace in March 1955 with Richard Burton & Jean Simmons in ‘The Robe’ being the first feature shown here in this format.The cinema never opened on Sundays and never succumbed to bingo, being a cinema all its life.

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