Gaumont Bromley

44 High Street,
Bromley, BR1 1EA

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patjk on January 27, 2013 at 10:29 pm

I was living in Bromley Common in the mid-1950s. My parents ran a grocery store there which, because it had a billboard for the Gaumont outside the shop, gave us free tickets each week. I used them to good effect. However, I seem to remember two other cinemas in Bromley at the same time. One was certainly the Astor (it was called something else by then), but there was a third, near the Astor, and for the life of me I can’t think what it was called. I saw “The Vikings” (1958) there. Does anyone know the name of this cinema?

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on April 6, 2009 at 9:12 am

Here a a couple of vintage photographs of the site of the Gaumont Bromley in 1935:
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A postcard view of Bromley High Street and the Gaumont in the late-1940’s or early 1950’s: