Grand Theatre

High Street,
Leek, ST13

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DaveJ on June 27, 2017 at 2:06 am

Thanks for amending info in your description

DaveJ on June 26, 2017 at 8:07 am

I was chief projectionist at the Grand from 1984 to 86 and showed the final film “Santa Claus the movie”. Just thought I`d correct a couple of things; 1. Conversion to three screens; screen one was in the circle and two and three in the stalls. 2.Screen 1 (old circle) was converted to bingo 1983/4 leaving two screens in the old stalls

Shaun Green
Shaun Green on May 29, 2012 at 2:48 am

Shaun Green on 1987 I took this photo of the Grand Cinema about 12 months after it closed for good.

Mike_Blakemore on September 30, 2011 at 3:03 pm

Buxton High peak also owned “The Regal” which was near by.. That had 621 seats Screen 21' wide. I visited Regal when the Bingowas stripped out.

Mike_Blakemore on September 30, 2011 at 3:00 pm

Correction Seating capacity was 662 when a single screen.. Before Hutchinson owning the Grand it was Buxton High Peak Entertainments Ltd., Converted to a Triple by Modernisation Ltd.,

woody on July 6, 2007 at 2:03 am

grainy bw photo i took shortly after closure

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on July 19, 2005 at 5:04 am

Originally opened in 1909 as the Grand Theatre & Hippodrome it became the Hippodrome Theatre in 1915. In 1931 it was re-modelled and began cinema use re-named the New Grand Theatre with a seating capacity of 1,758.

Revs1954 on December 7, 2003 at 2:44 pm

The theatre/cinema has now been demolished to make way for housing on the site.
R Martin. Leek