ABC London Road
108 London Road, Cemetery Junction,
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Located to the east of Reading city centre. The Granby Cinema was opened on 2nd September 1935. It had a cafe, for the convenience of its patrons. At opening it was independently operated, and was taken over by the Mayfair Cinema chain in 1941. In August 1943, they were taken over by the Associated British Cinemas(ABC) chain.
It was re-named ABC Granby (to avoid confusion with the ABC Reading (former Central Cinema). Later re-named ABC London Road, it was modernised in 1969 and became a 70mm roadshow cinema for the town.
The ABC London Road was closed on 27th November 1982 with "Creepshow", and the building was demolished in 1987.
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