Majestic Cinema

21 Oswald Road,
Scunthorpe, DN15 7PU

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Majestic Cinema

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Located on the corner of Oswald Road and Mary Street. The Majestic Cinema was opened in 1927. It had a seating capacity of 972, in stalls and circle levels. There was also a cafe for the convenience of patrons.

In late-1934, it was taken over by the Star Cinemas chain based in Leeds. The Majestic Cinema was tripled in 1979, and was re-named Studio 5-6-7. Taken over by the Cannon Group in 1986, they only operated it for a short while and the cinema was sold to Gerald Parkes, and it was re-named Majestic Cinema.

By 1990, another two screens had been added in former unused spaces, including the former cafe. The Majestic Cinema was closed in February 2003 due to the 7-screen UCI (now Vue) multiplex opening in the town. It was demolished in March 2007, and the empty site is currently used for car parking.

Contributed by Ken Roe
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