New Chapel Street, Mill Hill,
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Located at the corner of New Chapel Street and Queen’s Terrace in the Mill Hill district of Blackburn. The Palladium Cinema was built and opened in 1920. It had a brick and stone facade and projection box, and also the screen end was built similar. The auditorium however was a wooden structure, similar to an army hut.
It was taken over by the Marks Circuit Cinemas Ltd. of Manchester in the mid-1930’s. In the early-1950’s an independent operator took over and it was closed in June 1952 with "Operation Pacific". The old auditorium was dismantled and a new one built a few feet wider than the old one. The cinema re-opened in August 1952, and now had a 20 feet wide proscenium.
The Palladium Cinema was closed in May 1962, and was converted into a Spar supermarket, which remains open in 2011.
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