Troxy Cinema

490 Commercial Road,
London, E1 0HX

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Ian
Ian on November 6, 2013 at 1:23 am

Some recent photos of the Troxy (taken October 2103) here:–

EXTERIOR

FOYER

CLOAKROOM

AUDITORIUM CEILING

STAGE FROM BALCONY

JimLin
JimLin on July 14, 2010 at 10:09 pm

The Troxy in July 2010:

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on January 17, 2010 at 9:17 am

A photograph of the auditorium, looking back from the front stalls in June 2008:
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Close-up detail of the organ grille in the splay wall, adjacent to the proscenium:
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Ian
Ian on September 9, 2007 at 8:26 am

The Banqueting Hall is now open. These are September 2007 photos:–

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on August 20, 2006 at 4:09 am

Mecca Bingo moved out of the former Troxy Cinema building in late May 2006 and all signage has been removed. It is to be converted into a banqueting hall.

exciterlamp
exciterlamp on May 25, 2006 at 6:00 am

Walter Forrest, the nephew of George Coles, told me an amusing story about the chimney of the pub referred to above. If you look at the photo you will see that the stack rises up against the side wall of the Troxy. Fire regulations dictated that the stack had to be above the level of the adjacent building. Apparently, its length and height caused such a draught that it was impossible to sit by the fire reading a newspaper without the paper being sucked up the chimney. The architects were called back to remedy the situation!

Ian
Ian on April 28, 2006 at 3:47 am

Another view of the Troxy – showing the pub that seemingly refused to go away when the cinema was designed!

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delliston
delliston on February 14, 2006 at 2:12 am

My mother who is now 80 years old used to sing on the stage at The Troxy in the early 1940s. She grew up in the East End and was one of eleven children. Her name was Annie Reed and stands only 4ft 10 inches tall, with ringlets in her hair. I would be interested to hear from anyone who maybe remembers her or if anyone has any advertising relating to the shows.