Palace Cinema

Bryn Street,
Ashton-in-Makerfield, WN4 9AU

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Located in the Lancashire town of Ashton-in-Makerfield, near Wigan. The Royal Picture Palace was opened in May 1910. All seating was on a single level.

It was taken over by the Associated British Cinemas(ABC) chain on 27th February 1936 and re-named Palace Cinema. It was at this time than a new plain facade was added to the building. They closed the Palace Cinema on 2nd April 1966.

It now operates as the Palace Arcade, containing several retail units.

Contributed by Ken Roe

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CSWalczak
CSWalczak on July 19, 2012 at 12:30 pm

There is a c. 1930 picture of the theatre here which will enlarge if clicked upon.

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