Windsor Cinema

Wilton Road,
Nottingham, NG7 3AJ

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The Windsor Radford Nottingham in July 2004

Located in the northwest Nottingham district of Radford, on the corner of Harley Road and Wilton Road. The Windsor Cinema was opened on 29th June 1939 with Ray Milland in “Men with Wings”. It was independently operated. Designed by Nottingham based architect Alfred J. Thraves, it had a 60 feet tower feature on the left of the fa├žade. Inside the auditorium seating was provided in stalls and circle levels. There were decorative grilles on each side of the 29 feet wide proscenium. It was equipped with a Western Electric(WE) sound system.

It was equipped with CinemaScope in 1955. The Windsor Cinema was last advertised on 9th March 1962 with Terrence Stamp in “Billy Budd” and “Goalbreak”. It operated until June 1962 before its final closure.

The building is today in retail used as a United Carpets & Bed Warehouse.

Contributed by Ken Roe

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grimbling
grimbling on February 25, 2018 at 7:43 pm

In the ‘60s this was the Players No.6 gift showroom where we exchanged the cigarette coupons for stuff (to make us feel good about smoking!)

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