New Plaza Cinema

511 Bury New Road,
Prestwich, M25 3AJ

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New Plaza Cinema

Located in Prestwich to the north of Manchester. The Prestwich Picturedrome was opened prior to 1927 when it was operated by Jacksons' Amusements, Ltd. Around 1930 it was equipped with a Western Electric(WE) sound system. It was listed as (Closed) in 1944.

By 1947 it had re-opened as the New Plaza Cinema, still operated by Jacksons' Amusements, Ltd. By 1957 it had been equipped with CinemaScope and had a 29ft wide proscenium. In later years it was taken over by independent operators and was still open in 1966. It had closed by 1980.

Contributed by Ken Roe
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