Scala Cinema

18 Church Street,
Doncaster, DN3 3AG

Unfavorite No one has favorited this theater yet

Located in the Armthorpe district to the northeast of Doncaster, on Church Street adjacent to the Plough Hotel. The Scala Cinema was opened in 1929 with 1,400-seats. It was equipped with a Morrison sound system which was later replaced by a Western Electric(WE) sound system. It had a 20ft wide proscenium. It was still open in 1958, by which time a CinemaScope screen measuring 28ft x 18ft had been installed (possibly in front of the original proscenium?). The seating capacity had been reduced to 893-seats. It had closed by 1963 and the front section of the building had been demolished to convert into a motor car showroom for Armthorpe Motors.

I has since been demolished and the site is now an extension to the car park for Netto (now Morrisons) supermarket.

Contributed by Ken Roe
You must login before making a comment.

New Comment

Subscribe Want to be emailed when a new comment is posted about this theater?
Just login to your account and subscribe to this theater