Cannon Castleford

4 Albion Street,
Castleford, WF10 1EW

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The Albion Picture Palace opened on 31st January 1927 and became part of the Associated British Cinemas(ABC) circuit in June 1932. It was an early disposal, going to Star Cinemas chain in 1957 who were responsible for tripling the cinema becoming Studios 1-3, with screen 1 in the former circle with 350 seats, and screens 2 and 3 in the former stalls with 110 and 100 seats.

It was taken over by the Cannon Cinemas chain and renamed Cannon, but closed in April 1987. It was later converted to a nightclub.

Contributed by Ian Grundy

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Ian
Ian on February 5, 2006 at 6:20 am

Exterior photo of the derelict building here:–

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chaos111
chaos111 on April 14, 2006 at 10:30 pm

The old albion cinema has been opened again as a nightclub called “Bondai Beech” and has a plastic shark’s head attached to the front of the building.A crying shame!!!!

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