Savoy Cinema

1649-1651 Pershore Road,
Kings Norton,
Birmingham, B30 3DR

Unfavorite No one has favorited this theater yet

Savoy Cinema

Viewing: Photo | Street View

Located in the Kings Norton district to the south of Birmingham. Intimate little theatre with a nice foyer and a circle upstairs. It has been turned into a plumbing factory known as ‘Savoy Works’

Contributed by Derek L.Hunt

Recent comments (view all 4 comments)

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on November 18, 2004 at 11:19 am

The street address of the Savoy Cinema is 1649-1651 Pershore Road, Stirchley, Birmingham. It originally opened in 1923 as a silent cinema and music hall known as the Kings Norton Palace of Varieties (later known as the Palace Cinema).

In 1933 it was refurbished and modernised and re-opened as the Savoy Cinema. A monthly programme for 1938 is headed ‘The Savoy, Kings Norton’. It closed on 2nd February 1958 and was converted into industrial use, known as Savoy Works.

Strangely, the only ‘Savoy Cinema’ I have records of in my listings of Birmingham cinemas (various Kine Yearbooks) is the Savoy, Breedon Cross, Kings Norton which had a seating capacity of 950.

demaine
demaine on November 18, 2004 at 2:26 pm

The savoy cinema was at the place know as breedon cross.The reason for this was because it was opposite a public house known as the breedon,which was destroyed by fire,demolished,and are now turned into a block of flats.

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on November 18, 2004 at 2:39 pm

Thank’s for clarifying that Derek.

Mike_Blakemore
Mike_Blakemore on October 2, 2011 at 10:34 pm

From 1958 Become “Art Display Services Ltd” Poster contractors for ABC Cinemas…. Remember being sent there for Posters while with ABC….

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