Broadway Cinema, Meir

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Date:1930 - 1939 (c.)

Description:Photograph taken looking south-west. The Broadway cinema was opened on the 14th of December 1936. Built in the Art Deco style, it had an angular design, rounded corners, a "grand staircase" entrance and seating for 1,000 people. It also incorporated a café which looked out towards Meir Aerodrome (now an industrial park). The Broadway cinema was demolished in the early 1970s.

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Source: Lovatt Collection, Stoke on Trent City Archives

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