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Penguin
August 14th, 2007, 12:12
The Palace Cinema, on Redcar's Esplanade, was originally one of three cinemas, The Palace, seen here in 1923,
http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z23/3xplore/Redcar%20Palace/Palacein1923.jpg

The Central ( named after the plots former use as the central Railway Station) later called the Regent and the Pavillion,
http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z23/3xplore/Redcar%20Palace/centralcin.jpg

demolished in 1965,
http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z23/3xplore/Redcar%20Palace/Centralcinemacomingdownin1965.jpg

and The New Pavillion ( still open, now called the Regent, and run be volunteers)
http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z23/3xplore/Redcar%20Palace/newpav.jpg

The Palace became a Bingo hall in the late 1950's or early 1960's, then an Amusement arcade, the upper floor has not been used since the 1960's but most of the fittings remain intact.

http://www.flashearth.com/?lat=54.618964&lon=-1.065414&z=17.2&r=0&src=msl

I believe this building was open as part of the Heritage open days in either 2005 or 2006

the following photographs were added to a forum, and can now be viewed on http://www.redcar.net/

these are not my photos, and i do not own the copyright, if you the owner of these pics, and you would like them to be removed, please email the moderator

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z23/3xplore/Redcar%20Palace/Palace.jpg

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