SD3036 : The Grand Theatre

taken 4 years ago, near to Blackpool, Great Britain

The Grand Theatre
The Grand Theatre
The leading Victorian theatre architect, Frank Matcham, was
commissioned by Thomas Sergenson to build 'the best, prettiest and
cosiest theatre possible' and the Grand was opened on July 23 1894.

In 1973 the theatre was saved from demolition at a public inquiry and, in
1977, was refurbished and opened as a bingo hall.

It was bought by the Grand Theatre Trust in 1980, reopened as a theatre
on March 23 1981, and two months later was officially opened by the
Prince of Wales at a Royal Variety Show.
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SD3036, 719 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 29 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 7 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure 
Date (from Tags)
1973  1894 
Person (from Tags)
Thomas Sergenson 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 3072 3618 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:49.0358N 3:3.2266W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 3071 3619
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Grade II(star) Listed Building 

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