TF1309 : Former Empire Cinema, Market Deeping

taken 4 years ago, near to Market Deeping, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Former Empire Cinema, Market Deeping
Former Empire Cinema, Market Deeping
The 500-seat Empire Cinema on Church Street was opened in September 1928. It was upgraded to show CinemaScope films in 1956 and closed in May 1963; the last film shown there was "Mr. Hobbs Takes A Vacation", an American comedy from 1962 starring James Stewart and Maureen O'Hara.
The building subsequently served for many years as a car showroom, with its Art Deco frontage being preserved. It reopened as a gym in 2014 with the name being chosen to reflect the building's original function.

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TF1309, 100 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 2 May, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 5 May, 2015
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Former (from Tags)
Cinema  Empire Cinema 
Primary Subject of Photo
Gym 
Building (from Tags)
Art Deco 
Architecture (from Tags)
Art Deco 
Style (from Tags)
Art Deco 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 1382 0997 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:40.5294N 0:19.0803W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 1384 0998
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Gym  Gymnasium  Cinema (Former)  Cinema (Converted)  Former Empire Cinema  Art Deco Cinema  Art Deco  Art Deco Style  Art-Deco 

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