An added attraction was the Regal cafe. Waverley planners gave the green light in June for the demolition of Chiddingfold Club, one of the largest local live music venues, and the erection of an “enabling” residential development to fund a smaller meeting place and new homes. After years of delay — presumably for commercial reasons — work on the former Robins cinema site on the London Road is now under way. You must login before making a comment. Staines ‘It is scary what this world is coming to’: Share Facebook Twitter Email Google. Regarding the lad who burned it down 3 years ago? The original decoration was still visible on the outside wall.

A rarely seen oddity in the original projection room now serving screen 1 was a small room to the right of the projection room with a large port window and speaker for viewing films in the auditoria. People adjacent to the building had to be evacuated, the local TA provided food for them whilst the council found them accommodation for the night. Photos may not be used without permission. The Atalanta ballroom in Woking , or The Ata as it was also known, was locally famous for its sprung dance floor, which was supposed to be one of the best in Surrey, if not the south-east. The Cannon closed on 17th February and re-opened the following day as part of the independent Robins Cinemas chain, re-named Robins Cinema. Staines Police arrest Staines man, 29, after alleged stabbing in Gloucester Crescent Residents said they no longer feel safe in the neighbourhood. Originally planned as the Astoria Cinema, it was taken over during construction by the County Cinemas circuit and opened on 27th August as the Regal Cinema.

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I’ll remember to click it in future Cllr Longden said it was a great shame that the cinema was to close and felt very sorry for the staff. Godstone Ghost dogs, highwaymen and smugglers – 10 Surrey pubs rich in history. A series of ideas, including live music Fridays, a weekly rock club and an overs disco, failed to excite potential punters and promoters found themselves struggling to cover the costs of staging such events.


Staines ‘It is scary what this world is coming to’: Cakberley stopped off to see a good mate who ronins not far from it, and their mate heard me saying about me going there so all 3 of us went. I have a backup wind up torch, but Robin always forget it and leave it in the car. There was a staff only door from the cinema foyer into the snooker club. Thank you for subscribing See our privacy notice. Notify me of new posts via email.

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So on my return trip, with 2 torches!! Why go through a door when there’s a perfectly good window? Login or Sign up. It was a ballroom in the early s and the club owns a programme advertising how the venue is ideal to cimema parties “should the maid be tired”.

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Disgusting it was knocked down in the first place! Tilford The Wellington Arms serves camberle and ale from its very own microbrewery in Surrey. During its lifetime it had various refurbishments and many different owners and name changes. A quite freaky coincidence happened on my second visit.

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During the next two decades the venue was to host some of the biggest names to grace the world of rock and pop and was home to one or two historical events. The Guildford Civic Hall opened in among much pomp and ceremony on a night that the Surrey Advertiser described as “comparable to an event in London’s West End”. No one has favorited this theater yet. rboins


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Back inwhich seems much longer ago than it really is, the ex and me borrowed some kids to go and see the Antz movie, it was the second CGI film released after Toy Story, the first film released by DreamWorks Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.

Such things do, of course, come down to money. An added attraction was the Regal cafe.

Instead of being knocked down during the redevelopment, the old Centre Halls theatre was incorporated into the new complex. Login to Your Account.

Staines Police arrest Staines man, 29, after alleged stabbing in Gloucester Crescent Residents said they no longer feel safe in the neighbourhood. The building had been robns as a nightclub for 20 years, formerly known as Cheeks and Vox, and before that it was the Picture Palace cinema. Init was re-named Odeon.

We used to have a cinema nicknamed the flea pit also rumour was ” you got a bottle and a hammer and if you caught 6 you got your money back! And, sadly, the building had been damaged by cibema -the whole back end where the screen was would have had to be rebuilt.

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