Odeon Ipswich

Lloyds Avenue,
Ipswich, IP1 3HT

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Architects: George Coles

Functions: Bingo Hall

Styles: Art Deco

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Odeon Ipswich

Opened on 7th September 1936 with Ned Sparks in “Two’s Company” and Ben Lyon in “Dancing Feet”. The Odeon was a stylish addition to Oscar Deutsch’s Odeon circuit.

It was tripled in 1975 and closed on 3rd July 1982 with screenings of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”, “Quest For Fire”, and “Coalminer’s Daughter”.

It was de-tripled and converted into a bingo hall first Top Rank and currently Mecca which remains open today.

Contributed by KenRoe

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Ian on December 19, 2007 at 11:53 am

Older interior photos from 1987 (as Top Rank bingo) here:–

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on September 27, 2010 at 9:56 am

A vintage photograph of one of the light fittings located beside the proscenium splay wall:
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