Palace Cinema

Robingoodfellow's Lane,
March, PE15 8AQ

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Functions: Furniture Showroom

Previous Names: Picture Palace, Palace Cinema De Luxe

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Palace Cinema

The Palace Cinema opened in 1912 and closed in mid-1930 - either as a result of the introduction of Sound, or it closed due to competition after the nearby Hippodrome had opened in 1928.

It has now been split with a gas fire showroom occupying the foyer and circle and Collingwoods Auction Room occupying the rest of the auditorium. It is little altered inside or out, and still retains the balcony front and screen surround some 80 years after screening its last (silent) film.

Contributed by Ian Grundy

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Ian on May 19, 2007 at 5:32 am

The above text should read “closed prior to 1930” (not in mid 1930).

Photo’s from May 2007 here:–

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Ian on May 19, 2007 at 5:42 am

Also the entrance is in the road which is the other side of the block from Darthill Road. I think, enlarging the google map that it is called Robin Goodfellows Lane. It is a very minor road!

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