Odeon Blackpool

Rigby Road,
Blackpool, FY1 5EP

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Previously operated by: Odeon Cinemas Group

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Located slightly out of the town centre on the site of the Blackpool Rugby Club opposite the tram depot. The Odeon 10-screen multiplex replaced the original 1939-built Odeon in the town centre (it has its own page on Cinema Treasures as Funny Girls). It opened on the 7th December 1998 with try-out screenings, officially opening on 16th December 1998 with actress’s Jane Horrocks & Brenda Blethyn attending a screening of “Little Voice”. Seating capacities in the screens range from 420, down to 137.

On 5th May 2023 it was announced that the Odeon would close on 5th June 2023.

Contributed by Ken Roe

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on May 29, 2008 at 10:55 am

The Odeon Blackpool, photographed in November 2007:
A night-time view in August 2007:

Ian on May 29, 2008 at 12:56 pm

Interior shot of one of the bland multiplex auditoria here:–


Ian on August 21, 2022 at 11:03 am

In August 2022 Austringer Capital was granted permission to convert the building at Festival Leisure Park into four food and drink units and family entertainment centre. Odeon are expected to terminate their lease when the Hounds Hill multiplex opens in 2023.

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