Cineworld Cinema - Stockport

4 Grand Central Square, Wellington Road South,
Stockport, SK1 3TA

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Previously operated by: Cineplex Odeon, Cineworld, MGM Theatres, UGC, Virgin Cinemas

Firms: UNICK Architects

Previous Names: MGM, Virgin, UGC

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Cineworld Cinema - Stockport

A project of Cineplex-Odeon, this opened as the 10-screen MGM on 6th November 1991. It was purchased by Virgin Cinemas in 1996 and re-branded Virgin. Taken over and by UGC and re-branded UGC in October 1999 it was taken over by Cineworld and re-branded Cineworld in November 2005.

Seating capacities in the screens range from 303, down to 84. It was closed on 16th November 2017 as the local council have purchased the leasure park for redevelopment. It was demolished in April/May 2018.

A new Light Cinema opened on the other side of town on 24th November 2017.

Contributed by Ken Roe

Recent comments (view all 5 comments)

Zappomatic on November 11, 2017 at 2:19 pm

Closing on 16 November, according to Cineworld website

PhilipWW on November 13, 2017 at 1:50 am

Is the reason for closing known ? I’m not aware of any new multiplex opening up nearby recently.

Zappomatic on November 13, 2017 at 2:54 am

The retail/leisure park this sits on was bought by the council and is being redeveloped as part of a town centre regeneration, and The Light is opening a cinema on the other side of the town.

Zappomatic on April 24, 2018 at 4:33 am

Demolition to commence this week.

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