6 Victoria Road,
Widnes, WA8 0QY

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Architects: Captain Fred Campbell

Firms: Campbell & Fairhurst

Functions: Retail

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Picturedrome Cinema Waterloo Road Widnes in 1920

Located in Widnes, Lancashire. The Picturedrome was opened on 17th December 1910. It was built for the Weisker Bros. chain, and was designed by architectural firm Campbell & Fairhust of Southport. All seating was on a single raked floor. In 1930 it was equipped with a British Talking Pictures(BTP) sound system, which was replaced by a GB Kalee sound system in the late-1930’s.

The Picturedrome was closed in early-1959. The front of the building has been removed and the auditorium is used by Supply UK Hire Shops.

Contributed by Ken Roe
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