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Burley Road no. 181, Burley Picture House, Wordsworth Street


Subject ID:
200356_73409671
Location:
Burley
Subject Year:
1959
Copyright:
West Yorkshire Archive Service
Class number:
WYAS Kirkstall Road (West) Box 61/1, no. 60
Burley Road no. 181, Burley Picture House, Wordsworth Street
Description:
2nd November 1959 View of Burley Picture House with Wordsworth Street on the left and Roberts Place to the right. Kirkstall Road is at the bottom of Wordsworth Street. This cinema opened on 2nd August 1913 (date is on the front, over the word Burley). It was owned by the Burley Picture House Co. Ltd. and was designed by F.W. Rhodes of Upper Wortley, Leeds. The manager of the cinema was Arthur Sutcliffe. There were seats for 161 patrons. It was closed on Saturday 28th February 1959. The last film shown was called 'Passage Under the Sea'. The cinema was demolished. On the right is part of Burley Liberal Club.

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