Swinton Picture Theatre (Swinton)

The Swinton Picture Theatre was at 11 Station Road, Swinton, Lancashire now Manchester 27, Greater Manchester and opened in 1925.

The Swinton Picture Theatre appeared in the Kinematography Yearbook of 1927 - 1929, 1931 under that name. At about this time it was taken over by the J F Emery Circuit of 26 Cross Street, Manchester and by 1931 had been renamed The Plaza Cinema. The ownership of the club was now in the hands of Swinton Entertainment Ltd of which J. F. Emery was managing director. It also appeared in the Kinematography Yearbook of 1936. The Emery Circuit operated The Plaza Cinema till 1957.

It later became The New Plaza Ballroom in 1957?

John H Warburg - 20 August 2023

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