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Lost Theatres and Cinemas of New Cross

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Broadway Theatre/Century Cinema 
Location: 506 New Cross Road:


1897 Broadway Theatre by Sprague opened 

           
           
Broadway Theatre renamed Broadway Cinema
Broadway Cinema renamed Century Cinema
1963 Century Cinema closed and demolished 

New Cross Empire 
Location: 483-489 New Cross Road


1899 New Cross Empire, by Frank Matcham, opened 




                      
           
1958 New Cross Empire demolished. 
Replaced by a petrol station and later a car wash

Electric Empire Cinema
Location: 182 New Cross Road: 

1909 Electric Empire Cinema opened 
1917 closed 



New Cross Super Kinema /Gaumont/Venue

Location: New Cross Road and corner of Clifton Rise
1925 New Cross Super Kinema opened on New Cross Road and corner of Clifton Rise. 



New Cross Palais de Danse upstairs
1950 Renamed Gaumont
1960 Gaumont closed 
19** Became Harp Club
1989 Became Venue nightclub.

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