southlondon guide.co.uk the definitive guide to South East & South West London
Lost Cinemas of the Old Kent Road  
SLG Home
Home History Information Property Advertise
SL Districts


Old Kent Road Picture Palace/Picture House
Location: 42-44 Old Kent Road


1910 Old Kent Road Picture Palace. opened (1,450 seats) 
1956 Picture House closed.


Camberwell Electric Theatre/Nelson Electric Theatre
Location: 388 Old Kent Road


1911 Camberwell Electric Theatre (later Nelson Electric Theatre)
1931 Cinema closed


Palasino Electric cinema/Astoria cinema
Location: 593-613 Old Kent Road


1915 Palasino Electric cinema 
1930 Astoria cinema built on the site
1939 Acquired by Odeon chain (kept its name)
1968 Astoria closed. 

 

 

 

 

1984 demolished (now Magnet Superstore)


Regal South Bermondsey/ABC (Bermondsey?)
Location: 810 Old Kent Road 



1937
Regal - ABC 1963. 810 Old Kent Road Closed 1974
1963-1974 ABC -  then bingo
1981 demolished (now Mercedes car showroom + flats)

Old Kent Road History
South London Guide



 
Abbey Wood
Anerley & Penge
Beckenham
Bermondsey
Bexley
Blackheath
Borough
Brixton
Brockley
Bromley
Camberwell
Catford
Charlton
Croydon
Crystal Palace
Deptford
Dulwich Village
East Dulwich
Elephant and Castle
Eltham
Forest Hill
Greenwich
Herne Hill
Kennington
Lee
Lewisham
New Cross
Old Kent Road
Peckham
Rotherhithe
Southbank
Sydenham
Walworth
West Norwood
Woolwich

 

Dulwich Design
(c) South London Guide 2010