Staffordshire news and blogs Tuesday 23 January 2018


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Friday Photo: The Royalty, Harborne

6 Jan 17

Today ‘s Friday photo is of the neglected looking Royalty Cinema in Harborne.

Opening in October 1930, the building was originally designed by architect Horace G. Bradley for Selly Oak Pictures Ltd. It is now Grade II listed and one of many cinemas Bradley designed for locations throughout Birmingham. The cinema closed in 1963 and was used intermittently as a bingo hall. One of the reasons for listing given by English Heritage was the completeness…

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