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Friern Barnet Photo Archive

New Coronation Cinema, High Road, New Southgate
The Friern Barnet Photo Archive
New Coronation Cinema, High Road, New Southgate

The cinema opened in 1930, and was a popular venue until it closed in 1952. This is the only photo I have of the cinema building, taken just before demolition in 1970. If anyone has a better one, or any taken when it was open, I would be pleased to see them (Colin Barratt Collection)
Picture added on 02 October 2009 at 15:26
Comments:
The cinema closed on the 25th. of March 1953, in respect of the passing of Queen Mary the Queen Mother the previous evening, and never re-opened.
Added by Dave Dunn on 10 January 2011
I believe this building later became offices for the Eastern Gas Board. I was working for them and remember visiting the office about 1970/71. Demolition may have been a year or so later?
Added by Geoff Eldridge on 26 April 2013
This was a depot and offices for Eastern Gas, my Mum worked there as a wages clerk. It was handy because we lived just across the road at 32 Upper Park Road!
Added by Tony Westrope on 21 September 2015
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