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The Palladium Cinema, Hockley.
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Voltman, How sad to see those pictures of the Palladium, I often went there in the 30/40's, sometimes had to sneak in the Exit at the bottom end, when I had no money to get in, a wonderful place for youngsters like me and the wonderful films they had on. Brookieboy
Quote: Brookieboy wrote in post #5Voltman, Forgot to mention the lovely shops that were nearby, I had my first suit from the outfitters nearby when i was sixteen. Brookieboy
I can barely believe there were shops as well. I suppose the flyover ruined the place and then there's no going back once the decay sets in. I'm so glad you guys have some memories to share, it seems it was already shut when I first went near it to buy fixings from Woods & Hughes Ltd.
Quote: Slow Jo wrote in post #6There was another little cinema up soho road, between thornhill road and stafford road, it was called the elite i see thats gone as well .Spent a few wet sunday afternoons in there.
I remember that one, in the late 70s it was showing indian films, before they were called Bollywood movies. I often drove past it, the only times I stopped was to buy samosas from the London Sweet Centre.