Tyne and Wear HER(7963): Throckley, Bank Field Terrace, The Picture and Variety Palace - Details
Throckley, Bank Field Terrace, The Picture and Variety Palace
Shown on third edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch to 1 mile of 1920. The planning application for the picture theatre was made in 1912. The building was to be single storey, 70 feet long by 45 feet wide, and constucted of timber with a corrugated iron roof. The picture theatre was demolished by 1952 and the site was turned into a car park in the 1970s.
Ordnance Survey third edition 1920; deposited building plans TWAS UD/Nb/44/926; Frank Manders, 1991, Cinemas of Newcastle, page 87; Frank Manders, 2005, Cinemas of Newcastle, page 132