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Hunslet Picture Hall / Queen’s Hall, Leeds
Cinema Address:
4 Norfolk Street, Hunslet, Leeds
Period of Thompson Ownership:
How Acquired by Thompson:
Rented initially short term with Charles Metcalfe and then they took on a lease in 1910.
Had been the South Ward Liberal Club Hall before they converted it.
Other Info:
Close to Crown Point Printing Works from which many customers will have come.
Fate of the Cinema:
Closed in 1917 and later demolished. Ultimately larger site was Wallace Arnold Garage and then Reg Vardy before closing. (2018)
External Links/Sources:

Hunslet Remembered

Location Accuracy: Approximate

Information below is taken from The Kinematograph Yearbooks. The Page reference is from the following year’s edition, when information appeared. Additional information is in italics

Year Ownership Population Seating Capacity Other cinemas in town Manager Shows per day Changes Weekly Prices Variety Sound System Other cinemas with sound Kinematograph Year Book reference
1909 Thompson & Metcalfe
1910 Thompson & Metcalfe
1911 Thompson & Metcalfe
1912 Thompson & Metcalfe
1913 Thompson & Metcalfe 445550 19 338
1914 Thomas Thompson 445550 700 52 477
1915 Thomas Thompson 445505 700 59 372
1916 Thomas Thompson 445505 700 60 419
1917 Thomas Thompson 428968 20 489