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Empire, Whitley Bay
Cinema Address:
35 Esplanade, Whitley Bay, Tyne & Wear
Period of Thompson Ownership:
1927-1928. Sold to Denman Picture Houses Ltd.
How Acquired by Thompson:
Fate of the Cinema:
Became ballroom then bingo and finally as night club ( Alletsa Ballroom and later Sylvesters). Demolished c2012
External Links/Sources:

Cinema Theatre Association

Location Accuracy: Accurate
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 Further Details
1927 North of England Cinemas Ltd. 11,436 2 Continuous 6d - 1s Stage 9ft deep 481
1928 North of England Cinemas Ltd. Sold to Denman Picture Houses Ltd.

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