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ABC, Hackney, London

Photographed in Summer 1994, the former Regal Cinema/ABC/Mayfair had been in use as a snooker club, but had closed at the time of this photo.


This magnificent 1,848 seat cinema was designed in an Art Deco style by architect William R. Glen and opened in 1936. It closed as a cinema in 1981. Located on the corner of Mare Street and Well Street, Hackney in the east of London the building was demolished in July 1998.

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