0408ArdwickApollo (6au)

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    Exterior shot of the main entrance to the Apollo Ardwick, a secondary entrance and the ballroom existed on Hyde Road. Architects Peter Cummings and Alex M Irvine. Opened in 1938 as an independent cinema it was soon taken over by ABC

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    Ardwick Apollo Theatre Manchester
    August 2004

    Metropol 21, Roman-Achim.G., and 2 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Metropol 21 98 months ago | reply

      Very clean lookinf, I´m glad of it!
      Magnificent Streamline Moderne style too!

    2. trash world 98 months ago | reply

      has the side entrance and ballroom been demolished?

    3. stagedoor 98 months ago | reply

      No. But they are disused - I was not allowed in to photograph those areas which were described as in "poor" condition.

    4. Seth Gaines 98 months ago | reply

      Beautiful! Well, aside from the crappy plastic marquee.

    5. steve-bury-2004 [deleted] 98 months ago | reply

      Happy memories of seeing lots of bands and artists here!

    6. Gregg Schroeder 98 months ago | reply

      Wah! What a chunk of cinema! Would be great to see a vintage shot - for the marquee.

    7. JAVA1888 98 months ago | reply

      Fantastic building!

    8. Metropol 21 98 months ago | reply

      Inspiring!, Impressive! Astonishing! Genuine Stremline Moderna.

      Could you consider to post that in this new group: Streamline Moderne Architecture
      Many thanks, again!

    9. galessa's plastics 98 months ago | reply

      wonderful. and luckily, well preserved. the interior is awesome! fantastic!

    10. trash world 93 months ago | reply

      i found a really low quality photo i took in the late 80's of the side entrance when it was the "inn on the green" pub

    11. love-charlie 87 months ago | reply

      Cool photo, and cool looking building, shame they dont make buildings like that anymore. Its about time they did though!

    12. garethfw 74 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called It's not grim up North, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    13. Val Plax Elite [deleted] 20 months ago | reply

      With the "high points" of the facade picked out in a contrasting colour this would look even more superb.

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