Mecca Bingo (Palais) Edinburgh, Fountainbridge Road - Lost Bingo Halls
Club Closed: 2006
Mecca Bingo (Palais)
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Mecca Bingo Edinburgh, Fountainbridge Road Background And History
We do know that the Mecca Palais was formerly the Palais de Danse, a very famous Edinburgh Dance Hall, that obviously went the way of many entertainment venues, and was taken over by bingo. It was closed in 2006 when Mecca opened an alternative bingo club at Fountain Park, which was kitted out with all new electronic equipment.
By Gareth Whieldon (October 2010)
Photographs Of The Mecca Bingo Edinburgh, Fountainbridge Road
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Your Comments And Memories Of The Fountainbridge Road Mecca Bingo
Were you connected to the Mecca Bingo Fountainbridge Road, Edinburgh? Be it as a staff member or customer, we'd love to hear about this club when it was open - send your comments and memories about the staff, the members, the events and general atmosphere of this lost bingo club; to keep here for posterity's sake.
Mecca had three halls in Edinburgh; The Palais (closed and awaiting demolition), The Empire (now the Festival Theatre), and the State Cinema in Leath (now closed and empty).
By R. Allen (October 2012)
Lovely Old Building
Just looked at the photos of the Palais in Fountain Bridge Edinburgh. Cannot believe it, I fitted the hall out in 1990 and then again in 2001 what a shame, lovely old building.
By M. Martin (October 2014)
Other Clubs In The Area
Listed below are a couple of clubs in the area as an alternative to the Mecca Bingo Edinburgh.
- Edinburgh Gala Bingo, Westside Plaza
- Edinburgh Mecca Bingo, Manderston Street
- Edinburgh Premier Bingo, Bicolson Street
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