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County Bingo Glasgow, Eglinton Street - Lost Bingo Halls

Details | Club Background & History | Photographs | Other Clubs | Your Comments & Memories

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Club Closed: 2003

County Bingo
Eglinton Street
Glasgow
G5 9NT

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County Bingo Glasgow, Eglinton Street Background And History

County Bingo, located in the Gorbals area of Glasgow, closed in 2003. Like many bingo halls, its premises stood out due to its unique architecture. Originally named 'Coliseum', it was designed by Frank Matcham, and opened as a theatre in 1905.

Its history then followed a route that is familiar to bingo historians and aficionados. Due to the demise of the theatre industry it began showing films in 1925. When the cinema industry declined in the late 1970s, like many other venues in a similar position, it was snapped up and converted into a bingo hall. Since closing in 2003, the building has been disused, and was claimed by a fire on the 25th of May, 2009.

By Gareth Whieldon (26th May 2009)

Click here to watch the BBC video of the fire.

Photographs Of The County Bingo Glasgow, Eglinton Street

If you have any photos from this lost hall, be it of its interior, the staff, special events, parties, customers and more; and you'd like to share them here, please contact us to arrange adding them to the site.

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Your Comments And Memories Of The Eglinton Street County Bingo

Were you connected to the County Bingo Eglinton Street, Glasgow? 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.

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Other Clubs In The Area

Listed below are a couple of clubs in the area as an alternative to the County Bingo Glasgow.

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