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Mecca Bingo Stockport, Mersey Square - Lost Bingo Halls

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

Club Closed: October 2000

Mecca Bingo
Mersey Square

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Mecca Bingo Stockport, Mersey Square Background And History

Our knowledge of the Stockport Mecca only extends to its previous life as a cinema, so, if you have any information regarding the actual bingo club please let us know as we'd love to hear from you.

The premises originally opened in 1932 as the Plaza Super Cinema, and as with many cinemas of the day, it also doubled up for live acts which were accompanied by a Rank theatre organ. Also as with many other cinemas, it had its own restaurant, and it continued to serve until the cinema's closure in 1966, when it was bought by Mecca Bingo. The bingo hall lasted until 2000, a reasonable run, and we're guessing that it was hit by the economic and legislative problems that many bingo halls suffered during the era.

Unluckily for bingo players the premises underwent a full renovation in 2009, but at least the building still exists and hasn't gone the way of demolition as many other halls have.

By Gareth Whieldon (May 2011)

Photographs Of The Mecca Bingo Stockport, Mersey Square

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.

Mecca Bingo Stockport

Mecca Bingo location as it is now the Plaza Theatre.

Your Comments And Memories Of The Mersey Square Mecca Bingo

Were you connected to the Mecca Bingo Mersey Square, Stockport? 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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Club Info

Fully restored, the Plaza is Listed II*

By D. Keeling (January 2017)

Other Clubs In The Area

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

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