Birmingham Gala Bingo – Walsall Road

This Club Is Closed Or Demolished
  • Exterior of the Birmingham Gala Bingo - Walsall Road

Date of closure: June 2008

Address (for reference only):

Gala Bingo
Walsall Road
Birmingham
B42 1LR

At the moment we do not have details of the events that led up to, or any of the circumstances surrounding the closure of the Gala Bingo Birmingham. We do know a bit about the building’s past though. With one screen and 1,287 seats, the Clifton cinema was opened in 1938, and as you can see from the image below, it was a standalone building that dominated the immediate vicinity. The cinema closed in 1979, and was then converted into a bingo hall, which closed in June 2008, and has since been turned into a Chinese restaurant.

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