Paisley Mecca Bingo – High Street

This Club Is Closed Or Demolished
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Date of closure: TBC

Address (for reference only):

Mecca Bingo
High Street
Paisley
PA1 2AF

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 Mecca Bingo Paisley, but we do know a bit about about the venue’s history.

The venue originally opened in 1912 as the Picture House. I later years it underwent an interior Art Deco refurbishment, and this created seating for over two thousand eight hundred patrons, making it one of Scotland’s larger cinemas. It had facilities for live performances as well a cinema screenings.

In 1960 Mecca Bingo purchased the venue, and bingo continued for about twenty years. The building has sadly been demolished.

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By Gareth Whieldon (February 2013)

One thought on “Paisley Mecca Bingo – High Street

  1. This hall was closed to accomodate regeneration of Paisley town centre. The original Entrance is all that remains, and is the main entrance to the paisley shopping mall. More info can be found via the Paisley Daily Express

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