Date of closure: 1986
Address (for reference only):
Top Rank Bingo
Middle Brook Street
Now an office complex, the venue was originally the 1,470 seater Ritz cinema, which opened in 1937. The cinema closed in 1960 under the ownership of ABC cinemas, and was one of the first conversions.
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