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Record number 22067
Title Garden St, St Annes on Sea
Image place St Annes on Sea
Image Date 30/6/2010
Image Date (approx) 2010
Image storage location St Annes
Shelved at N/A - Digital Image
Original image medium Digital Image
Image colour Full colour
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General Notes
This image shows Garden St looking towards St Annes Rd West. J R Taylor's department store is on the top right of the picture.

The central building in the picture was formerly the public hall and subsequently became a cinema.

"In 1906 the Public Hall was taken over by Thomas Bannister and renamed the Public Hall Picturedrome. It was resold in 1921 and in 1925 bought by the Blackpool Tower Company and became the Palace Cinema and Restaurant. It continued as a cinema until 1959 when ti was sold to Lytham St Annes Freemasons. The lower storey is now the St Anne's Market and St George's emporium."

From "St Anne's on the Sea: a History" (2008) by Peter Shakeshaft (p.243)