Lancashire Lantern: Image Archive

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Record number 1314
Title Picturedrome, Brackenbury Street, Preston
Image place Preston
Image Date (approx) c1960
Image storage location Preston
Neg ref 1982/20
Shelved at Preston Scientific Society v6p38
Original image medium Photographic print
Image colour Monochrome
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General Notes
The unusual shape of the building is accounted for by the fact that it was built as a brewery. The late Will Onda, an early pioneer of the motion pictures in Preston was its owner, along with the Princes Theatre in Tithebarn Street. Closed 1958. Demolished in 1961.