Tag Archives: Art Deco

High Street No. 242, Picture House Cinema – Heritage Buildings

Opened on the 21st December 1936, it is one of Odeon’s original “Oscar Deutsch Odeon” cinemas, in Art Deco style, by George Coles. It seated 1,492 in the main auditorium; with 1,018 in the stalls and 474 in the circle. … Continue reading

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Heritage BuildiHigh Street No. _44, the former Gaumont Cinema – Heritage Building Profile

Account by  Lynne Galloghly, thanks to the Bromley Gloss group, on 17th August 2015 “Thanks Amanda for info and photos! Photos showing the site from 1935 (before construction), 1940, 1950’s, 2007, and 2014. “Bromley’s first cinema opened in 1909 in … Continue reading

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Nos _86-96 High Street, Ravensfell Parade – Heritage Building Profile

Posted on March 3, 2019 by campaignr A modest 1923 parade of shops, with nicely proportioned windows above, in Art Deco style. They occupy the whole front of what used to be the large garden of Ravensfell House Ravensfell House was built for … Continue reading

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Charles Cowels-Voysey, Architect, Art Deco in Bromley

Charles Cowles Voysey (1889-1981) and a renowned architect in the early 20th Century.  In Bromley he was responsible for the ‘Town Hall extension’ (1939) and the former Magistrates Court (1939), Elsewhere, his other notable completed works includes Worthing Town Hall, … Continue reading

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54-62 High Street (Laura Ashley’s) – Heritage building profile

Better known as the Laura Ashley shop.  Parade of brick and stone Art Deco style with folds decoration, built for Woolfe and Hollander.  It was built in the 1930s when this side of the high street was developed. The Woolfe … Continue reading

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