Chatham: Theatre Royal

Country: England, United Kingdom
Historic County: Kent
City: Chatham
Location: 102 High Street

Built 1899 by G. E. Bond. Opened 31 July 1899 as "Theatre Royal". 2840 seats. Severely damaged by fire soon after. Subsequently rebuilt by G. E. Bond and re-opened in 1900 with 1500 seats. 1938 rebuilding by Andrew Mather. Re-opened as "Royal Hippodrome Theatre". 1940 renamed "Theatre Royal". Closed 1953 and converted into a furniture store. Demolished in 2009 in favour of flats, with only the fašade and foyer remaining.

Links:, Theatres Trust, EUTA, CinemaTreasures, Wikidata

Chatham: Theatre Royal Reverse Text: "Theatre Royal. High Street. Chatham", banner: advertising "The Flood Tide"
Publisher: W. Naylar, Rochester
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
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Chatham: Theatre Royal Reverse Text: "Theatre Royal Chatham. Picture by Curtis Tappenden, kindly sponsored by G&M Motors (Honda)."
Publisher: Just Postcards, London
Size: Modern
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