London: Holloway Empire

Country: England, United Kingdom
City: London
Borough: London Borough of Islington
Location: Holloway, 556-564 Holloway Road

Built 1899 by W. G. R. Sprague for Oswald Stoll (Moss Empires Ltd.). Opened 4 Dec 1899 as "Holloway Empire & Palace Theatre". 1210 seats. Soon renamed "Empire Theatre of Varieties". Since 1902, also used as a cinema. From 1923 solely used as a cinema. Closed Aug 1938. Later used as a warehouse. Demolished 1953 in favour of an office block.

Links: CinemaTreasures, EUTA, Wikidata

London: Holloway Empire Front Text: "The Holloway Empire", sign: "Empire"
Publisher: ?; E 31011
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: within London [postmark partly illegible]

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