Savoy cinema, Argyle Street, Birkenhead, Merseyside
|Architect/Designer||Glen, William Riddell (1884-1950)|
|Artist/Photographer||Maltby, John (1910-1980)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||John Maltby / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Tiles ; Brickwork ; Cinemas ; Cladding ; Entrances ; Canopies ; Lettering|
NOTES: Built on the site of the Theatre Royal (1864-1921) and the Scala Cinema (1921-1937), this cinema was designed for Associated British Cinemas (ABC). It was renamed ABC in the early 1960s and closed in 1981. It was converted into a snooker hall and latterly has been used as a gym.
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