PARK CINEMA. St. Marks Road, Saltney, Chester. Building survives.
Date opened – Monday 21st May 1923 Date closed – Saturday 2nd May 1959
Capacity: 489 seats
Architect: Mr. J. H. Davies.
The Park Cinema, St. Marks Road, Saltney, opened on Monday 21st May 1923 as a silent cinema. The cinema was designed by J. H. Davies of Chester. The opening USA film was Sherlock Holmes (re-named for it’s UK release as ~ Moriaty).
The Park cinema remained in business for nearly 36 years closing in the late 1950s with The Camp On Blood Island. The building still exists. Since closure the unit has been home to several local businesses.
If you enjoyed going to the PARK Saltney, or worked there at anytime, then we will be pleased to hear from you to share your thoughts.