The Picture House, Swinton


Cafe Sport, Swinton

Cafe Sport, Swinton

This cinema, built in 1929, could seat 1100 people and was opened in 1929 with ‘Battle of the Sexes’ after being built by Wade & Sons of Wath. In 1961, bingo began to played here on up to three days per week. It finally closed as a cinema in the 1970s but reopened as a skate boarding venue, then became Swinton Squash Club before finally being converted into a health gym with a bar, called, Cafe Sport.

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