Scottish Cinemas and Theatres

Roxy Cinema
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Poole's Roxy
392 - 430 Gorgie Road

Opened 1937, closed 1963. Category C(s)_listed
Used for bingo for some time, now mainly demolished, with facade retained for shops and flats.
Some of the original foundations were re-used for the flats.

Construction images courtesy of the Scottish Screen Archive at the National Library of Scotland and Genni Poole

Images above courtesy of Kenneth Duncan.
Photos of the cinema undergoing demolition in 1997 are also available here and here, courtesy of Norrie Mcnamee.

The archive photo below shows the Roxy in all its illuminated glory in the late 1940s; courtesy of Genni Poole

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