Building record MDR13851 - No. 27 (Derbyshire Building Society), East Street, Derby

Type and Period (1)

  • (Mid 20th Century - 1938 AD to 1938 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

(Formerly numbered as 36 East Street) Art Deco style cinema designed by George Cole and opened in 1938; now used as a bank. Large, multi-paned steel windows in Portland stone facade. Stepped parapet with Egyptian motif (winged orb of Isis) above central window. Modern glazed shop front. The body of the building was a furniture warehouse originally and the older building was adapted and converted by Cole for cinema use. Literature: Goode, P., Film Entertainment in Derby (Matlock, 1985) 8. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Derby City Council. 2010. City of Derby Local List. p 15.



Grid reference Centred SK 3541 3608 (27m by 27m)

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Record last edited

Oct 22 2019 11:17AM

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