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Granada Cinema

A Grade II Listed Building in Greenhill, London

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Latitude: 51.5831 / 51°34'59"N

Longitude: -0.331 / 0°19'51"W

OS Eastings: 515733

OS Northings: 188460

OS Grid: TQ157884

Mapcode National: GBR 62.Z3D

Mapcode Global: VHGQH.6GVQ

Entry Name: Granada Cinema

Listing Date: 4 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253949

English Heritage Legacy ID: 437261

Location: Harrow, London, HA1

County: London

District: Harrow

Electoral Ward/Division: Greenhill

Built-Up Area: Harrow

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St John the Baptist Greenhill

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

The following buildilng shall be added:


TQ 18 NE 4/17 Granada Cinema


Cinema. Opened 1937. Designed by J Owen Bond; Theodore Komisarjevsky responsible
for interior decoration. Brown brick. Roof not visible. Corner site. Reticent
exterior with cantilevered canopy over central entrance, and large central window
above of 7 lights within stone frame. Black tile cladding to ground storey to front
and part of return. Fine interior with double height stripped classical entrance
hall having tall pilasters decorated with cartouches; spacious stairway to gallery
with decorative metal balustrade. Auditorium tripled by enclosing stalls below
gallery but retains its fine classical decoration. Paired giant order fluted
pilasters flanking proscenium; triple arched decorative screens with pilasters
between to either side. Decorative frieze, partly with decorative openwork grille
and with painted idealised processional scenes above decorative grilles. Rich
cornice. Rich ceiling coffering above stalls and circle and fine original chandeliers.
Wurlitzer organ.

Listing NGR: TQ1573388460

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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