Poole’s Roxy, Edinburgh

392 Gorgie Road, Edinburgh, EH11 2RN

Architect: Chadwick, Watson & Co.   Listing: C-Listed (1997)   No of Seats: Unknown

Status: Mostly demolished, facade retained   Opened: 1937   Closed: 1963

Other information: Opened 20.12.37 by Poole’s. Arch. Chadwick Watson and Company. Cl. 7.12.63. Bingo from 9.12.63. 

Used for bingo for some time, then furniture shop. Now mainly demolished, with facade retained for shops and flats. Some of the original foundations were re-used for the flats.

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

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