King’s / Ring’s Cinema, Aberdeen

Architect: Unknown   Listing: None    No of Seats: Unknown

Status: Demolished   Opened: 1911  Closed: 1955

Other information:

Opened 1911 in former Northern Hall of c.1885. Closed 1940. Became City Ballroom, then Maxine’s, then Locarno Ballroom. Cl. 1.55. Used as workshop. Dem. 1979 for car park.

It had a gallery round three sides. In 1978, the screen was long gone, replaced by the big window, but the pale green-and-cream colour scheme was relatively intact.

Photo above courtesy Norrie Mcnamee