Granada Cinema, 186, Hoe Street, Walthamstow E17 - Waltham Forest

Built 1929-30 as the Granada Cinema to the design of Cecil Masey with fine Art Deco and Moorish style interiors by Theodore Komisarjevsky. The Local Authority is taking steps to secure the future of this building and discussions are ongoing with Historic England regarding plans for its repair and re-use. The foyer and part of the cinema is in use as a temporary bar.

Granada Cinema, 186, Hoe Street, Walthamstow E17 - Waltham Forest
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: ABC CINEMA
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1065590
  • Local Planning Authority: Waltham Forest
  • Site Type: Recreational > Music speech and dance venue


  • Building Name: Granada Cinema
  • Street Number: 186
  • Street Name: Hoe Street
  • Postcode: E17
  • Locality: Walthamstow
  • County: Greater London
  • District / Borough: Waltham Forest
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Walthamstow
  • Region: London

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Part occupied/part in use
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Local authority

Contact Details

Verena McCaig 020 7973 3718

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England