Electric Palace Cinema, King's Quay Street, Harwich - Tendring

Cinema of 1911. Architect: Harold Ridley Hooper of Ipswich. A rare survival from the early days of purpose-built cinema retaining many of its original features, which was restored and re-opened in 1972 by the Harwich Electric Palace Trust. National Lottery Heritage Fund and Historic England grant aided project underway. Completion delayed by Covid-19 lockdown. Revised completion of building work estimated late 2020.

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    ELECTRIC PALACE CINEMA
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II*
    List Entry Number:
    1204934
    Local Planning Authority:
    Tendring
    Site Type:
    Recreational > Music speech and dance venue

Location

    Building Name:
    Electric Palace Cinema
    Street Name:
    King's Quay Street
    County:
    Essex
    District / Borough:
    Tendring
    Parish:
    Harwich
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Harwich and North Essex
    Region:
    East of England

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Very bad
    Occupancy / Use:
    Vacant/not in use
    Priority:
    F - Repair scheme in progress and (where applicable) end use or user identified; or functionally redundant buildings with new use agreed but not yet implemented.
    Previous Priority:
    F
    Ownership:
    Charity (heritage)
    Designation:
    Listed Building grade II*, CA

Contact Details

Trudi Hughes 01223 582739