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NEW VICTORIA THEATRE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: NEW VICTORIA THEATRE

List entry Number: 1066085

Location

NEW VICTORIA THEATRE, VAUXHALL BRIDGE ROAD SW1
NEW VICTORIA THEATRE, WILTON ROAD SW1

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Greater London Authority

District: City of Westminster

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 28-Jun-1972

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 207652

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Details

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TQ 2979 SW 99/13

CITY OF WESTMINSTER, WILTON ROAD, SW1 New Victoria Theatre

28.6.72

GV II*

Theatre, formerly New Victoria Cinema. 1929 by E Wamsley Lewis and W E Trent. Concrete slab facing; roof not visible. Long facade with entrance to left; 5 storey 4-window range to right; blind to rest of elevation. Channelling to ground floor with fluted granite pilasters. Entrance flanked by black marble polygonal piers which rise to parapet. Low relief frieze with plaques to either side of entrance. Plate glass doors, chrome trimmed. Cantilevered canopy. Vertical fluting to concrete above entrance. Elevation to right of entrance divided by projecting horizontal bands. Vertical fluting to parapet. Similar elevation to Vauxhall Bridge Road. Elaborate original interior decoration, with pilasters rising up and spreading out into "fountains" with overlapping layers and concealed lighting; original fittings, reliefs, etc. Cathedrals of the Movies, David Atwell. London Vol I, N Pevsner.



Listing NGR: TQ2903579039

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Atwell, D, Cathedral of the Movies: A History of British Cinemas and their Audiences, (1980)
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: London I - The Cities of London and Westminster, (1973)

National Grid Reference: TQ 29035 79039

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