Memory Lane: Building Grantham’s State Cinema

Memory Lane: Builders put up the State Cinema in Grantham.
Memory Lane: Builders put up the State Cinema in Grantham.

This shot takes us back to the 1930s and to the building of Grantham’s State Cinema, in St Peter’s Hill.

Workmen took a break for to smile at the camera.

Builders responsible for erecting the cinema, which later went on to be called the Granada, were Pumphreys.