Not the first new cin­ema for Ruislip

Harefield Gazette - - OPINION -

SO South Ruislip is to get a new cin­ema! I though it might be opportune to re­mem­ber that Ruislip had a new cin­ema in 1929, the Rivoli and a sec­ond one in 1934 the As­to­ria later the Em­bassy.

Sadly the Rivoli closed in 1966 and the Em­bassy in 1980.

At the times I wrote to the Gazette on both of th­ese oc­ca­sions lament­ing their go­ing hav­ing spent many happy hours in th­ese es­tab­lish­ments, now sadly re­placed by ugly build­ings.

I re­mem­ber the at­mos­phere of our

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