Not the first new cinema for Ruislip
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