John William Street: Empire Cinema


Deposited Plan Number:no data
Date:1915 (Opened)
Plans Register:no data
Street:John William Street
Property Name / Number:Empire Cinema
Area:Town Centre, HD1 5AA
Grid Reference:SE1443817020
Building Project:Empire Cinema
Applicant:no data
Applicant Address:no data
Architect:no data
Architect Address:no data
Status of Project:no data
Contractor:no data
Contractor Address:no data
Work Commenced:no data
Work Completed:no data
Occupants:no data
Subsequent Alterations / History:Existing, Grade II Listed (29 September 1978), Now the "Cydernet Internet Cafe & Gaming Centre".
English Heritage Listing:1288963 — listed on 29 September 1978 (old ID: 340017)
Location of Archives:no data
Buildings of Huddersfield ID:3771

Additional Information

Early C20, in a classical style which complements the classicism of John William Street. Ashlar. 2 storeys. Modillioned and dentilled cornice. Parapet, raised on corner with lion's mask ornament and blind semi-circular lunette with rusticated voussoirs. Canted corner, recessed slightly in middle, horizontally rusticated either side. Doors with glazing bars and 2 fluted Ionic columns on corner. 6 ranges of windows with glazing bars on each elevation.

[Extract from the Historic England web site, list entry number 1288963]


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What's Nearby?

The following records are located within 100 meters:
RecordDistance (feet & meters)
Brook Street: No 1 and 3 (1863)137ft42m
Byram Street: No 23159ft49m
Brook Street: No 11165ft50m
John William Street: No 70 - 78193ft59m
Brook Street: No 13 - 17223ft68m
Brook Street: No 13 to 17 (odd)223ft68m
John William Street: No 68230ft70m
Byram Street, Brook Street, Lord Street: New Wholesale Market (1887) - plan# 1706263ft80m
John William Street: No 64 and 66272ft83m
Northumberland Street: Princess Cinema291ft89m
Northumberland Street: No 1 and 3310ft94m
George Hotel, St. George's Square: Additions and Alterations to Hotel (amended plan) (1938) - plan# 24820A316ft96m
St. George's Square: Additions to the 'George Hotel' (1899) - plan# [?32)316ft96m
St. George's Square: The George Hotel (1849) 316ft96m