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Month: May 2022

Update on recent developments in May 2022

In the last few weeks we have seen interest in the theatre by a development company, and have now heard of its sale to an new freeholder. Here’s a summary of what we know about the situation so far… Behind… Read More

Streatham Hill: the greatest entertainment centre in Britain

Back in 1970, Eric Morley, head of Mecca and founder of Miss World, called Streatham Hill “the greatest entertainment centre in Britain”. At that time there was: the Streatham Hill Theatre, which became the flagship Mecca Bingo Club… Read More

Crown & Sceptre pub at risk

We are sad to hear that the Crown & Sceptre pub, a short way up Streatham Hill from the Theatre is at risk after a closure date of 22 May 2022 was announced. The pub has contributed to… Read More

Royal Fashion from Streatham’s Crown & Sceptre

Sir Norman Bishop Hartnell, KCVO (12 June 1901 – 8 June 1979) was a leading British fashion designer, best known for his work for the ladies of the Royal Family. Hartnell gained the Royal Warrant as Dressmaker to… Read More