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Southall Cinema

Himalaya Palace Cinema - CLOSED in 2009
14 South Road
Southall, Middlesex UB1 3RT

"The most luxurious 3 screen cinema in West London".
"Largest screen showing Bollywood Blockbusters and Hollywood Movies".

The building first opened as a cinema in 1912 and got the distinctive Chinese style exterior in 1929.

In 1974 the building's importance was recognised and became a Grade II listed building. It was forced to close in 1981 for financial reasons.


Due to a grant of £113,500 from English Heritage, the building was restored as a cinema again. In September 2001, it reopened as the Himalaya Palace, complete with three screens. It went on to show hundreds of Bollywood blockbusters films. It closed as a cinema in 2009.

In December 2010, Ealing Council granted planning permission to convert it into an indoor market.

For history of the cinema click here.