Repairs to the exterior have commended in early 2010. The owner has given assurances that the inside of the building is in good order, but has not given access to the public. Following articles in the Messenger, MEN and on Channel M last April, the owner stated that they were looking at potential suggestions for community use. No other information is available at present but we regularly receive emails from interested parties and messages of support. Sign up to this site to get the latest information. Here are photos of the latest repairs as of March 2010 and then the last available known pictures of the interior, taken 14 years ago at auction, and provided from the video by John Ryan that you can see in the video section of this site.
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- A resource for those wishing to know more about one of Stretfords major architectural masterpieces and potential community focal points. Known as the Longford Cinema, Essoldo Stretford, Lucky 7 or Rank Bingo, it has been out of use for over 18 years. This site endorses local community sentiment & the what is generally understood to be the building owners intent to re instate the building to public use in whatever capacity. SIGN UP BELOW FOR UPDATES TO YOUR EMAIL
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