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Caption for Leicester, Belgrave Gate C1949: In a road of rather mundane buildings is the Palace Theatre, a remarkable building designed in a Moorish style by the Robert Adam of theatre design, Frank Matcham, for Moss Empires in 1901, with a seating capacity of 2,750. After some difficult years the theatre was demolished in 1959. The fine spire of St Marks Church of 1870 makes a worthwhile visual stop to this view north.

An extract from Leicestershire Photographic Memories.

Memories of Leicester

I was born in Belgrave, Holden Street in 1947 I. Have great Memories of those Wonderful days growing up their All the kids in our Street played together outside in all weathers, , In School Holidays we played simple games then,Girls swapped beads and played snobs, double ball and skipping too verses we made (...Read full memory)

Anyone remember Robinson & Pickford's in Leicester. They were a Great company to work for. I met lots of good friends there, I think they also had a making up place in Ibstock !

Any body remember the Kids party at the CO-OP Hall organised by the Railway, which took place each year!

Any one remember Robinson & Pickford in Leicester and Ibstock. Great company to work for. Made many good friends there

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