Existing frontage of Guildford Odeon (Image- SurreyLive)

Guildford cinema extension cancelled ‘temporarily’

Odeon withdraws application to refurbish cinema and extend into former Old Orleans restaurant building. Plans had been submitted to build two new screens. Odeon has withdrawn its planning application to refurbish its Guildford cinema and extend it into the former Old Orleans restaurant building. The cinema giant had submitted proposals to Guildford Borough Council (GBC) in February to build two new screens at its Bedford Road site, extending it into the building adjacent to it, which has laid vacant for a number of years. Two new, 74 seat auditoriums at the cinema looked set to be accompanied…

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Existing frontage of Guildford Odeon (Image- SurreyLive)

Guildford’s Odeon cinema to extend next door

Plans have been announced to extend Guildford’s Odeon cinema and build a couple of new screens. Documents uploaded to the Guildford Borough Council (GBC) website last Monday (February 17) revealed an intention to extend the popular cinema into the adjacent vacant former Old Orleans restaurant site. The huge, white building has been empty for a number of years and with both buildings being owned by the council, it looks like now might be the time for it to have a use again. Nothing has been set in stone yet and no decisions have been made, with the…

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