Archive | 2010

Proposals and a planning application

Grape and Grain/Bigger Picture Gallery proposal Future Projections, suppliers, project managers and installers of cinema equipment, have applied for planning permission to Bromley Council to turn the Grape and Grain public house and the Bigger Picture Gallery in a two screen cinema. The main screen located in SG Smith/Bigger Picture Gallery would seat 203 people. […]

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August Newsletter – KICC commence works to the interior of the former cinema

Dear Friends of the Picture Palace Campaign, It seems like an age since our July update informing you that: “On 17 June, KICC (Kingsway International Christian Centre) issued its press release stating that it would not be lodging an appeal against Bromley’s planning decision in December. Instead it is now “considering a variety of building […]

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Breaking news – the fabulous new Jane Shearman design campaign eco-bags have arrived. Available from our stall outside Sainsbury’s and at our fundraising cinema themed tea party event “Have Your Cake and Eat It” at the Grape and Grain this Saturday 10 July.

Bags will also be available to buy from various local shops in and around the Crystal Palace Triangle. £5 Donation for each bag Donate for  1 or  all 3 – All proceeds go towards the Picture Palace campaign.

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Breaking News – KICC announce “No Appeal”

Hot off the press from the Streatham Guardian UPDATE: Cinema campaigners celebrate church’s “no appeal” announcement Campaigners who want to see the former bingo hall in Crystal Palace become a cinema said they are “delighted” the church that owns the site will not appeal the council decision to turn down its application to open a […]

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Picture-Palace Campaign: The Movie

A moving film produced by members of the Picture Palace Campaign. It really reminds us what we are fighting for and the great community spirit shown at the public meeting at the Queens Hotel last October. The producers of the film stayed up all night before the meeting editing the fantastic footage they had taken. What a great team effort. The meeting […]

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Stop Press – Campaign Update

Time has flown since our last update back in February and the question everyone keeps asking is: what is happening? Coming up to a year On 17th June it will be one year since KICC outbid City Screen for the ownership of 25 Church Road, calling time on the building’s four decades as a Gala […]

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