Cinema & Theatre

Odeon Cinema, Brook Street, Wrexham

The Odeon Theatre was built for and operated by the Oscar Deutsch chain of Odeon Theatres. It opened on 13th March 1937 with Paul Robeson in “Song of Freedom”. Designed by architect Harry Weedon who [more]

Cinema & Theatre

Odeon Wrexham. Plas Coch Retail Park.

Odeon Wrexham. Plas Coch Retail Park, Plas Coch Road, Wrexham, LL11 6TE The 7-screen Odeon opened on 4th December 1997. Seating capacities in the screens range from 364, down to 112. In early 2008, work [more]


Hope Street, Wrexham 1911

Hope Street, Wrexham, showing Bradleys Outfitters decorated to celebrate the coronation of George V which was held on the 22 June 1911.  

School Days

Inside Grove Park School 2016

Inside the Groves/Bromfield School 26th Jan 2016 Wrexham History had exclusive access to enter the school on a guided tour to parts of the building that were considered safe. This visit took place on the [more]

Coal Mining

Wrexham Mines Rescue Station

Maesgwyn Road, Wrexham. History The Mines Rescue Station was built was post 1912 in response to the Coal Mines Act 1911. It was built near to the Great Western Railway Station in Wrexham. A motor [more]