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View across rooftops from Hyde Park Picture House

Progress at The Picture House

Work is progressing at pace on Hyde Park Picture House’s long-awaited redevelopment project. Alongside the installation of a new screen in the basement, plenty has been happening at the very top of the building too…

Written by Ben Palmer.



The brickwork across the entire building will soon be repointed, using period appropriate lime mortar, to ensure the bricks can properly breathe. Repointing and refurbishment has already been completed on the cinema’s historic chimney at the back of the cinema, which was previously in a poor condition.

Chimney with moss growing around brickwork

Chimney Before

Chimney of Hyde Park Picture House looking new

Chimney After

Keep up to date with the latest from our redevelopment process on The Picture House Project website.