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03 March 2014
The Public Hall is a Tesco now

Briton Ferry Public Hall - Now a Tesco

Located in Briton Ferry close to Neath, The Public Hall opened in 1911. Some films were screened in the early days, but the hall began operating as a full time cinema some time later.

It was listed as "closed" in the  1937 Kinematograph year book and never reopened but the building continued as a public hall and often staged amateur productions on it's stage.


The Public Hall was demolished in 1962 and a car dealership/garage was built on the site.

The new Tesco stores opened on Feb 11th 2014 - see next news item.

See below the video including a sequence from "Only Two Can Play"
which was filmed in the public hall and Swansea starring Peter Sellers & Mai Zetterling.


Always play full screen for best viewing.

A Mike Davies feature production.

 




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