Before that they put up a bowling alley, On the site that used to be the local Pally

The Odeon cinema on Oxford Street, which has been showing films since 1930, could be facing closure. It’s not the best outfitted of Manchester’s city centre cinemas, but I’ve been visiting it for years. I used to take advantage of the cheap Monday deals in much the same way we’re using Orange Wednesday’s nowadays- to see films that I would never pay full price for. I guess it’s losing out over parking as well as in the facilities battle.

Just down the road, the Laser Quest on Whitworth Street West has been fined for electrical faults in its equipment. LQ was popular with Team Spinneyhead members, particularly Daz, in years gone by. Perhaps the team should get together some day and brave electrocution to shoot schoolkids.

(Come Dancing, The Kinks)