1911 March 15 Opens as Prince's Imperial Picture Palace and Theatre. Designed by Brighton architect R G Pierce. Owned by H Gutteridge. 450 seats. c1918 Acquired by Sussex Picturedromes (see Duke of York's cinemas, Brighton and Shoreham), renamed Picturedrome. 350 seats. c1930 Equipped for sound; 298 seats. 1931 Proprietor and resident manager: P V Reyholds. Continuous shows, two changes weekly, occasional variety shows. Prices 6d-1s 2d. 1932 May 4 Re-opens as the Pavilion Cinema after extensive re-building by Braybons to a design by Brighton architect H Leslie Bishop; 650 seats. Proscenium width 30ft, stage depth 10ft. Westrex sound system. The opening film is an Anglo-German co-production called Tell Me Tonight. 1942 Prices 8d-1s 6d. 1948 Prices 10d-2s. 1953 Prices 1s-2s 6d. Three changes weekly. Occasional variety. 1958 February 15 Closes. The last films are The Lonely Man and Scared Stiff.
• The site is now occupied by the London & Brighton Plating Company's building.