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Spring Brewery c. 1900

14 Chesterton Road, Spring Brewery, Tivoli Cinema

History of 14 Chesterton Road

The brewery was founded about 1855 by James Dyson.

1880: sold to C Preston.

The owner of the Spring brewery which predated the Tivoli cinema was James McCallan Preston. He sold the it to the brewer E Lacon in 1898 for £38,000.

Most of the brewery buildings were demolished and the Tivoli Cinema built. The lower end of the cinema was reputed to flood when the river level was high.


There was a major fire at the premises in 2015.

Information about the restoration can be found here:


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