The Scala

 
 
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Designed by H Courtney Constantine, was near completion when the First World War to began. During the war the cinema was used to manufacture airplane parts. The scala was first used as a cinema in 1920 with a seating capacity for 1000 people.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
King's Cross Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Russell Square Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Judd Street NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
Brunswick Square NCP
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    Tune Hotel Kings Cross, London
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £49  42% off
    324 Gray's Inn Rd, WC1X | 3 minutes from The Scala
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    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £63  39% off
    1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 8 minutes from The Scala
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    St Pancras Church
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 9 minutes from The Scala
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    The Islington Metal Works
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    7 Torrens Street, Islington, London EC1V | 13 minutes from The Scala
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    Conway Hall
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1R | 15 minutes from The Scala
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    Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    6-24 Britannia Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 3 minutes from The Scala
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    King's Cross Foot Tunnel
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    1 Pancras Square, King's Boulevard, King's Cross, London N1C | 3 minutes from The Scala
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    London Canal Museum
    London > Attractions > Museums
    12-13 New Wharf Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 5 minutes from The Scala
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    King's Cross Railway Station, Euston Road, N1 | 2 minutes from The Scala
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    Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 12 minutes from The Scala
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    London > Events > Dance  Dates: 8th to 12th Sep 2015
    Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, City, London EC1R | 12 minutes from The Scala
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    London > Entertainment > Live Music
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    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Cnr Of King's Boulevard And Goods Way, King's Cross, London N1C | 5 minutes from The Scala
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    London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
    90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 5 minutes from The Scala
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    London > Shopping >
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    London > Shopping > Delicatessens
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    London > Shopping > Books
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    London > Restaurants > International restaurants
    6 St Chad's Place, King's Cross, London WC1X | 1 minute from The Scala
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    London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
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    London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
    246-­250 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from The Scala
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    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
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    London > Education > Evening Classes
    17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 8 minutes from The Scala
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    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 12 minutes from The Scala
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    London > Leisure >
    5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 11 minutes from The Scala
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    London > Leisure >
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    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
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    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from The Scala
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    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    22 Easton Street, Clerkenwell, London WC1X0DS | 10 minutes from The Scala
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    London > Nightlife > Bars
    257-259 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | Same location as The Scala
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    London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
    275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | Same location as The Scala
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    VOC
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    2 Varnishers Yard, Regents Quarter, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from The Scala
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    Kings Place
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 5 minutes from The Scala
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    British Library Conference Centre
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 5 minutes from The Scala
    As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ... More
     
     
     
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    The Foundling Museum
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 7 minutes from The Scala
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    Speirs + Major: HALFLIFE
    Speirs + Major: HALFLIFE
    Exhibitions | Until 6th March 2016 

    King's Cross Foot Tunnel 3 minutes walk from The Scala

    From Friday 6th March commuters and pedestrians using the new Allies & Morrison King's Cross foot tunnel will be greeted ...More

     
    Cornelia Parker: One More Time
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

    St Pancras International Station 4 minutes walk from The Scala

    A site-specific sculpture, replicating the station's DENT London clock in black and silver, which is suspended from wires 16 metres ...More

    Lost Dials
    Concerts | On 4th August 2015 

    Surya 4 minutes walk from The Scala

    Watford's indie pop outfit comprising of Jimmy Balch, Andy Nove and Kieran Cotter....More

    Jekyll & Hyde
    Theatre | Until 8th August 2015 

    Platform Theatre 5 minutes walk from The Scala

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    Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy
    Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy
    Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2015 

    British Library 5 minutes walk from The Scala

    Marking the 800th anniversary of the granting of the Magna Carta, the British Library presents Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy. ...More

     
    Foundlings At War: Military Bands
    Exhibitions | Until 5th October 2015 

    The Foundling Museum 7 minutes walk from The Scala

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    26 Pairs Of Eyes
    Exhibitions | Until 26th September 2015 

    The Foundling Museum 7 minutes walk from The Scala

    Twenty-six sestudes, written works that feature exactly 62 words, shown alongside the artefacts from the collection that inspired their creation. ...More

    Geoffrey Preston: Lines Of Beauty
    Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

    The Foundling Museum 7 minutes walk from The Scala

    A review of the 400-year-old tradition of decorative plasterwork, from the Rococo splendour of the Foundling Hospital Court Room to ...More

    Rococo Plaster Casts: Workshop
    Exhibitions | On 4th August 2015 

    The Foundling Museum 7 minutes walk from The Scala

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    Summer Dance Courses
    Sporting Events | Until 21st August 2015 

    The Place 8 minutes walk from The Scala

    This summer our courses feature: Michael Clark Company, Phoenix Dance Theatre, and Richard Alston Dance Company. Our Summer Dance Courses ...More

     
     
     
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