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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

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

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Camden Road Overground Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
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Judd Street NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
Brunswick Square NCP
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn London Kings Cross - Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £53  41% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 8 minutes from The Scala
Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
 
 
 
Goodenough Club
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £29  26% off
23 Mecklenburgh Square, WC1N | 9 minutes from The Scala
Blending the traditional with the modern, the Goodenbough Club aims to help guests make a home away from home with its four-star accommodation. Housed within five ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  26% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 9 minutes from The Scala
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
 
 
 
 
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St Pancras Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 9 minutes from The Scala
Completed in 1822, St Pancras Church was the most expensive church to be constructed since St Paul's was rebuilt after the Great Fire. This Greek Revival ... More
 
 
 
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The Islington Metal Works
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
7 Torrens Street, Islington, London EC1V | 13 minutes from The Scala
Built in the late 19th century, The Islington Metalworks is a building steeped in history. All three floors were initially used to stable the horses that ... More
 
 
 
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Conway Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1R | 15 minutes from The Scala
Conway Hall is a landmark of London's independent intellectual, political and cultural life. Completed in 1929 at a cost of about £45,000, the name was chosen ... More
 
 
 
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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
The Gagosian is a cavernous space for exhibitions of the highest calibre. It is a major asset for the regeneration of the King's Cross area. Larry ... More
 
 
 
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King's Cross Foot Tunnel
London > Attractions >
1 Pancras Square, King's Boulevard, King's Cross, London N1C | 3 minutes from The Scala
The 90 metre long pedestrian tunnel designed by Allies & Morrison, the architects who designed the masterplan for the entire King's Cross redevelopment, links St Pancras ... More
 
 
 
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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
A trip to the Canal Museum reveals there's more to London's man-made waterways than just enjoying a day out in a narrow boat. You'll learn about ... More
 
 
 
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Adrian Brendel, Henning Kraggerud & Imogen Cooper: Beethoven Trios & Variations
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 25th January 2017 - 7.30pm
The Scala, 90 York Way, N1 | 5 minutes from The Scala
The group performs the composer's Variations On 'Bei Mannern, Welche Liebe Fuhlen', Based On The Magic Flute By Mozart, Piano Trio In E Flat, No 1 ...More
 
 
 
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The Guilty Feminist
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Monday 23rd and Wednesday 25th January 2017 - 7.30pm
The Scala, 90 York Way, N1 | 5 minutes from The Scala
Join comedian Deborah Frances-White and a guest host for a comedy podcast recorded in front of a live audience, to discuss topics all 21st century feminists ...More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Business Events  Dates: Monday 23rd and Thursday 26th January 2017 - 10.30am-12.30pm
The Scala, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | 5 minutes from The Scala
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Scala
London > Entertainment > Live Music
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | Same location as The Scala
Housed inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm. The ... More
 
 
 
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King's Cross Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Cnr Of King's Boulevard And Goods Way, King's Cross, London N1C | 5 minutes from The Scala
A purpose built 1,000-seat theatre, complete with a railway track and platforms, created especially for Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of E. Nesbit's 'The Railway Children'. ... More
 
 
 
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Kings Place
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 5 minutes from The Scala
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations and with a waterside setting, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place combines the offices of The Guardian ... More
 
 
 
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Drink Shop & Do
London > Shopping >
9 Caledonian Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from The Scala
Drink Shop & Do is a unique fusion of design shop and café bar, selling products from emerging designers alongside vintage furniture and home wares. Located ... More
 
 
 
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Lola's Cupcakes, King's Cross
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Northern Ticket Hall, King's Cross St Pancras Station, Euston Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Scala
Sweet to taste, cute to look at and made with natural ingredients, Lola's Cupcakes can hold their own when it comes to the coveted title of ... More
 
 
 
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Foyles St Pancras International
London > Shopping > Books
St Pancras International, Pancras Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from The Scala
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Books on a broad range of subjects from fiction and poetry to ... More
 
 
 
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06 St Chad's Place
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
6 St Chad's Place, King's Cross, London WC1X | 1 minute from The Scala
Tucked away behind the Thameslink in King's Cross 06 St Chad's Place is a cafe, restaurant and bar in a striking architecturally designed conversion of a ... More
 
 
 
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Indian Lounge
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
343 Grays Inn Road, King's Cross, London WC1X | 1 minute from The Scala
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Pizza Union
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
246-­250 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from The Scala
After two successful years serving their signature superfast Roman-style thin and crispy pizza to the Spitalfields crown, Pizza Union comes to King's Cross, with their second ... More
 
 
 
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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 5 minutes from The Scala
One of the premier arts colleges in the world, St Martins accepts only a few talented students each year, and is very well regarded in the ... More
 
 
 
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The Place
London > Education > Evening Classes
17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 8 minutes from The Scala
London's specialist venue for contemporary dance, The Place plays a role in every aspect of this fast-growing art form. The London Contemporary Dance School offers degrees ... More
 
 
 
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The Bartlett School of Architecture
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 12 minutes from The Scala
The Bartlett School of Architecture, on the corner of Huntley Street and Capper Street, is part of The Bartlett: UCL's global faculty of the built environment. ... More
 
 
 
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St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from The Scala
The lavishly restored St Pancras Renaissance Hotel has attracted a lot of attention since opening in 2011 as part of the grand Eurostar relocation. The Hotel's ... More
 
 
 
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Frame King's Cross
London > Leisure >
Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 7 minutes from The Scala
With Frame founders Pip Black and Joan Murphy set out to create a fun approach to fitness. What started out as a Shoreditch ... More
 
 
 
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Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 11 minutes from The Scala
Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ... More
 
 
 
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The Betjeman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 53, St. Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from The Scala
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from The Scala
Originally built in the 1880s by Samuel Harrison to refresh the workers in his shoe factory, The Harrison pub's current building dates back to 1934. Owned ... More
 
 
 
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Marquis Cornwallis
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Marchmont Street, WC1N | 8 minutes from The Scala
Always a popular choice for local workers and tourists taking in the delights of Bloomsbury, Marquis Cornwallis , located on Marchmont Street, close ... More
 
 
 
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The Big Chill House
London > Nightlife > Bars
257-259 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | Same location as The Scala
From the outside, The Big Chill House building looks spectacular, a floodlit white townhouse that puts the grimy environs of King's Cross to shame. The interior ... More
 
 
 
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Scala
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | Same location as The Scala
Housed inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm. The ... More
 
 
 
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VOC
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Varnishers Yard, Regents Quarter, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from The Scala
VOC is a 17th Century-inspired Punch House from Fluid Movement, the people behind speakeasy bars The Whistling Shop and Purl. Taking its name from Vereenigde Oost-Indische ... More
 
 
 
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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 5 minutes from The Scala
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ... More
 
 
 
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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
The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now tells ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Holocaust Memorial Day Event: Starting Over: Reconstituted Jewish Families After The Holocaust
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The Wiener Library 13 minutes walk from The Scala

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Child Poverty Action Group: Improving Children's Life Chances
Exhibitions | On 25th January 2017 

Waterstone's - Gower Street 15 minutes walk from The Scala

In a new book 'Improving children's life chances', published by the Child Poverty Action Group, leading experts in fields including ...More

Jessica Nina Barlow /Limb Dance Co /Awake Dance Company
Dance | On 25th January 2017 

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Jessica Nina Barlow choreographs All In Minor for Abigail Montalto and Kristina Hay. Limb Dance Co tackle Abstract Romanticism and ...More

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Camden People's Theatre 22 minutes walk from The Scala

A work-in-progress comic solo show about a man's self-sabotaged attempts to know those around him, which considers the extent to ...More

Winter Pop-Up
Exhibitions | On 25th January 2017 

Camden People's Theatre 22 minutes walk from The Scala

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Morale Is High (Since We Gave Up Hope)
Theatre | Until 26th January 2017 

Camden People's Theatre 22 minutes walk from The Scala

A theatre-meets-gig performance that seeks to predict what will happen between now and the next general election in 2020. Throughout ...More

Burns Night Poetry Slam
Exhibitions | On 25th January 2017 

The Well 23 minutes walk from The Scala

Literary & Education, Poetry....More

School Night Swing With Holly
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 25th January 2017 

The Lexington 1.4 miles from The Scala

DJ Holly France plays swing, rock'n'roll, upbeat blues, '20s jazz and more for dancers and loungers....More

Get Inuit
Concerts | On 25th January 2017 

The Lexington 1.4 miles from The Scala

The dirty indie guitar pop four-piece from Kent comprising Jamie Glass, Oliver Nunn and brothers Rob and James Simpson....More

The Guilty Feminist
Comedy | Until 25th January 2017 

Kings Place 1.49 miles from The Scala

Join comedian Deborah Frances-White and a guest host for a comedy podcast recorded in front of a live audience, to ...More

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