SHROPSHIRE'S NONCONFORMIST CHAPELS

Bethesda Methodist New Connexion Chapel, Madeley
Bethesda Methodist New Connexion Chapel, Park Street, Madeley
Bethesda Chapel was built in 1859 by the Methodist New Connexion. The chapel closed c. 1907 and was converted into the "Parkhurst" cinema in October 1910. Operated by Mr Dicky Bowers & Mr Richard Clarke, it was one of the earliest in the Midlands. It was later called the West End cinema and the Regent cinema. After the cinema closed in 1959, it was, for some time an engineering works and is now a private house. For later views of the chapel, click here: 1, and here: 2, and here: 3

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