Opening as the New Victoria on 25 August 1930, the same day Sean Connery was born, the Odeon cinema on Clerk Street has been much missed since its closure in 2003. Although it has lain vacant for almost 20 years, the art deco building thankfully still stands.
Opening as the New Victoria on 25 August 1930, the same day Sean Connery was born, the Odeon cinema on Clerk Street has been much missed since its closure in 2003. Although it has lain vacant for almost 20 years, the art deco building thankfully still stands.

17 beloved Edinburgh institutions that are gone but not forgotten

From Rankins’ famous fruit & veg emporiums to Brattisani’s legendary chippies, we take a look at 17 lost Edinburgh institutions that are gone but not forgotten.

Have a look through our photo gallery and take a trip back in time.

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