ARGUS ARCHIVE: 50 years ago - Calls to redevelop Newport Lyceum site

South Wales Argus: DEMOLISHED: Newport's Lyceum Theatre DEMOLISHED: Newport's Lyceum Theatre

50 years ago

WHILE merger proposals with Bristol Docks were still an uncertainty, trade at Newport continued to grow at a health rate, with 1963 being declared a record year for the port.

Twenty-one months after the demolition of Newport’s Lyceum Theatre had begun, calls were being made for the redevelopment of the site as it had now become an ‘eye-sore’.

South Wales Argus:

The coldest night of the winter so far was recorded in Monmouthshire with 16F/-9C of ground frost in Usk and 18F/-7.5C degrees in Abertillery.

New Zealand beat Wales 6-0, the first time in the last four attempts at Cardiif Arms Park.

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12:54pm Thu 19 Dec 13

pwharley says...

What a pity it was demolished.

It looks far better than the bland building which now stands on the site.
What a pity it was demolished. It looks far better than the bland building which now stands on the site. pwharley

1:14pm Thu 19 Dec 13

Vox Dei says...

pwharley wrote:
What a pity it was demolished.

It looks far better than the bland building which now stands on the site.
And the award for the most obvious observation of the year goes to...
[quote][p][bold]pwharley[/bold] wrote: What a pity it was demolished. It looks far better than the bland building which now stands on the site.[/p][/quote]And the award for the most obvious observation of the year goes to... Vox Dei

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