The Capitol

JD Wetherspoon

JD Wetherspoon - The Capitol


To find out what is happening at JD Wetherspoon – The Capitol – between 6  and 9 pm, look at the list of their Activities.

Where Are We?

Map to JD Wetherspoon - The Capitol

11 London Road,
Forest Hill,

Telephone: (020) 8291 8920
EMail: Please use the Contact Form at JD Wetherspoon’s website

About Us

The Capitol opened its doors to the cinema-going public in 1929. Later renamed and converted into a bingo hall, the building now bears its original name once more.

A rare survival of a 1920s cinema, The Capitol, on London Road, first opened its doors to the cinema-going public in 1929, with a screening of Man, Woman and Sin. Renamed the ABC in 1968, the cinema gave its last picture show in October 1973. There were plans to convert and even demolish the building. However, The Capitol opened as a bingo hall in February 1978, closing in the first week of December 1996. It has been a Wetherspoon pub since 2001.

For further information, go to Wetherspoon’s website


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