Former dance venue. It opened as a roller-skating rink, then became an ice rink, before being turned into a popular ballroom and concert hall. During World War II it was used for making tanks and also as a tram shed. In its heyday it hosted concerts by many famous artistes including The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, David Bowie and The Sex Pistols.
Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk