Derelict cinema becomes art centre in Hackney
The former Savoy Cinema built in 1936 will be given a new lease of life.
Work has begun on a derelict cinema in Hackney to turn it into an arts centre.
The team behind the iconic Village Underground have been given permission to refurbish the 1930's art deco building, which closed in 1977 - and transform it into a multi-purpose space.
The former Savoy Cinema built in 1936 will be given a new lease of life as Hackney Arts Centre.