Former cinema in Edinburgh city centre brought to the market

An image of 88 Lothian Road in Edinburgh.

Offers are invited to acquire the historic building.

The former Filmhouse cinema at 88 Lothian Road in Edinburgh city centre has been put up for sale, with a closing date for offers of 12 PM on Wednesday 7th December 2022.

Originally built as a church in 1830, 88 Lothian Road was later converted to a cinema. Extending to 21,602 square feet (2,007 square metres) over ground, mezzanine, and first floors, the accommodation comprises three cinema screens, a café/bar, a kitchen, a box office, a clubroom, back offices, and toilets.

Strategically located in the heart of Edinburgh, 88 Lothian Road is just a short distance from the Usher Hall and the Royal Lyceum Theatre, two of Edinburgh's principal cultural venues. The five star Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa lies a short distance to the north. Other surrounding uses include bars, restaurants, offices, and flats.

88 Lothian Road is category 'B' listed and holds planning use class 11 (Assembly and Leisure).

Further information can be obtained from the selling agent, Savills, here.

Published: 3rd November 2022