The remains of Cosham’s Carlton Cinema

The remains of the Carlton Cinema in High Street, Cosham. Picture: Glenn Ford
The remains of the Carlton Cinema in High Street, Cosham. Picture: Glenn Ford
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THESE were the remains of the Carlton Cinema in High Street, Cosham, bombed in a heavy air raid on December 5, 1940.

Forty-four people were killed and 140 injured. The lady mayoress, who had been in the cinema, left shortly before the bomb dropped.