The building with the striped canopy (that's the second canopy from the right) is the Palladium Cinema. That stood where the former Marks & Spencer building is today. According to Jeremy Buck's book, it was operating from 1913 to 1937.
The terrace of buildings on the left of the picture, with a Dutch gable at either end, is still standing, although it's lost its southern dutch gable today. The far end of the terrace is on the corner of Dovecote Avenue.
The building on the extreme right was the entrance to a billiard club. It stood just about opposite Coleraine Road, pretty much where Mothercare is today.
The extract from the 1925 Kelly's directory below suggests that the date is just about right and lists most of the shops visible in the photo. Dorothy Perkins appears in the 1926 directory at number 40 and Barretts Shoe Shop has taken over the the Premier Boot Company premises (just to the left of the ABC canopy). By the end of 1926 Marks & Spencer had moved in next door at number 44. Although they expanded, they stayed on the same site for 90 years until they closed in 2015.
The map snippet below is from the 1935 OS Map.
When the cinema closed in 1937, you could pick up its furnishings, I'm guessing for a keen price!
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