Basic Site Details

Name: Cinema for Renfrew Pictures Ltd
Town, district or village: Renfrew
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Contractor Matthew Muir & Co, Bank Street, Kilmarnock

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Picture House  
Item 2 of 2Regal  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Cinema  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Ferry Road(?)  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119301931Alterations and additions(?)'Considerable extension to the Picture House, Renfrew is proposed'. [Builder 7 November 1930]. Balcony added and largely rebuilt.


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 3James McKissackArchitectA19301931Rebuilding
Item 2 of 3John McKissack & SonArchitectural practiceA19301931Rebuilding
Item 3 of 3William James Anderson IIArchitectA19301931Rebuilding


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Renfrew Pictures Ltd 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Architect and Building News1930Jul-Dec p578
Item 2 of 3Builder7 November 1930  p802
Item 3 of 3Builder27 March 1931  p595

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Courtesy of Neil DarlingtonInformation sent via DSA website Sent June 2009