Basic Site Details

Name: Seamore Cinema
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: In an Architectural Competition for the new cinema promoted by A E Pickard in May 1913, prizes of 10 each were awarded to
W Gordon Maxwell Lethamhill Millerton (not identified)
FE and A Milne architects and engineers 136 Wellington Street Glasgow
R Thomas 50 Exeter Street Ardwick, Manchester

R Thomas may be the R A Thomas, given as architect with George Arthur Boswell. However, the 1911 Manchester and Salford Directory lists Robert Thomas, decorator, at this address

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 1220, Maryhill RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41913 Competition results announcedThree equal premiums of 10 awarded
Item 2 of 41914   
Item 3 of 421 December 1914 Opened 
Item 4 of 41926   


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 4F E & A MilneArchitectural practice 1913 Awarded one of the 10 premiums in the competition, but did not secure the commission
Item 2 of 4George Arthur BoswellArchitectA1914 With R A Thomas
Item 3 of 4R A ThomasArchitectA1914 With George Arthur Boswell
Item 4 of 4Harry BarnesArchitect 1926 Rebuilding


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Pickard, A E 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Peter, Bruce1996100 Years of Glasgow's Amazing Cinemas Edinburgh: Polygonp187

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News16 May 1913  p676