Basic Site Details

Name: Palace Picture Theatre
Town, district or village: Paisley
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Plans of a new Paisley cinema with accommodation for 2,500 persons are shortly to be submitted to Paisley Dean of Guild Court. The building is to be erected on the site of the former Western Cinema, opposite the Drill Hall. In addition to the cinema, there will be a dance hall for 1,000 persons and a tea room for 500 persons. [Builder 30 March 1928, p555]

Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11928 Plans prepared, construction not yet begun 


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 3Andrew HamiltonArchitectA1928 Plans to be submitted
Item 2 of 3Cook & HamiltonArchitectural practiceA1928 Plans to be submitted
Item 3 of 3Henry ('Harry') CookArchitectA1928 Plans to be submitted


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder30 March 1928  p555
Item 2 of 2Builder22 January 1943CLXIV  

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Andrew Hamilton: F no2916 (box 14)