Basic Site Details

Name: Cinema House
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Salvation Army HallYes 

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 118-20, Nicolson StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 29 June 1911 Opened 
Item 2 of 21921  Alterations


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 5Frank Edward Belcombe BlancArchitectB1911 Superintended work
Item 2 of 5Hippolyte Jean BlancArchitectB1911 Designer
Item 3 of 5Alexander Cochran DennyArchitectA1921 Alterations
Item 4 of 5Denny & BlainArchitectural practiceA1921 Alterations
Item 5 of 5William John BlainArchitectA1921 Alterations


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2British Architect30 June 1911  p468 - with extensive report
Item 2 of 2Scotsman7 June 1911   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSWeddell and Thomson Archive Summary Material (Handlists, Job lists etc) 9 sheets drawings (roll 7) with correspondence