Basic Site Details

Name: Savoy Music Hall
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Faience.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2New Savoy Cinema  
Item 2 of 2New Savoy Theatre  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Cinema  
Item 2 of 2Dance hall  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1371, Hope StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 619111913 Original building (as Savoy Music Hall)
Item 2 of 616 December 1911   
Item 3 of 61916  Reconstruction
Item 4 of 615 August 1958 Scheme accepted'Plans were passed on August 15 by Dean of Guild Court for the conversion of the New Savoy cinema, in Hope-st., into a dance hall for Circuits Management Association, Ltd.' per Builder 22 Aug 1958 p332
Item 5 of 619 September 1958 Alteration/conversioninto ballroom, per Builder p508
Item 6 of 61972 DemolitionReplaced by the Savoy Centre


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 2James MillerArchitectA19111912Original building
Item 2 of 2George Arthur BoswellArchitectB1916 Reconstruction as New Savoy


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Circuits Management Association, Ltd.1958


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Peter, Bruce1996100 Years of Glasgow's Amazing Cinemas Edinburgh: Polygonpp36,37
Item 2 of 2RSA1913   439

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder22 August 1958  p332
Item 2 of 3Builder19 September 1958  p508
Item 3 of 3The Glasgow Programme18 December 1911  p8

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSWeddell and Thomson Archive Summary Material (Handlists, Job lists etc) 17 sheets drawings (rolls 18 & 33) ( (of Miller work? And George Boswell alterations)
Item 2 of 3RIAS Collection, NMRS, RCAHMSJames Miller, Son & Manson Drawings Collection 7 drawings by Miller
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers George Arthur Boswell: F no1756 (microfilm reel 14)