Basic Site Details

Name: Falkirk Pavilion Cinema
Town, district or village: Falkirk
City or county: Stirlingshire
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Dean of Guild Court has passed plans for alterations and additions proposed to the Pavilion Picture House, High-street, Falkirk for the Falkirk Picture House Limited, estimated to cost 2,000. [Builder 12 February 1932 Page 328]

The Dean of Guild Court has agreed to the proposal of the Falkirk Picture House Limited to erect new buildings and alter the existing buildings known as the Pavilion Picture House in High-street, the estimated cost of the proposed work being 2,000.[Builder 26 February 1932 Page 403]

Plans which have already been passed by the Dean of Guild Court for the reconstruction of the Pavilion cinema have been prepared by Messrs Malcolm Ross and Sons, 50 Main-street, Wishaw. [Builder 15 April 1932 Page 704]

Alternative Names

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

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 1High Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2After 1915  Drawings not dated (neither Denny and Blain drawings nor Kay drawings)
Item 2 of 21932 Alterations and additionsPlans passed by Dean of Guild Court


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 5George KayArchitectB  Alterations? Original building? Or perhaps work on a different cinema, not the Pavilion
Item 2 of 5Alexander Cochran DennyArchitectAAfter 1915  
Item 3 of 5Denny & BlainArchitectural practiceAAfter 1915  
Item 4 of 5William John BlainArchitectAAfter 1915  
Item 5 of 5Malcolm Ross & Son(s?) C1932 Alterations and additions


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Falkirk Picture House LimitedClient for 1932 work


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder12 February 1932  p328
Item 2 of 3Builder26 February 1932  p403
Item 3 of 3Builder15 April 1932  p704

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of Neil DarlingtonInformation sent via DSA website Sent June 2009
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSWeddell and Thomson Archive Summary Material (Handlists, Job lists etc) 4 sheets drawings (roll 23) and 4 drawings (roll 40 ) for Kay work