Basic Site Details

Name: Regal Cinema and shops
Town, district or village: Craigmillar
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: The new cinema to be erected at Niddrie Mains Edinburgh for a company yet to be promoted is planned by Mr T Gibson. 30 Rutland-square, Edinburgh. The building to cost 15,000 will seat 1,600 persons, including a balcony seating 312 persons. [Builder 21 September 1934 Page 520]

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1County CinemaYesCurrent name, but cinema disused

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 1Wauchope AvenueYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 113 July 1935  Plans passed by Dean of Guild

People

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 1Thomas Bowhill GibsonArchitect 1934  

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp545

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Architect and Building News1934Jul-Dec p389
Item 2 of 3Builder21 September 1934  p520
Item 3 of 3Scotsman13 June 1935   

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 2DMW ArchiveResearch notes for 'Scottish Thirties' by Charles McKean