Basic Site Details

Name: Radio Cinema
Town, district or village: Kilbirnie
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: C Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2George CinemaYes 
Item 2 of 2Radio CityYesin 2012

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 1BridgendYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219371938 Design to completion
Item 2 of 219982003RestorationAs a community centre

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 2James HoustonArchitect 19371938 
Item 2 of 2Patrick (Pat or Paddy) Joseph CroninArchitectA19982003Restored as a community centre

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp403
Item 2 of 4Close, Robert1992Ayrshire and Arran, an Illustrated Architectural Guide Edinburgh: RIASp93
Item 3 of 4McKean, Charles1987The Scottish Thirties: An Architectural Introduction Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Presspp64 & 194
Item 4 of 4Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1938   268

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Architect and Building News1937Jan-Jun p370

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register47121 
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSJames Houston Collection DC 12410-12485, 12659-12661, 44125-44137, MS/611/1
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Houston: F no3577 (combined box 25)