Basic Site Details

Name: Laurie Street Cinema
Town, district or village: Leith
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Originally in old grocer's shop.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Alison Cinema From 1944 to 1946
Item 2 of 3Laurie Picture House From 1912 to 1931 and from 1934 to 1944
Item 3 of 3Leith Picture House From 1931 to 1934

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 16, Laurie StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 227 May 1911 Opened 
Item 2 of 27 October 1946  Closed down

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 1Joseph Marr JohnstonArchitect After 1911 Unclear at what stage he was involved

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1www.scottishcinemas.org.uk www.scottishcinemas.org.uk Scottish Cinemas website and databaseDatabase accessed February 2006

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Journal13 October 1934v41London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp1069 - obituary of Joseph Marr Johnston