Basic Site Details

Name: Port Glasgow Cinema
Town, district or village: Port Glasgow
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Conflict of information: 'Surviving Cinemas' says that this was to be called Eclipse and that it changed at the time of building to Plaza. However Neil Darlington quoting 'Builder' says that the Plaza was to be on a site adjoing the Eclipse.

Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21936 Proposed 
Item 2 of 21937 Build/construction 


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 3Daniel Walter MacMathArchitectA19361937 
Item 2 of 3Gavin LennoxArchitectA19361937 
Item 3 of 3Lennox & MacMathArchitectural practiceA19361937 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1McKean, Charles1987The Scottish Thirties: An Architectural Introduction Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Press 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder4 December 1936  p1125