Basic Site Details

Name: Boulevard Cinema
Town, district or village: Knightswood
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: The Corporation have approved a site at Knightswood (sic) upon which a new cinema is to be built. The architect for the scheme is Mr W Inglis, Bath-street [Builder 11 Novermber 1927, p758]

[Architect & Building News information seems at odds with other information (Boulevard Picture House by McKissack, 1932).]

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Vogue CinemaYesFrom 1939 to after 1950

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 12, Knightscliffe AvenueYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41928   
Item 2 of 410 December 1928 Opened 
Item 3 of 419381939 Reconstruction as Vogue
Item 4 of 41960 Demolition 


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 6William Beresford InglisArchitect 1928  
Item 2 of 6James McKissackArchitectD1932 on 'Gushet corner' - this probably relates to a different site
Item 3 of 6John McKissack & SonArchitectural practiceD1932 on 'Gushet corner' - this probably relates to a different site
Item 4 of 6James McKissackArchitectA19381939Reconstruction as Vogue Cinema
Item 5 of 6John McKissack & SonArchitectural practiceA19381939Reconstruction as Vogue Cinema
Item 6 of 6William James Anderson IIArchitectA19381939Reconstruction as Vogue Cinema


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1North British TheatresClient for 1928 building


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2McKean, Charles1987The Scottish Thirties: An Architectural Introduction Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Pressp195
Item 2 of 2Peter, Bruce1996100 Years of Glasgow's Amazing Cinemas Edinburgh: Polygonpp119-121

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architect and Building News1932Jul-Dec p258
Item 2 of 2Builder11 November 1927  p758

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1University of StrathclydeAHAUS (Archive of Historical Architecture, University of Strathclyde)91.28