Basic Site Details

Name: Plaza Cinema
Town, district or village: Hilltown
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: A new picture theatre is being erected at Hilltown and Messrs MacLaren, Soutar & Salmond 15 South Tay-street are the architects. [Builder 11 February 1927 Page 264]

The new picture theatre to be built at Hilltown is to be a larger building than originally anticipated. The architects are Messrs MacLaren, Soutar & Salmond 15 South Tay-street.[Builder 11 March 1927]

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 21927 Build/construction 
Item 2 of 228 May 1928 Opened 


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 4Andrew Graham PatrickArchitectA1927  
Item 2 of 4Charles Geddes SoutarArchitectA1927  
Item 3 of 4Maclaren Soutar SalmondArchitectural practiceA1927  
Item 4 of 4William SalmondArchitect, EngineerA1927  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1SCVT 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder11 February 1927  p264
Item 2 of 2Builder11 March 1927   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Courtesy of Neil DarlingtonInformation sent via DSA website Sent June 2009