Basic Site Details

Name: Broadway Cinema
Town, district or village: Shettleston
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Plans are being prepared for the reconstruction and additions to the Broadway Cinema, Amulree Street, Shettleston, for the Odeon Theatres Limited, Pall Mall, London. Mr Andrew Mather, architect. [Builder 1 October 1937 Page 615]

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Odeon Sold to Odeon September 1936

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Cinema  
Item 2 of 2Bingo hall Became a Mecca bingo hall in 1967

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Amulree StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 519291930Build/constructionat a cost of 30,000
Item 2 of 525 June 1930 Opened 
Item 3 of 51937  Additions
Item 4 of 525 January 1967 Closedused as bingo hall thereafter
Item 5 of 5August 1995 Destruction/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 3James McKissackArchitectA19291930 
Item 2 of 3John McKissack & SonArchitectural practiceA19291930 
Item 3 of 3Andrew MatherArchitect 1937 Additions


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


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Peter, Bruce1996100 Years of Glasgow's Amazing Cinemas Edinburgh: Polygonp170
Item 2 of Scottish Cinemas website and database 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architect and Building News1937Jul-Dec p26
Item 2 of 2Builder1 October 1937  p615

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