Basic Site Details

Name: Vogue Cinema
Town, district or village: Rutherglen
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: C listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Plans are being drawn up on behalf of Mr R V Singleton of United Cinemas for a new cimema to be situated in Main-street on the site of the Old Manse. [Builder 3 May 1935 Page 845]

Messrs John McKissack and Son 68 West Regent Street Glasgow are preparing plans for a new cinema in Main-street for Vogue Cinemas Limited of Glasgow.[Builder 12 July 1935 Page 76]

A contract has been placed with Messrs R Rogerson and Company, Scotstoun for the erection of a cinema in Main-street for Vogue Cinemas Limited. The architects are Messrs John McKissack and Son 68 West Regent Street Glasgow.[Builder 23 August 1935 Page 338]

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1OdeonYesRenamed in 1936

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 156, 58, 60, Main StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219351936  
Item 2 of 229 June 1936  Opened

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 3John McKissack & SonArchitectural practiceA19251936 
Item 2 of 3William James Anderson IIArchitectA19251936Probably in the partnership
Item 3 of 3James McKissackArchitectA19351936 

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Singleton, George 
Item 2 of 2Vogue Cinemas Ltd (R V Singleton of United Cinemas) 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Peter, Bruce1996100 Years of Glasgow's Amazing Cinemas Edinburgh: Polygonp85
Item 2 of 2Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p496

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Builder3 May 1935  p845
Item 2 of 4Builder12 July 1935  p76
Item 3 of 4Builder23 August 1935  p338
Item 4 of 4Rutherglen Reformer24 January 1936  Article (in album held by present manager)

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register50139 
Item 2 of 2Strathclyde Regional Archives (Mitchell Library)Strathclyde Regional ArchivesRU 1935/15Rutherglen plans