Basic Site Details

Name: Kingsway Cinema
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Dean of Guild Court granted linings to WH P Martin, 147 Bath-street, trustee to a company now being formed to erect a picture house on the south side of Cathcart-road, Mount Florida [Builder 1 june 1928, p963]

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Kingsway Bingo HallYes 
Item 2 of 2Vogue Renamed in 1950

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Cinema  
Item 2 of 2Bingo hall Used as a bingo hall from c.1965 to 1986

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 11235, Cathcart RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2May 1929 OpenedCinema opened
Item 2 of 22006 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 2James McKissackArchitectA1929  
Item 2 of 2John McKissack & SonArchitectural practiceA1929  


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


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Peter, Bruce1996100 Years of Glasgow's Amazing Cinemas Edinburgh: Polygonp78, 182
Item 2 of 3Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p539
Item 3 of Scottish Cinemas website and databaseAccessed 17 February 2010

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder1 June 1928  p963

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Glasgow City CouncilSurplus Buildings Register0200 
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33802