Basic Site Details

Name: Vogue Cinema
Town, district or village: Govan
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Mr R V Singleton proposes to built a cinema in Langlands-road and Crossloam-road Govan, with accommodation for over 2,000 persons. The architects are Messrs John McKissack and Son, 68 West Regent Street, Glasgow. No contracts placed. [Builder 20 November 1936 Page 1020]

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Vogue Bingo Hall  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Crossloan Road  
Item 2 of 2251, Langlands RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 319361938Build/construction 
Item 2 of 34 July 1938  Cinema opened
Item 3 of 3Before 198 Alterations and additionsReconstruction?


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 4James McKissackArchitectA19361938 
Item 2 of 4John McKissack & SonArchitectural practiceA19361938 
Item 3 of 4William James Anderson IIArchitectA19361938 
Item 4 of 4John Robertson NotmanArchitectBBefore 1980 Reconstruction?


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Singleton CinemasClient for 1970s work
Item 2 of 2Singleton, George 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Peter, Bruce1996100 Years of Glasgow's Amazing Cinemas Edinburgh: Polygonp98

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Architect and Building News1936Jul-Dec p264
Item 2 of 3Architect and Building News1937Jan-Jun p172
Item 3 of 3Builder20 November 1936  p1020

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