Basic Site Details

Name: Princes Cinema
Town, district or village: Springburn
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Associated British Cinemas Limited 30 Golden-square, W1 are to erect a cinema in Gourlay-street, Springburn on the site of the Prince’s Picture House. The architects are Messrs Charles McNair and Elder 272 St Vincent-street, Glasgow. The contract has been placed with the Cinema Construction Company Limited, 49 Bath-street, Glasgow. [Builder 20 November 1936 Page 1020]

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 120, Gourlay StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 28 November 1937  Opened
Item 2 of 21979 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 3Charles James McNairArchitectA19361937 
Item 2 of 3McNair & ElderArchitectural practiceA19361937 
Item 3 of 3Robert Walter ElderArchitectA19361937 


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


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Peter, Bruce1996100 Years of Glasgow's Amazing Cinemas Edinburgh: Polygonp141, 186

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder20 November 1936  p1020