Basic Site Details

Name: Caley Picture House
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Caley Cinema  
Item 2 of 2Revolution night clubYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Cinema  
Item 2 of 2Nightclub  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 231-35, Lothian Road(?)Yes 
Item 2 of 221-31, Lothian Road(?)YesAddress given by HS


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219221923ConstructionOriginal building
Item 2 of 21928  Stained glass, mansard roof, palazzo wing and adjacent shops added


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 5James Smith RichardsonArchitectA19221923 
Item 2 of 5John Ross McKayArchitectA19221923 
Item 3 of 5Richardson & McKayArchitectural practiceA19221923 
Item 4 of 5James McKissackArchitectB1928 Stained glass, mansard roof, palazzo wing and adjacent shops added
Item 5 of 5John McKissack & SonArchitectural practiceB1928  

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 123-25 Lothian Road 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp268
Item 2 of 2RSA1923   501

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild 21 March 1921 and 9 March 1922
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register30021 
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection Drawings by Richardson & McKay
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Ross McKay: F no3492 (box 24)