Basic Site Details

Name: Cinema, Links Street
Town, district or village: Kirkcaldy
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Plans are to be prepared for the erection of a cinema at the Lakes(sic). The architects are Messrs J McKissack and Son 65 Bath Street, Glasgow. [Builder 11 March 1938 Page 515]

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Raith CinemaYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Links StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2The Links Alternative name


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219361938Build/construction 
Item 2 of 21938 Opened 


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 McKissackArchitectA1938  
Item 2 of 2John McKissack & SonArchitectural practiceA1938  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1King, A B and Cantley, St Andrews 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p292
Item 2 of Scottish Cinemas website and databaseDatabase accessed February 2006

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Architect and Building News11 March 1938CLIII p 319
Item 2 of 3Builder17 July 1936  p131
Item 3 of 3Builder11 March 1938CLIV p 515

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of Neil DarlingtonInformation sent via DSA website Sent June 2009
Item 2 of 2Fife Archives, Iona House, John Smith Business Park, KirkcaldyKirkcaldy Dean of Guild Court Drawings dated 3 February 1938, ref. DG/K/1/2601