Basic Site Details

Name: Cinema
Town, district or village: Grangemouth
City or county: Stirlingshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: The Dean of Guild Court has granted warrant to the Grangemouth Picture House Limited for a picture house in Lumley-street with seating accommodation for 1,450 people at 15,000. [Builder 28 July 1939 Page 170]

Work is to start at once on a new cinema at Lumley-street for Grangemouth Picture House Limited. The architect is Mr Alister G MacDonald FRIBA 7 Manor Place Edinburgh and the contractors are Messrs Robert Pert and Sons Limited, Lower Balmain-street, Montrose. Seating accommodation is for 1,450. [Builder 11 August 1939 Page 251]

Messrs Robert Pert and Son Limited, Montrose will carry out the building contract for a cinema to be erected in Lumley-street for the Grangemouth Picture House Limited. The architect is Mr Alister G MacDonald FRIBA 123 George Street Edinburgh [Builder 18 August 1939, page 292]

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 1Lumley StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11939   

People

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 1Alister Gladstone MacDonald (or Alistair Gladstone MacDonald)Architect 1939  

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Grangemouth Picture House 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1McKean, Charles1987The Scottish Thirties: An Architectural Introduction Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Pressp195

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Architect and Building News1939Jul-Dec p198
Item 2 of 4Builder28 July 1939  p170
Item 3 of 4Builder11 August 1939  p251
Item 4 of 4Builder18 August 1939  p292

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