Basic Site Details

Name: Regal Cinema
Town, district or village: Shotts
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: The Broxham Enterprises Limited have acquired a site for the erection of a cinema. The architect is Mr R McKay ARIBA 4 Melville-street, Edinburgh. [Builder 11 March 1938 Page 515]

Messrs Hardie and Company Barnton, Midlothian, have secured the contract for the erection of a cinema for Broxburn Enterprises Limited. The architect is Mr J R MacKay, 4 Melville-street, Edinburgh. [Builder 2 December 1938 Page 1090]

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Station RoadYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31938   
Item 2 of 316 June 1939 Opened 
Item 3 of 31970s  Closed and demolished

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 4John Ross McKayArchitectA1938  
Item 2 of 4Richardson & McKayArchitectural practiceA1938 McKay responsible
Item 3 of 4Gavin Paterson & SonArchitectural practiceB1939 May have acted as executant architect
Item 4 of 4Lennox Dundas PatersonArchitectB1939 May have acted as executant architect

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Broxburn Enterprises limitedClient given in Builder 1938
Item 2 of 2Miller & Walker, Messrs 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Peter, Bruce1999Lanarkshire's Legendary Cinemas Stenlakep39

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder11 March 1938  p515
Item 2 of 2Builder2 December 1938  p1090

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 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection Drawings DPM 1930/243/1-20