Basic Site Details

Name: Cinema, 19 Lawn Street
Town, district or village: Paisley
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: PAISLEY - The architects for the reconstruction and additions to the Astoria Picture House Lawn Street Paisley are Messrs J McKissack and Son 68 West Regent Street, Glasgow

Alternative Names

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

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 119, Lawn StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21914  Cinema entrance
Item 2 of 21931 ReconstructionReconstruction and additions


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 5Henry ('Harry') CookArchitectA1914 Cinema entrance
Item 2 of 5J Craig Barr & CookArchitectural practiceA1914 Cinema entrance
Item 3 of 5James Craig BarrArchitectA1914 Cinema entrance
Item 4 of 5James McKissackArchitectB1931 Reconstruction and addtions
Item 5 of 5John McKissack & SonArchitectural practiceB1931 Reconstruction and addtions


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Bostock, E H 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder5 June 1931  p1029

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 2Renfrewshire CouncilPaisley Dean of Guild Records Plans dated 1914