Basic Site Details

Name: Super Cinema, Paisley Road
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Plans have been prepared by Mr James Taylor 220 West Regent-street, Blythswood, Glasgow for the Dominion Circuit (Cinemas) Limited 102 Bath-street, Blythswood, Glasgow for a cinema to replace the one at Paisley-road and Seaward-street. The demolition contract has been placed with the Cinetheatre Construction Company Limited. (Builder 24 March 1939 Page 586)

Location uncertain: the former Paisley Road, Cardonald is now known as Paisley Road West, but none of the cinemas on that street appears to be by Taylor (see separate entries).

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 1Paisley RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11939 Plans prepared, construction not yet begun 


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 1James TaylorArchitect 1939  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Dominion Circuit (Cinemas) Limited, 102 Bath Street, Blythswood, Glasgow 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1McKean, Charles1987The Scottish Thirties: An Architectural Introduction Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Pressp197

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architect and Building News1939Jan-Jun p342
Item 2 of 2Builder24 March 1939  p586

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