Basic Site Details

Name: Waverley Cinema
Town, district or village: Shawlands Cross
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Plans are being prepared by Mr G Urie Scott, the Cinema Construction Company, 154 West Regent-street, Glasgow for a scheme of reconstruction to be carried through at the Waverley Cinema, Shawlands Cross, Glasgow for the ABC Corporation. [Builder 3 April 1936 Page 703]

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3ABC  
Item 2 of 3Joe Coral Snooker HallYes 
Item 3 of 3Waverley Picture House  

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 3Bertram StreetYes 
Item 2 of 3Frankfort StreetYes 
Item 3 of 318, Moss-side RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 419181919Plans dated 
Item 2 of 41922   
Item 3 of 422 December 1922 Opened 
Item 4 of 41936 Reconstruction 


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 5David SalmondArchitectA1922  
Item 2 of 5James Henry GrayArchitectA1922  
Item 3 of 5John WatsonArchitectA1922  
Item 4 of 5Watson, Salmond & GrayArchitectural practiceA1922  
Item 5 of 5George Urie Scott B1936 Scheme of reconstruction


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1ABC corporation For 1936 work


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Peter, Bruce1996100 Years of Glasgow's Amazing Cinemas Edinburgh: Polygonp183
Item 2 of 4Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1922   658
Item 3 of 4RSA1923   492
Item 4 of Scottish Cinemas website and databaseAccessed 17 February 2010

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder3 April 1936  p703

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Courtesy of Neil DarlingtonInformation sent via DSA website Sent June 2009
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33941 
Item 3 of 3Mitchell Library GlasgowOffice Plans and drawings of Watson, Salmond & Gray33