Basic Site Details

Name: Regal Cinema
Town, district or village: Armadale
City or county: West Lothian
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Plans have been prepared by Mr A D Haxton, Commercial Road, Leven, for the erection of a cinema at South-street with accommodation for 750 persons. [Builder 11 June 1937 Page 1248]

The Star Theatre (Armadale) Limited propose to erect a cinema seating about 800 persons. The contract has been placed with Messrs Robert Pert and Sons, Limited, Montrose. The architect is Mr A D Haxton LRIBA Commercial Road, Leven. [Builder 15 October 1937 Page 707]

Alternative Names

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

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 1South StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11937   


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 1Andrew David HaxtonArchitect 1937  


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder11 June 1937  p1248
Item 2 of 2Builder15 October 1937  p707

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Courtesy of Neil DarlingtonInformation sent via DSA website Sent June 2007
Item 2 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSHaxton & Watson Collection HW 1930/7/1-24
Item 3 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Andrew David Haxton: F no4023 (box 31)
Item 4 of 4Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore205701