Basic Site Details

Name: Regal Cinema and Bingo Hall
Town, district or village: Coatbridge
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
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Mr C J McNair LRIBA 112 Bath Street, Glasgow has prepared plans for the erection of a new cinema in Ellis-street, Coatbridge to seat 2,300. The promoters are Scottish Cinema and Variety Theatres Limited, Glasgow [Builder 17 August 1934 Page 277]

The Cinema Construction Company Limited, 154 West Regent Street, Glasgow, are to commence work shortly upon the erection of the 2,000 seater cinema at Ellis-street for Scottish Cinema and Variety Theatres Limited, 105 St Vincent-street, Glasgow. The cost is estimated at 20,000. Plans are by Mr C J McNair LRIBA 112 Bath Street, Glasgow. [Builder 8 February 1935 Page 291]

Contracts have been placed as follows:
Excavation, brick and masons work: London and Inglis Calder Street Coatbridge
Steelwork: Redpath Brown and Company Limited [Builder 12 April 1935 Page 717]

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2ABC cinema  
Item 2 of 2Ellis Street CinemaYes 

Street Addresses

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21936   
Item 2 of 217 February 1936  Opened

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 3Charles James McNairArchitectA19341936 
Item 2 of 3McNair & ElderArchitectural practiceA19341936 
Item 3 of 3Robert Walter ElderArchitectA19341936 

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2ABC Cinemas 
Item 2 of 2Scottish Cinema and Variety Pictures Ltd 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Peden, Allan1992The Monklands: an illustrated architectural guide RIASp43
Item 2 of 3Peter, Bruce1999Lanarkshire's Legendary Cinemas Stenlakepp21-22
Item 3 of 3Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1941   714

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Architect and Building News1934July-Dec p201