Basic Site Details

Name: Mayfair Cinema
Town, district or village: Battlefield
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Plans have been approved for the erection of a new cinema in Sinclair-drive, Battlefield -road for the Battlefield Picture House Limited 33 Bath-street, Glasgow, to seat 1,400 persons. The architect is Mr Eric Sutherland LRIBA 102 Bath Street Glasgow. No contracts placed. [(Builder 5 May 1933, p744].

See separate entry also for Cinema, Langside

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31933   
Item 2 of 31 February 1934 Opened 
Item 3 of 31980 Demolition 


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 1Eric Alexander SutherlandArchitect 1933  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Battlefield Picture House Limited 
Item 2 of 2Mayfair Pictures LtdAt time of opening


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Peter, Bruce1996100 Years of Glasgow's Amazing Cinemas Edinburgh: Polygonp183

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder5 May 1933  p744

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1DMW ArchiveResearch notes for 'Scottish Thirties' by Charles McKean