Basic Site Details

Name: Empire Cinema
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Plans are in hand for reconstruction and alteration of the Empire Theatre. Messrs John MacKissack and Son 68 West Regent-street, Glasgow, are the architects. [Builder 24 November 1933, p849]

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Empire Picture House  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Cinema  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11933 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 2James McKissackArchitectA1933 Reconstruction
Item 2 of 2John McKissack & SonArchitectural practiceA1933 Reconstruction


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Architect and Building News1934Jan-June p142
Item 2 of 3Architect and Building News1936Jan-June p56
Item 3 of 3Builder24 November 1933  p849

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