Basic Site Details

Name: Regal Cinema
Town, district or village: Stirling
City or county: Stirlingshire
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: The Associated British Cinemas Limited, Heddon House, Regent-street, London W1 are proposing a cinema at Stirling. The staff architect is Mr W R Glen. [Builder 12 June 1930 Page 1070]

Plans for a super-cinema in Maxwell-place Stirling to be erected by the Associated British Cinemas Limited, London, have been passed by Stirling Town Council. When finished the cinema will accommodated 2,000. The staff architect to the company is Mr W Glen. Heddon House, Regent-street, London W1 [Builder 2 October 1931 Page 562]

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 2Maxwell PlaceYes 
Item 2 of 2Seaforth Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219311932Build/construction 
Item 2 of 21960s 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 2Charles James McNairArchitectC1930 Given as architect in 'Builder'
Item 2 of 2Albert Victor GardnerArchitect 1931 Chris Doak gives Gardner who perhaps submitted designs but did not eventually get the job.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Associated British Cinemas 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of Scottish Cinemas website and databaseDatabase accessed February 2006

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Architect and Building News1932Jan-Jun p296
Item 2 of 4Builder12 June 1930  p1070
Item 3 of 4Builder18 September 1931  p479
Item 4 of 4Builder2 October 1931  p562

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Chris DoakInformation via website Sent August 2007
Item 2 of 3Courtesy of Neil DarlingtonInformation sent via DSA website Sent June 2009
Item 3 of 3DMW ArchiveResearch notes for 'Scottish Thirties' by Charles McKean