Basic Site Details

Name: The Picture House
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
Status: Unexecuted
Grid ref:
Notes: Not executed because of the war? - though Gavin Goodfellow's 'Builder' notes state that it became the Gaumont and that it was demolished in the late 20th century

Alternative Names

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

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 2181, Union StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2Windmill BraeYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11915 Design exhibitedFoyer formed within existing buildings


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 2(Captain) George Luard AlexanderArchitect 1915 With Robert Atkinson
Item 2 of 2Robert AtkinsonArchitect 1915 With G L Alexander


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Academy Architecture1915 Part 1 pp64-68
Item 2 of 2Spencer-Longhurst, Paul (ed.)1989Robert Atkinson 1883-1952 Achitectural Association (contributions by Gavin Stamp and Alan Powers)p43

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2BuilderEarly 1914CVI p755
Item 2 of 2BuilderLate 1920CXIX pp308-310