Basic Site Details

Name: Cinema, Hall Street
Town, district or village: Campbeltown
City or county: Argyll
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Campbeltown Dean of Guild simply lists 'Cinema, Hall Street' by Fairweather, 1938. This was probably the Rex Cinema, which, like the Picture House (by Albert V Gardner - see separate entry), was on Hall Street (see websites http://www.kintyremag.co.uk/2002/54/ and http://www.chem.gla.ac.uk/~gbarr/cinemas/scotland/campbeltown.html). It is highly unlikely to apply to work on the Picture House as the latter had been rebuilt by Gardner only three years previously.

A cinema is to be erected on the fronnt by Messrs George Green Limited Glasgow. [Builder 24 December 1937 Page 1170].

Plans are being prepared for the erection of a cinema for a Glasgow picture house syndicate. The architects are Messrs J Fairweather and Son 184 Trongate Glasgow. [Builder 4 March 1938 Page 467]

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Rex Cinema This was probably the Rex Cinema - see Notes

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 1Hall StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31937 Proposed 
Item 2 of 31938   
Item 3 of 3December 1977  Rex Cinema demolished; housing now stands on site

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 3John FairweatherArchitectA1938  
Item 2 of 3John Fairweather & SonArchitectural practiceA1938  
Item 3 of 3William John FairweatherArchitectA1938  

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Green, George, Limited, Glasgow 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Peter, Bruce2000Clyde Coast Picture Palaces Ochiltree: Stenlake Publishingp48 - mentions Rex Cinema but does not give location or architect

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1CampbeltownCampbeltown Dean of Guild