Basic Site Details

Name: Crown Cinema
Town, district or village: Gorbals
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
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Alternative Names

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

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 1163, Crown StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31914 Opened 
Item 2 of 31930 DemolitionOriginal cinema
Item 3 of 31930 OpenedNew cinema on same site


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 4William ReidArchitect 1914 Original cinema
Item 2 of 4Daniel Walter MacMathArchitectA1930 Rebuilding
Item 3 of 4Gavin LennoxArchitectA1930 Rebuilding
Item 4 of 4Lennox & MacMathArchitectural practiceA1930 Rebuilding


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Peter, Bruce1996100 Years of Glasgow's Amazing Cinemas Edinburgh: Polygonp178