Basic Site Details

Name: Greenock BB cinema
Town, district or village: Greenock
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Plans have been approved for a scheme of reconstruction and additions to the BBC (sic) Cinema Argyll-street and West Stewart-street. Messrs Stewart ,Tough and Alexander, 2 Hadlin-street (sic) Greenock and Messrs McNair and Elder 274 St Vincent-street Glasgow are the architects. The building contract will be carried out by Messrs J and R Kirk Limited, Greenock. [Builder 27 August 1937 page 376]

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 11937 ReconstructionScheme of reconstruction and additions


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 5Douglas Lindsay CrawfordArchitectA1937 Alterations - as sole partner with Stewart Tough and Alexander
Item 2 of 5Stewart, Tough & AlexanderArchitectural practiceA1937 Scheme of reconstruction and additions
Item 3 of 5Charles James McNairArchitectB1937 Reconstruction and additions - with Stewart Tough & Alexander.
Item 4 of 5McNair & ElderArchitectural practiceB1937 Reconstruction and additions - with Stewart Tough & Alexander.
Item 5 of 5Robert Walter ElderArchitectB1937 Reconstruction and additions - with Stewart Tough & Alexander.


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder27 August 1937  p376
Item 2 of 2RIBA JournalAugust 1954 London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp427 Obituary

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Courtesy of Neil DarlingtonInformation sent via DSA website Sent June 2009