Basic Site Details

Name: Playhouse Cinema
Town, district or village: Elgin
City or county: Morayshire
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

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

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 1High Street  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11932 Opened 

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 2Alister Gladstone MacDonald (or Alistair Gladstone MacDonald)Architect 1932  
Item 2 of 2Leonard George PargiterArchitectA1932 As architect in charge of Edinburgh office of Alister G MacDonald

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Elgin Picture House Company 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Pressp456, 591
Item 2 of 2www.scottishcinemas.org.uk www.scottishcinemas.org.uk Scottish Cinemas website and databaseDatabase accessed February 2006

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder25 March 1932  p577
Item 2 of 2The Times11 April 1932   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of Neil DarlingtonInformation sent via DSA website Sent June 2009
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Pargiter: L no6486 (Combined Box 142); F no4784 (Combined Box 35)