Basic Site Details

Name: Alhambra Picture House
Town, district or village: Bellshill
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Messrs Robert K?? of Bishopbriggs will carry out the contract for the erection of the Alhambra cinema. The architects are Messrs Albert Gardner and Gavin Thomson 164 Bath-street Glasgow. [Builder 26 August 1938 Page 398]

Builder would seem to suggest that this was new build but generally agreed that reconstructed at this time - not newly built.

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 1Main StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11938  Alterations


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 3Albert Victor GardnerArchitectA1938 Alterations
Item 2 of 3Gardner & ThomsonArchitectural practiceA1938 Alterations
Item 3 of 3Gavin ThomsonArchitectA1938 Alterations


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Palmer, George 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Peter, Bruce1999Lanarkshire's Legendary Cinemas Stenlakep8

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder26 August 1938  p398

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Chris DoakInformation via website Sent August 2007
Item 2 of 2Courtesy of Neil DarlingtonInformation sent via DSA website Sent June 2009