Basic Site Details

Name: Odeon Cinema
Town, district or village: Hamilton
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: Messrs Robert Pert and Sons Limited, Montrose have secured the contract for the erection of the Odeon Cinema in Burns Statue Square. [Builder 3 September 1937 page 429]

Mr Andrew Mather FRIBA 102 Bath-street, Glasgow is preparing plans for the erection of a cinema. [Builder 29 October 1937 Page 801]

The Dean of Guild Court has approved plans presented by Odeon (Hamilton) Limited 39 Temple Row, Birmingham for the erection of a cinema in Townend-street. The architect is Mr Andrew Mather FRIBA 102 Bath-street, Glasgow. [Builder 10 December 1937 Page 1086]

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Townhead StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31938   
Item 2 of 3November 1938 Opened 
Item 3 of 31980 Alteration/conversionConversion to 5 screens

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 1Andrew MatherArchitect 1938  

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Oscar Deutsch's Odeon Circuit 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Peter, Bruce1999Lanarkshire's Legendary Cinemas Stenlakep26

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Architect and Building News1937Jul-Dec p151
Item 2 of 4Builder17 September 1937  p521
Item 3 of 4Builder29 October 1937  p801
Item 4 of 4Builder10 December 1937  p1086

Archive References

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