Basic Site Details

Name: Plaza Cinema
Town, district or village: Burnbank
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: This is possibly the Masonic Hall which was converted into a cinema in 1935.


Plans have been presented at Hamilton Dean of Guild Court for the conversion of the Masonic Hall in Wilson-street Burnbank into a picture house with accommodation for 423 persons. The petition was put forward by Mr John Boe ( sic - Bow?) 277 Shawbridge-street, Glasgow and permission was granted. [Builder 11 January 1935 Page 122]

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Cinema  
Item 2 of 2Masonic hallYes 

Street Addresses

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2   Proposed new balcony and technical enclosure - no date
Item 2 of 21935 Alteration/conversionConversion from Masonic Hall into cinema

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 3Gavin PatersonArchitectA  Proposed new balcony and technical enclosure - no date
Item 2 of 3Gavin Paterson & SonArchitectural practiceA  Proposed new balcony and technical enclosure - no date - perhaps involved if after 1930
Item 3 of 3Lennox Dundas PatersonArchitectA  Proposed new balcony and technical enclosure - no date

References

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder11 January 1935  p122

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1South Lanarkshire Council ArchiveGavin Paterson Archive F41/10/9, 7 rolled plans