Basic Site Details

Name: Louvre Theatre
Town, district or village: Parkhead
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: It is not clear if this was ever built - it may just have been a scheme.

The Louvre Picture House, Parkhead is to be enlarged for the Parkhead Picture House Limited, 13-15 Duke-street, Parkhead, Glasgow [Builder 18 August 1933, p286]

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Louvre super-cinema  

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 11313-1324, Duke Street  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 319121914Build/construction 
Item 2 of 31933 Plans prepared, construction not yet begunAdditions and alterations
Item 3 of 3c. 1934 Destruction/demolitionBuilding sold to Bernard Fruitin for demolition and building of Granada on the same site (see separate entry)

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 4Hamilton NeilArchitectB19121914 
Item 2 of 4John Andrew ReidArchitectA1933 Enlargement proposed
Item 3 of 4Macwhannell & ReidArchitectural practiceA1933 Enlargement proposed
Item 4 of 4Ninian MacwhannellArchitectA1933 Enlargement proposed

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Parkhead Picture House Limited, 13-15 Duke Street 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Peter, Bruce1996100 Years of Glasgow's Amazing Cinemas Edinburgh: Polygonp165

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architect and Building News1933Jul-Dec p172
Item 2 of 2Builder18 August 1933  p286