Basic Site Details

Name: Cinema for Riddrie Cinema Ltd
Town, district or village: Riddrie
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: Unexecuted
Grid ref:
Notes: Perhaps not executed? Contractor George U Scott, 154 West Regent Street, Glasgow. To seart 2,000.

'Dean of Guilds Court: Linings have been granted to William H Porteous Martin CA 147 Bath-street, trustee for a company about to be formed called the Riddrie Cinema Limited, to erect a picture house at Warriston-street and Cumberland-road, and George U Scott 154 West Regent Street to erect a cinema at Cumberland Road'. [Builder 21 November 1930 page 890].

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 2Cumbernauld Road This is given as Cumberland Road in Builder reference but not traceable.
Item 2 of 2Warriston Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11930 Build/construction 


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 2James McKissackArchitectA1930  
Item 2 of 2John McKissack & SonArchitectural practiceA1930  


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder31 October 1930  p755
Item 2 of 2Builder21 November 1930  p890

Archive References

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