Basic Site Details

Name: Salisbury Cinema
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Plans are being prepared by Messrs Lennox and McMath, 103 Bath-street, Glasgow, for a scheme of reconstruction and additions to the Salisbury Cinema at South Chester-street (sic). [Builder 6 August 1937 Page 257]

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 134-42, South Clerk Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31925 OpenedCinema opened in former mission hall
Item 2 of 31937 Reconstruction 
Item 3 of 31943 ClosedClosed after fire and demolished


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 3Daniel Walter MacMathArchitecta1937 Reconstruction and additions
Item 2 of 3Gavin LennoxArchitecta1937 Reconstruction and additions
Item 3 of 3Lennox & MacMathArchitectural practiceA1937 Reconstruction and additions


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder6 August 1937  p257

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