Basic Site Details

Name: Plaza Cinema
Town, district or village: Kilmarnock
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Plans have been prepared for a new super cinema in Sturrock-street and Maxwell Mill-lane. Messrs McNair and Elder are the architects and Messrs Gladstone Browne and Company the quantity surveyors. The excavating brick and masonry work is by Messrs James Rome and Sons Limited, Kilmarnock. [Builder 28 July 1939 Page 170]

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1New Cuban Picture House  

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 2Maxwell Lane  
Item 2 of 2Sturrock Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11939 Plans prepared, construction not yet begun 


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 3Charles James McNairArchitectA1939  
Item 2 of 3McNair & ElderArchitectural practiceA1939  
Item 3 of 3Robert Walter ElderArchitectA1939  


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architect and Building News1939Jul-Dec p120
Item 2 of 2Builder28 July 1939  p170

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