Basic Site Details

Name: Wellington Palace
Town, district or village: Gorbals
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Wellington Palace Music Hall Original name in 1874
Item 2 of 2Wellington Picture PalaceYes 

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 111, Commercial RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41874  Original Music hall
Item 2 of 41912  Alterations?
Item 3 of 41922  Alterations/rebuilding?
Item 4 of 41928  Rebuilding of Wellington Palace Music Hall of 1874


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 7Alexander Cochran Denny A1912 Alterations?
Item 2 of 7Denny & Blain A1912 Alterations?
Item 3 of 7William John Blain A1912 Alterations?
Item 4 of 7James Chalmers  1922 Alterations/rebuilding?
Item 5 of 7Albert Victor Gardner C1928 Rebuilding of 1874 Music Hall
Item 6 of 7Gardner & Glen C1928 Rebuilding of 1874 Music Hall
Item 7 of 7William Riddell Glen C1928 Rebuilding of 1874 Music Hall


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Peter, Bruce1999Scotland's Splendid Theatres: Architecture and Social History from the Reformation to the Present Day Edinburgh: Polygon (an imprint of Edinburgh University Press Ltd)189

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Glasgow City ArchivesWorsdall Collection A/330 (Chalmers work)
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSWeddell and Thomson Archive Summary Material (Handlists, Job lists etc) Handlist -3 sheets drawings (roll 41) including interior perspective)