Basic Site Details

Name: Torry Picture House
Town, district or village: Torry
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost: 18,000.

Electrical Installation North of Scotland Electric Light and Power Company. Montrose
Plumbing Fyfe and Hughes. Montrose
Painting and decoration Copland and Son. Aberdeen

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 1High Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2Before 1923   
Item 2 of 21926 Reconstruction 


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 6Clement George ABefore 1923  
Item 2 of 6George Sutherland ABefore 1923  
Item 3 of 6Sutherland & George ABefore 1923  
Item 4 of 6Clement George B1926 Reconstruction
Item 5 of 6George Sutherland B1926 Reconstruction
Item 6 of 6Sutherland & George B1926 Reconstruction


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Who's Who in Architecture1926    

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder12 November 1926  p807
Item 2 of 2RIBA Journal30 April 1932 London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsObituary

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of Neil DarlingtonInformation sent via DSA website Sent June 2009
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers George Sutherland: F no1919 (microfilm reel 16)