Basic Site Details

Name: Victoria Cinema
Town, district or village: Inverurie
City or county: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Now used as a nightclub.

Mr T Scott Sutherland FRIBA 10 Albyn Place Aberdeen is to prepare plans for the erection at H9]igh-street and Victoria-street, Inverurie of a cinema for Inverurie Cinema Company, 1 Kirkland-terrace, Inverurie. The cost is estimated at 10,000. [Builder 23 February 1934 Page 355]

Plans have been prepared for the new Victoria Cinema at West High and Victoria-streets by Mr T Scott Sutherland FRIBA, architect 10 Albyn Place Aberdeen. The main building has been placed with Messrs G Duncan and Sons, builders, St James Place, Inverurie [Builder 25 May 1934 Page 90

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 171, West High StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 224 October 1934 Opened 
Item 2 of 21998  Closed down


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 1T Scott Sutherland  1934  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Young, Mr Stephen F, Inverurie Cinema Company, 1 Kirkland Terrace, Inverurie 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2McKean, Charles1987The Scottish Thirties: An Architectural Introduction Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Pressp197
Item 2 of Scottish Cinemas website and databaseDatabase accessed February 2006

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder23 February 1934  p355
Item 2 of 2Builder24 May 1934  p909

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of David W WalkerInformation sent to Dictionary Sent January 2013
Item 2 of 2Courtesy of Neil DarlingtonInformation sent via DSA website Sent June 2009