Basic Site Details

Name: Parkhead Picture Palace
Town, district or village: Parkhead
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Parkhead Picture House As referred to in W J Smith's FRIBA papers
Item 2 of 2The Three P's  

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 149, Tollcross RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3July 1921 Opened 
Item 2 of 3After 1921  Fašade etc
Item 3 of 3August 1960 DemolitionDestroyed by fire


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 3George Gunn A1921 Design of building
Item 2 of 3McKellar & Gunn A1921 Design of building - George Gunn responsible
Item 3 of 3(Professor) William James Smith  After 1921(?) Fašade etc


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Peter, Bruce1996100 Years of Glasgow's Amazing Cinemas Edinburgh: Polygonpp165-7, p185
Item 2 of Scottish Cinemas website and databaseDatabase accessed May 2006

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William James Smith: F no2827 (box 12)