Basic Site Details

Name: Gothenburg Hall, Oakfield
Town, district or village: Kelty
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
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Notes: Cost 4,000-4,500. To hold 1,200 - 1,300

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Gothenburg Picture HouseYesAfter conversion, soon after construction
Item 2 of 2Gothenburg Public Hall Alternative original name

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Public hall  
Item 2 of 2Cinema  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Main StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 5April 1909 Contracts advertised 
Item 2 of 524 April 1910 Opened 
Item 3 of 51925  Addition of clock tower
Item 4 of 51960s  Closed down; later used as raincoat factory
Item 5 of 5c. 1975 Demolition 


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 2Andrew Scobie  19091910 
Item 2 of 2Scobie & Son  1909  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Kelty Public House Society 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Johnston, W T2003Artists of Scotland Officina Publications CDROM 
Item 2 of Scottish Cinemas website and databaseDatabase accessed March 2006

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder1909XCVI p685
Item 2 of 3Builder1910XCIX p406
Item 3 of 3Dunfermline Journal24 April 1909