Basic Site Details

Name: West End Picture House
Town, district or village: Paisley
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: The new cinema to be erected on a prominent site at the corner of Broomlands and Queen Street is to be on modern and up-to-date lines, capable of accommodating 1(not readable) people. The company promoting the venture is a new one, and Mr Campbell Cochr(ane?) Solicitor, 55 West Regent Street Glasgow is the secretary. [Builder 20 August 1926 Page 316]

A new cinema is to be built on a corner site in Queen’s Street. Messrs Gardner and Glen, 164 Glen(sic) Street, Glasgow are the architects. [12 November 1926 Page 805]

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2BroomlandsYes 
Item 2 of 2Queen Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21926 Proposed 
Item 2 of 2c. 1928 Build/construction 


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 3Albert Victor Gardner A1928  
Item 2 of 3Gardner & Glen A1928  
Item 3 of 3William Riddell Glen A1928  


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder20 August 1926  p316
Item 2 of 2Builder12 November 1926  p805

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Chris DoakInformation via website Sent August 2007
Item 2 of 2Courtesy of Neil DarlingtonInformation sent via DSA website Sent June 2009