Basic Site Details

Name: Cinema
Town, district or village: Huntly
City or county: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Plans for a new and up-to-date cinema for Huntly, to be erected on the west side of Gordon-street have been passed by the Dean of Guild Court. This cinema is to replace the existing one situated in the same locality belonging to the Elite Entertainments Syndicate. [Builder 29 May 1931 Page 990

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Palace  
Item 2 of 2Picturehouse  

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 1Gordon Street(?)  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41931 Build/construction 
Item 2 of 41931 Scheme accepted 
Item 3 of 44 September 1931 Tenders invited 
Item 4 of 427 July 1932 Opened 


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 2D & J R McMillan A1931  
Item 2 of 2John Ross McMillan A1931  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Elite Entertainments Syndicate 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Architect and Building News1931Jan-Jun p314
Item 2 of 3Builder29 May 1931  p990
Item 3 of 3Builder4 September 1931  p406

Archive References

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