Basic Site Details

Name: Playhouse Cinema
Town, district or village: Peterhead
City or county: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Contractor Robert Pert & Sons of Montrose

PETERHEAD - Messrs Robert Pert and Sons of Montrose have obtained a contract for erecting a cinema at Peterhead. [Builder 13 March 1931 Page 506]

PETERHEAD - Mr W J Taylor FRIBA of Messrs Carruthers Ballantyne and Taylor, 28 Queen’s-gate, Inverness is architect for the 1,300 capacity “Playhouse” Cinema on which work has just begun at the site in Queen’s-street. The contractors are Messrs Robert Pert and Sons of Montrose

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 1Queen Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11931 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 2Carruthers Ballantyne & Taylor (or Ballantyne & Taylor) A1931  
Item 2 of 2William John Taylor A1931  


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder13 March 1931  p506
Item 2 of 2Builder17 April 1931  p729