Basic Site Details

Name: Broadway Cinema
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Since altered.

Plans and sections lodged with the Dundee City Engineer: Cinema Arthurstone-terrace for J Bell. Architects Allan and Friskin 26 Castle-street.[Builder 7 October 1927 Page 563]

Plans are being prepared by Messrs Allan and Friskin of 26 Castle-street, for the new cinema which is to be erected in Arthurstone-terrace. [Builder 18 November 1927 Page 799]

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 17, Arthurstone TerraceYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1After 1920  Date unknown


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 3Allan & FriskinArchitectural practiceA1927 Designed by Friskin
Item 2 of 3William Wallace FriskinArchitectA1927  
Item 3 of 3William Mollison WilsonArchitectB1939 Reconstruction and enlargement


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Bell, J 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Scottish Biographies1938  E J Thurston (pub.) 
Item 2 of Scottish Cinemas website and databaseDatabase accessed February 2006

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder7 October 1927  p563
Item 2 of 2Builder18 November 1927  p799

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Dundee Planning Department/NMRSDundee Approved Duplicate Plans (Originals in NMRS for dates 1867-1883; otherwise on microfilm)