Basic Site Details

Name: Norwood Cinema
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: The Norwood Dance Hall at Charing Cross, Glasgow, is to be converted by Mr A E Pickard 204 Maryhill-road into a cinema to seat 900 persons. Plans are being prepared. [Builder 12 July 1935 Page 76]

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Snooker ClubYes 

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 1101, St George's RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2February 1936 Plans prepared, construction not yet begun 
Item 2 of 2June 1936 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 3James NapierArchitectA1936  
Item 2 of 3James William LairdArchitectA1936  
Item 3 of 3Laird & NapierArchitectural practiceA1936  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Pickard, A E204 Maryhill Road


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Peter, Bruce1996100 Years of Glasgow's Amazing Cinemas Edinburgh: Polygonp184

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Architect and Building News1936Jan-Jun p320
Item 2 of 3Builder12 July 1935  p76
Item 3 of 3Builder14 February 1936   

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