Basic Site Details

Name: Globe Cinema
Town, district or village: Johnstone
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Status: C listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Messrs Lennox and McMath, 103 Bath Street, Glasgow, are the architects for a cinema to be erected on a central site. [Builder 13 January 1939 Page 128]

The Picture and Variety Circuit 118 Stockwell-street Glasgow has accepted the tender of Mr Kenneth Friese-Greene, Campo Chambers, Campo Lane, Sheffield for the erection of a cinema in High-street. The architects are Messrs Lennox and McMath, 103 Bath-street, Glasgow. [Builder 14 July 1939 Page 75]

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Globe Bingo and Social 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 17-9, High Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11939   


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 3Daniel Walter MacMathArchitectA1939  
Item 2 of 3Gavin LennoxArchitectA1939  
Item 3 of 3Lennox & MacMathArchitectural practiceA1939  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Fruitin and the Metropole Theatre, Glasgow 
Item 2 of 2The Picture and Variety Circuit, 118 Stockwell Street, Glasgow 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1McKean, Charles1987The Scottish Thirties: An Architectural Introduction Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Press 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Architect and Building News1939Jul-Dec p120
Item 2 of 3Builder13 January 1939  p128
Item 3 of 3Builder14 July 1939  p75

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of Neil DarlingtonInformation sent via DSA website Sent June 2009
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register51168