Basic Site Details

Name: State Cinema
Town, district or village: Shettleston
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
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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 2293, Cathcart RoadYesCHECK: This address appears to be wrong.
Item 2 of 21311, Shettleston Road This is the address as given by and 100 Years of Glasgow's Amazing Cinemas.


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 314 May 1937 Opened 
Item 2 of 34 May 1973 Closed 
Item 3 of 3July 1986 Destruction/demolition 


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 4Charles James McNairArchitectA1937  
Item 2 of 4McNair & ElderArchitectural practiceA1937  
Item 3 of 4Robert ForsythArchitectA1937 As apprentice to McNair & Elder
Item 4 of 4Robert Walter ElderArchitectA1937  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Cathcart Picture Playhouse 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Peter, Bruce1996100 Years of Glasgow's Amazing Cinemas Edinburgh: Polygonp171, 186
Item 2 of Scottish Cinemas website and database 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Information supplied by Mr Forsyth