Basic Site Details

Name: Louvre Theatre
Town, district or village: Parkhead
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: It is not clear if this was ever built - it may just have been a scheme.

The Louvre Picture House, Parkhead is to be enlarged for the Parkhead Picture House Limited, 13-15 Duke-street, Parkhead, Glasgow [Builder 18 August 1933, p286]

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Louvre super-cinema  

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 11313-1324, Duke Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 319121914Build/construction 
Item 2 of 31933 Plans prepared, construction not yet begunAdditions and alterations
Item 3 of 3c. 1934 Destruction/demolitionBuilding sold to Bernard Fruitin for demolition and building of Granada on the same site (see separate entry)


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 4Hamilton NeilArchitectB19121914 
Item 2 of 4John Andrew ReidArchitectA1933 Enlargement proposed
Item 3 of 4Macwhannell & ReidArchitectural practiceA1933 Enlargement proposed
Item 4 of 4Ninian MacwhannellArchitectA1933 Enlargement proposed


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Parkhead Picture House Limited, 13-15 Duke Street 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Peter, Bruce1996100 Years of Glasgow's Amazing Cinemas Edinburgh: Polygonp165

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architect and Building News1933Jul-Dec p172
Item 2 of 2Builder18 August 1933  p286