Glasgow Cinemas & Theatres

This site attempts to catalogue, record and describe all of Glasgow's cinema and theatre buildings, past  present and future, with an emphasis on those that still exist to be seen today.

You can find thumbnails of the cinemas we currently have coverage of below, or click here to go to the interactive zoomable cinema location map.
Open Closed: Centre West South East North Theatres Demolished Future Other

Currently open and showing films:


CCA

Cineworld City Centre

Cineworld Parkhead Forge

Gilmorehill G12

Glasgow Film Theatre

Grosvenor

GSC Imax

Odeon at The Quay

Odeon Braehead

Showcase Glasgow East

Showcase Paisley

UCI / Empire Clydebank


UCI / Odeon East Kilbride


Closed as cinemas but still existing in some form:


ABC Regal, Sauchiehall Street


Paramount / Odeon

Britannia Panopticon

Charing Cross Electric Theatre

City Picture House

Cranston's Cinema de Luxe

Grand Central

La Scala

The Picture House

Salon

St Enoch Picture Theatre

Theatre de Luxe

Vaudeville Picture House

Vitagraph

West End Electric


Zoo Electric Theatre

Ascot

Hillhead Picture Salon

Imperial

Lyceum

New Kent

Norwood

Rosevale


Star Palace

ABC Muirend / Toledo


Crosshill Picture House

Govanhill Picture House

New Bedford

Queen's Cinema / Tonic

Vogue

Waverley

White Elephant

Black Cat

King's

London Road Picture Palace

Olympia

Parade

Premier

Riddrie

Alexandra Parade Picture Palace

Langham Hall



Electric Picture Palace

Empire Electric Theatre

Mecca


Open Theatres:


Citizens Theatre

Gilmorehill G12

City Halls

Ramshorn Theatre

King's Theatre

Old Athenaeum

Pavilion

Theatre Royal

Tron


Completely demolished:


Aldwych

Alhambra Theatre


Arcadia

Ardgowan


Argyle Electric

Astor


Astoria


BB Cinerama (I)


BB Cinerama (II) / Odeon

Bijou Hall

Blythswood

Boulevard

Broadway

Calder

Cambridge


Camphill Picture House

Canadian Picture House


Capitol / Bombay

Carlton

Casino

Cathcart PH / Rialto


Coliseum / Cinerama

Colosseum

Commodore / Odeon

Coronation

Crown (I)

Crown
(II) / George

Dalmarnock Picture House

Dennistoun Picture House

Eglinton Electreum

Elder

Embassy

Empire Electric

Empire Exhibition Cinema

Empire Theatre


Empress


Florida


Gaiety


Gem


Govan Cinema

Govan X Picture Palace


Grafton


Granada

Green's Picturedrome

Green's Playhouse / Apollo

Hampden Picture House

Hippodrome / Ritz

Ibrox Picture Palace

Kelvin

Kinema


Kingsway

Lorne

Louvre


Lyric


Lyric  Theatre


Majestic


Marne / Park Cinema

Maxwell


Mayfair

Mosspark

New Bedford (I)


New Grand

New Metropole / Empress

New Savoy


New Star

Orient

Oxford Playhouse

Palace

Palaceum

Paladium

Paragon

Parkhead


Partick Picture House


Phoenix / Endrick

Picturedrome

Plaza

Premier Picture House

Princes (I)



Princes Cinema (II)


Star
/ Shakespeare

Regent

Rex / ABC

Rhul

Rio

Roxy

Royal

Scenic

Scotia

Seamore

Scotts Annfield Electric

Scott's Electric Theatre

Standard


State, King's Park

State, Shettleston


Strathclyde

Sun

Temple

Tivoli

Tollcross / Green's

Tudor

Victory


Vogue

Wellington Palace

Western

Westway

A more complete list of all of Glasgow's demolished cinemas can be found here.

Possible future cinemas:

Vue Buchanan Galleries


Yorkhill Quay Multiplex

(no recent details on this)
(Now Cancelled)

Multiplex at Glasgow Fort 

(Probably cancelled)


Other pages:




1945 Evening Times Cinema Adverts


1930 Tivoli Cinema Booklet

1938 New Savoy Cinema Booklet