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Centre Cinema
55 Cross Arthurlie Street G78 1QU

Opened Sept. 1939. On bingo until 2006; currently empty.
Photo above c1993 courtesy Chris Doak; photo here courtesy Norrie Mcnamee.
Pictures below after closure courtesy of Emma Mykytyn.

Pavilion / George
Main Street

Opened 1911 by George Urie Scott, on ground originally used a cooperage.
This replaced his earlier Barrhead Picture Playhouse, which had been converted from a roller skating rink.
The Pavilion was rebuilt 1935 by McNair & Elder.
Renamed George from 1969; closed 1977.
Later demolished in the mid 1980s.
Photo above c.1983 and playbill below courtesy of Ted Easdon.

Click on the 1939 playbill on the left to see a larger version.

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