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18 Feb 2013
Citizens Theatre Redevelopment
Design: Bennetts Associates
Citizens Theatre Glasgow
images from architect

Citizens Theatre Renovation
The Citizens Theatre announces today that architectural practice Bennetts Associates has been selected to work on the plans for a major redevelopment of its iconic Gorbals home. This will be the most comprehensive redevelopment of the building since it opened as a theatre in 1878.

Glasgow Theatres

Glasgow Film Theatre
Architects: J McKissack & W J Anderson
Glasgow Film Theatre
GFT building : image © Adrian Welch

Glasgow Film Theatre
A third screen will be built at Glasgow Film Theatre at a cost of £1.6m.

CCA Glasgow
Design: Page Park Architects
CCA Glasgow
photo © Adrian Welch
CCA Glasgow
Centre for Contemporary Arts, Sauchiehall Street – £6m Glasgow Arts Centre formed within Grade A listed Alexander Thomson building – the Grecian Chambers

Tramway Theatre
Design: Zoo Architects
Tramway Theatre
photo © Adrian Welch
Tramway Theatre
The interior of this Southside arts building is really fresh and well articulated: the concept of leaving the textures of the old building was pretty novel and created much discussion when the Tramway opened. The Tramway Theatre won the Scottish Design Awards Architecture Grand Prix in 2000.

Tron Theatre
Design: RMJM Architects
Tron Theatre
interior image from architects

Tron Theatre
Merchant City venue from 1999 – established as a theatre club in 1979 (going fully public in 1989), rising from the ashes of the destroyed Close Theatre, with cafe next door, building on south side of the Merchant City

Theatre Royal Glasgow
Architect: C J Phipps
Redevelopment Design: PagePark
Theatre Royal Glasgow
artist’s impression by Brian Allen

Theatre Royal Glasgow
Much-needed new public spaces – an ambitious project which aims to create a world-class venue and transform the experience for audiences at one of the most beautiful and historic theatres in Scotland.

King’s Theatre
Date built: 1904
Design: Frank Matcham, architect
King's Theatre King's Theatre
building pictures © Adrian Welch

Victorian architecture
King’s Theatre, 297 Bath Street, G2 4JN, Scotland
Box Office: 0141 240 1111
Website :
Former municipal theatre

Glasgow Cinemas
Ascot Cinema, Anniesland – no larger image
cinema glasgow
cinema building: image by Adrian Welch
Art Deco architecture

Odeon Cinema, Renfield Street
Glasgow Cinema
Glasgow Odeon : building image by Cooper Cromar

More Glasgow Theatres – no photos

Citizens Theatre, 119 Gorbals Street
Date built: 1878
Design: Campbell Douglas

Cottier Theatre, 93-95 Hyndland Street
Date built: 1865
Design: W Leiper & Daniel Cottier

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