UGC Glasgow Cinema, Cineworld Renfrew Street Building Photo, Location, Screens

UGC Cinema Glasgow Cineworld

Scottish Cinema Building on Renfrew St, Scotland

post updated 12 August 2023

Cineworld Glasgow Renfrew Street is the tallest cinema in the world.

The venue has 18 screens over 6 levels.

UGC Glasgow Cinema UGC Cinema
UGC building – south east corner ; north-west corner: image © Adrian Welch

UGC Glasgow Cinema

Location: 7 Renfrew Street

UGC Cinema Glasgow Cinema Glasgow
Cineworld Renfrew Street – UGC photographs © Adrian Welch

Voted the least favourite building in Glasgow in 2004 the Cineworld Renfrew Street building was reportedly designed by in-house architects in England: please mail us if you know more re the architects or design: info(at)

Glasgow Cinema
UGC Cinema building – east facade: image © Adrian Welch

Nearest Transport to cinema: Buchanan bus station or Queen Street station

Scottish Cinema
Cineworld Renfrew Street building – northeast corner on left, langs hotel on right: image © AW

Langs Hotel building – UGC Cinema Glasgow context
Langs Hotel
UGC Cinema building image © Adrian Welch

Building close by to the 7 Renfrew Street property:

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall


Cineworld Group plc was founded in 1995 and is now one of the leading cinema groups in Europe. Originally a private company, it re-registered as a public company in May 2006 and listed on the London Stock Exchange in May 2007.

Glasgow Architecture

Major Strathclyde Building Designs – selection:

Scottish Hydro Arena
The Hydro
image © Foster + Partners

Glasgow SECC
SECC Glasgow
photo : Richard Davies

Edinburgh Cinema

Fountain Park Edinburgh : UGC Cinema

Glasgow Building Designs

Contemporary Glasgow Property Designs – recent architectural selection below:

St Enoch Centre Glasgow Redevelopment
St Enoch Centre Glasgow Renewal
image courtesy of architects practice
St Enoch Centre Glasgow Redevelopment

Lucent at 50 Bothwell Street Glasgow Offices
Lucent at 50 Bothwell Street Glasgow offices atrium
image courtesy of architects practice
Lucent at 50 Bothwell Street Glasgow Offices

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