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Ritz Cinema (photo credit Cinema Treasures user Granola)

Ritz Cinema

Cambuslang, Scotland, UK

First Opened: 12th May 1930 (94 years ago)

Closed: 2nd July 1960

Demolished: 1962

Atmospheric Style: Spanish Castle

Architect: William Beresford Inglis

Status: Demolished

Address: 138 Main Street, Cambuslang, G72 7EL Link opens in new window


The Ritz Cinema was opened by the Associated British Cinemas (ABC) chain in May 1930, designed in an Atmospheric style by architect William Beresford Inglis. The theatre featured Spanish style castle turrets along the auditorium sidewalls.

The theatre closed in July 1960 and was demolished in 1962. Shops and offices now stand on the site.

Information in part sourced from Cinema Treasures Link opens in new window.

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