Empress Theatre / Jimmy Logan’s Metropole, Glasgow

313 St George’s Road, Glasgow, G3 6JQ

Architect: Unknown   Listing: None    No of Seats: 1,300

Status: Demolished   Opened: 1913   Closed: 1972

Other information: Variety hall with cinema seasons when owned by GU Scott, 1933-60. Dem. 4.87. 
Opened 1913 as the West End Playhouse, seating 1300. Reopened as Empress Variety & Picture Playhouse in 1914; variety theatre with cinema showings until 1960s.

Falcon Theatre from 1960; New Metropole from 1962; Jimmy Logan’s Metropole from 1964.

Closed 1972; demolished 1987.

Photo c.1975 courtesy Chris Doak.

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