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Airdrie Cinemas

Rialto
2 Hallcraig Street



Photos courtesy of Bruce Murray

Gallery of interior photos here, courtesy of Bruce Murray

Conversion of old Corn Exchange/variety hall of 1856 (Arch. James Thomson)
Rebuilt as Hippodrome Variety Theatre, 1908
 Renamed Rialto for cine-variety, 1929.  Frutin's for many years.  Bingo from 1962-2007.
Currently empty.
Additional photo here courtesy of Norrie Mcnamee.
Photo c1993 here courtesy Chris Doak

La Scala / Coliseum
Hallcraig Street

Opened in 1906 by J.J. Bennell in the former Town Hall. Sold to the Pennycook circuit and renamed, 1928.
Destroyed by fire, 1957.
Image courtesy of the Scottish Screen Archive at the National Library of Scotland.

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