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Phoenix Cinema

Phoenix cinema under construction during the 1950s. Somebody may know the workman.
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Picture added on 09 November 2007
Comments:
love the old 'scaffolding' there nothing wrong with it whatever H&S would say!!!!!!
Added by Geoff Linnitt on 09 November 2007
I think the workmans name was James Drever he lived out Cromwell Road/Drive area. The height he is at looks like top of the projection room walls.--Kenny Thomson may be able to help with name.
Added by Gary Scollie on 04 May 2008
My dad worked on the building of the Phoenix as an apprentice mason with OBs, and is positive this is Jock Thomson, mason. Robbie Sinclair was another mason on this job, and Peter Baikie was their foreman.
Added by Steven Heddle on 13 March 2009
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