Window to the Past: a trip to 
the movies

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This 1949 black and white postcard of Kilmarnock (now Fenwick) Road, Giffnock, is still familiar today — although the Tudor cinema, like the tramlines, are long gone. The well-known Tudor cinema was built in 1936, and included a ballroom and restaurant as well as a cinema all under one roof. The site is now occupied by Whole Foods.

You can find out more about local and family history in the East Renfrewshire area by contacting the East Renfrewshire Heritage Service, based in Giffnock community library, on 577 3872 or