Cecil Masey

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Cecil Masey
Born (1880-12-28)28 December 1880
Lambeth, London
Died April 7, 1960(1960-04-07) (aged 79)
Wallington, Surrey
Nationality British
Buildings New Wimbledon Theatre (1919)
Phoenix Theatre (1930)
Granada, Tooting (1931)
Granada Theatre, Clapham Junction (1937)

Cecil Aubrey Masey (28 December 1880 - 7 April 1960) was an English theatre and cinema architect.

Granada Theatre, Clapham Junction

Cecil Aubrey Masey was born on 28 December 1880.[1]

Masey was a pupil of Bertie Crewe. From 1909, he went into partnership with Roy Young in London.[1]

His major works include the New Wimbledon Theatre, built in 1919 together with architect Roy Young, it is a Grade II listed Edwardian situated on The Broadway, Wimbledon, London, in the London Borough of Merton; the Grade II listed Phoenix Theatre, designed together with Giles Gilbert Scott and Bertie Crewe, and released in 1930, it is a West End theatre in the London Borough of Camden, located on Charing Cross Road, at the corner with Flitcroft Street, and with the entrance is in Phoenix Street; the Art Deco style with four Corinthian style pillars over the entrance, located in Tooting, an area in the borough of Wandsworth, London, released in 1931, it was one of the great luxurious cinemas built in the 1930s; and the now demolished Rex Cinema, Station Approach, which was released in 1936 in the town of Hayes in the London Borough of Hillingdon, West London.[2] He also designed the Grade II* listed Granada Theatre, Clapham Junction built in 1937, along with H R Horner and Leslie Norton.[3]

Masey died on 7 April 1960. His address was 29 Woodcote Avenue, Wallington, Surrey.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Cecil Aubrey Masey". Dictionary of Scottish Architects. Retrieved 5 April 2014. 
  2. ^ Hayes and Coney Hall walk notes, Twentieth Century Society, 2007
  3. ^ "Former Gala Bingo Hall". English Heritage list. English Heritage. Retrieved 5 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "1960". England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966. Retrieved 5 April 2014. 

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