Basic Site Details

Name: Herriot Hill Printing Works
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: 1903 block cost 15,000

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 4Andersonian LibraryYes 
Item 2 of 4Scottish Hotel SchoolYes 
Item 3 of 4University of Strathclyde, Curran BuildingYes 
Item 4 of 4William Collins' Stationery and Printing Works  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Factory  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1135, 136, St James RoadYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 6 1983ReconstructionRemodelling as Engineering Applications Centre (National Centre for Orthotics and Prosthetics) and Scottish Hotel School.
Item 2 of 61899  Additions, mansard attic
Item 3 of 61902  Additions on St James Road (3,500 GBP)
Item 4 of 61903  Addition (15,000 GBP)
Item 5 of 6c. 1980 Alteration/conversionRemodelling as the Andersonian Library
Item 6 of 619831985Alteration/conversionRemodelling warehouse as Engineering Applications Centre (National Centre for Orthotics and Prosthetics) and Scottish Hotel School. Also various University departments accommodated. Adaptation of former Collins building

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 17Frank BurnetArchitectA1899 Additions, mansard attic.
Item 2 of 17Frank Burnet & BostonArchitectural practiceA1899 Additions, mansard attic.
Item 3 of 17William James BostonArchitectA1899 Additions, mansard attic.
Item 4 of 17Burnet, Boston & CarruthersArchitectural practiceB1902 Additions on St James Road (3,500)
Item 5 of 17Frank BurnetArchitectB1902 Additions on St James Road (3,500)
Item 6 of 17Gilbert McGarvaArchitectB1902 Additions on St James Road (3,500) - as assistant to Burnet, Boston & Carruthers
Item 7 of 17James CarruthersArchitectB1902 Additions on St James Road (3,500)
Item 8 of 17William James BostonArchitectB1902 Additions on St James Road (3,500).
Item 9 of 17Burnet, Boston & CarruthersArchitectural practiceC1903 Further additions (15,000).
Item 10 of 17Frank BurnetArchitectC1903 Further additions (15,000)
Item 11 of 17Gilbert McGarvaArchitectC1903 Further additions (15,000) - as assistant to Burnet, Boston & Carruthers
Item 12 of 17James CarruthersArchitectC1903 Further additions (15,000)
Item 13 of 17William James BostonArchitectC1903 Further additions (15,000)
Item 14 of 17Faulkner-Brown Hendy Watkinson Stonor Fc. 1980 Remodelling as the Andersonian Library
Item 15 of 17David James LeslieArchitectG19831985Remodelling warehouse as Engineering Applications Centre (National Centre for Orthotics and Prosthetics) and Scottish Hotel School. Also various University departments accommodated. Adaptation of former Collins building. Partner in charge.
Item 16 of 17Walter UnderwoodArchitectG19831985Remodelling warehouse as Engineering Applications Centre (National Centre for Orthotics and Prosthetics) and Scottish Hotel School. Also various University departments accommodated. Adaptation of former Collins building.
Item 17 of 17Walter Underwood & PartnersArchitectural practiceG19831985Remodelling warehouse as Engineering Applications Centre (National Centre for Orthotics and Prosthetics) and Scottish Hotel School. Also various University departments accommodated. Adaptation of former Collins building.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Collins, William, & Co 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Hume, John R1974Industrial Archaeology of Glasgow Glasgow & London: BlackieG26
Item 2 of 2Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p151

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Courtesy of David J LeslieInformation sent to Dictionary Sent 2010
Item 2 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Gilbert McGarva: L v14 no996
Item 3 of 3Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild