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Basic Site Details

Name: Edinburgh and Glasgow Station
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Queen Street Station  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Dundas StreetYesAddress for 1841 building
Item 2 of 2Edinburgh and Glasgow Station, Queen StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 81841  Euston type scheme design and built
Item 2 of 81855  Arcaded front to Dundas Street
Item 3 of 818 October 1877  Plans and specifications for alterations approved
Item 4 of 818781880 Rearrangement and enlargement of Queen Street Station
Item 5 of 81878  New roof, 17,500
Item 6 of 813 January 1961 ProposedGlasgow Corporation and British Railways to discuss possibility of car park being built on the roof of Queen Street Station per Builder p82
Item 7 of 819641965Plans prepared, construction not yet begunSpeculative commercial development of station - unexecuted
Item 8 of 81968 Alterations and additionsFinal stage of modernisation, ₤200,000


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 9David RhindArchitect 1841 Drew up scheme for station
Item 2 of 9John StephenArchitectA1841 Euston type scheme design and built
Item 3 of 9Scott, Stephen & GaleArchitectural practiceA1841 Euston type scheme design and built
Item 4 of 9William GaleEngineerA1841 Euston type scheme design and built
Item 5 of 9John C DewarArchitect 1855 Arcaded front to Dundas Street (engineer Adie)
Item 6 of 9James CarswellEngineer 18781880Rearrangement and enlargement
Item 7 of 9Gillean ('Sam') Petrie SmallArchitectG19641965As assistant with Walter Underwood & Partners - speculative commercial development of station - unexecuted
Item 8 of 9Walter Underwood & PartnersArchitectural practiceG19641965Speculative commercial development of station - unexecuted
Item 9 of 9Bovis LtdBuilder 1968 Modernisation alterations and additions to station


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Hume, John R1974Industrial Archaeology of Glasgow Glasgow & London: Blackieg33
Item 2 of 2Johnston, Colin and Hume, J R1979Glasgow Stations Newton Abbot: David and Charlespp73-80

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder13 January 1961  p82
Item 2 of 3Building19 January 1968  p160
Item 3 of 3Building Chronicle1 December 1855  check

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Courtesy of Sam SmallInformation sent to Yvonne Hillyard Sent June 2010
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32822 
Item 3 of 3National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)North British Railway Archives Minute Book 18 October 1877, 14 June, 16 August, 13 and 27 September 1878, 14 May 1880


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