Basic Site Details

Name: Parkhead Library
Town, district or village: Parkhead
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Carnegie Library.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 3Great Eastern RoadYes 
Item 2 of 3Helenvale StreetYes 
Item 3 of 364-80, Tollcross RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 319041906 Cvompetition held and library built
Item 2 of 36 August 1906  Library opened
Item 3 of 319821984Repair 


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 4James Robert RhindArchitect 1906 Won competition and secured job
Item 2 of 4Gilbert Telfer ScottArchitect c. 1906 Competition design - not successful
Item 3 of 4Holmes & Partners Architects C19821984Repairs
Item 4 of 4Neil McLean Maxwell C19821984Repairs. Job architect.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Allen, Nic (ed.) Scottish Architects in Conservation  p50
Item 2 of 2Stevenson, D M, et al.1914Municipal Glasgow: its evolution and enterprises Glasgow: Corporation of the City of Glasgowp92

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Architect14 September 1906   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33653 
Item 2 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Gilbert Telfer Scott: L v6 no387 (microfilm reel 31)
Item 3 of 3Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild 2/220 (dated March 1904)