Basic Site Details

Name: J & P Coats Offices
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Sculptors McGilvray and Ferris (1898).

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Central Thread Agency Buildings  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 336-44, Bothwell StreetYesEven numbers
Item 2 of 348-62, Bothwell StreetYesEven numbers
Item 3 of 387,89, Wellington StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41891  First phase of building - 36-44 Bothwell Street and 87 & 89 Wellington Street
Item 2 of 41891 Competition held 
Item 3 of 418921900 Second phase of building - 48-52 Bothwell Street
Item 4 of 41901  Final phase of building - 54-62 Bothwell Street

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 9John HutchisonArchitect 1891(?) Unsuccessful competition design
Item 2 of 9David BarclayArchitectA18911901Won competition and secured job; built in three phases - 1891, 1898 and 1901
Item 3 of 9H & D BarclayArchitectural practiceA18911901Won competition and secured job; built in three phases - 1891, 1898 and 1901
Item 4 of 9Hugh BarclayArchitectA18911892Won competition and secured job (completed by David Barclay after Hugh's death)
Item 5 of 9(Sir) John James BurnetArchitectB1891 Competition design - not successful
Item 6 of 9Burnet Son & CampbellArchitectural practiceB1891 Competition design - not successful
Item 7 of 9John Archibald CampbellArchitectB1891 Competition design - not successful
Item 8 of 9John Begg CampbellArchitectA18981901As apprentice to H & D Barclay - competitive plans submitted
Item 9 of 9(Dr) Colin SinclairArchitectA1901 As chief assistant to H & D Barclay - final phase of building (54-62 Bothwell Street)

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Coats, J & P 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Academy Architecture1891   p75
Item 2 of 4Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1892   795 (Hutchison)
Item 3 of 4McKenzie, Ray2002Public sculpture of Glasgow (Public sculpture of Great Britain series) Liverpool University Presspp25-6
Item 4 of 4Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1899   761

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Building Industries15 June 1891   
Item 2 of 4Building Industries16 March 1901   
Item 3 of 4Glasgow Advertiser and Property Circular20 December 1898   
Item 4 of 4Glasgow Advertiser and Property Circular16 March 1901   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register3298536-44 Bothwell Street and 87 & 89 Wellington Street
Item 2 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register3298648-52 Bothwell Street
Item 3 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register3298754-62 Bothwell Street
Item 4 of 5RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Begg Campbell: L v23 no1875; Colin Sinclair: L v1 no54 (microfilm reel 29)
Item 5 of 5Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild 1/1476 and 1/81813