Basic Site Details

Name: Buchanan Street Railway Station
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: 63 designs were submitted, Charles Wilson was the assessor. His report was produces 7 April 1858

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Caledonian Railway StationYes 

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 1Buchanan StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41852  Design for new station drawn up but scheme abadoned at this point
Item 2 of 418571858 Competition designs drawn up. Not built
Item 3 of 44 November 1857  Competition adjudicated
Item 4 of 41867  Third attempt to take forward station construction)

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 11James Salmon (senior)Architect 1852 Produced scheme for new station - scheme abandoned and Salmon paid off
Item 2 of 11James CollieArchitect 1858 Competition design - placed second (pseudonym 'Abracadabra')
Item 3 of 11John ClaytonArchitect 1858 Competition design - placed third (pseudonym 'Signal')
Item 4 of 11John Thomas RocheadArchitect 1858 Competition design - placed first (pseudonym 'Caledonia Romana')
Item 5 of 11William BurnArchitect 1858 Submitted design - not placed (probably really Macvicar Anderson was responsible)
Item 6 of 11James Maitland WardropArchitect 1867 Report probably with sketch scheme
Item 7 of 11Charles George Hood KinnearArchitectB1867 Report probably with sketch scheme
Item 8 of 11John Dick PeddieArchitectB1867 Report probably with sketch scheme
Item 9 of 11Peddie & KinnearArchitectural practiceB1867 Report probably with sketch scheme
Item 10 of 11Caledonian Railway Company Architect's and Engineer's DepartmentArchitectural practiceC19071911Extensions to Caledonian Railway Company Head Offices
Item 11 of 11Matthew AdamArchitectC19071911Extensions to Caledonian Railway Company Head Offices

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Caledonian Railway Company 

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Buchanan Street Station, Caledonian Railway Engineer's Office 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Harper, Roger H1983Victorian Architectural Competitions: An Index to British and Irish Architectural Competitions… London: Mansell Publishing 
Item 2 of 3Johnston, Colin and Hume, J R1979Glasgow Stations Newton Abbot: David and Charlesp99-100
Item 3 of 3RSA1864   50 (Rochead's design)

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder1858XVI p412

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Matthew Adam: L v22 no1769