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Basic Site Details

Name: Clydesdale Bank Headquarters, St Vincent Place
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Sculptor Mossman; other figures by Grassby

Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Clydesdale Bank/30-40, St Vincent PlaceYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 918711876Construction 
Item 2 of 91871  Competition
Item 3 of 919211922 War Memorial
Item 4 of 91948 ProposedAlterations and additions
Item 5 of 91951 Alterations and additions 
Item 6 of 919671972ReconstructionAlterations and refurbishment of Head office departments including remodelling and refurbishment of the General manager's suite - as partner in charge
Item 7 of 91970 Alteration/conversionBanking hall - presumably for the Headquarters
Item 8 of 91971 Build/constructionRepairs and restoration of exterior and remodelling of interior
Item 9 of 919781980RestorationRefurbishment including reconstruction of a desk from parts of original woodwork during modernisation, banking hall and Vice Chairman's suite.

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 23John Burnet (senior)ArchitectA18701876Won competition to secure job.
Item 2 of 23Charles George Hood KinnearArchitectB1871 Two competition schemes
Item 3 of 23John Dick PeddieArchitectB1871 Two competition schemes
Item 4 of 23Peddie & KinnearArchitectural practiceB1871 Two competition schemes
Item 5 of 23(Sir) John James BurnetArchitectCAfter 1899Before 1905Alterations
Item 6 of 23Charles Turnbull EwingArchitectCAfter 1899Before 1905Alterations - as apprentice/draughtsman to John James Burnet
Item 7 of 23John Burnet & SonArchitectural practiceCAfter 1899Before 1905Alterations
Item 8 of 23(Sir) John James BurnetArchitectD19211922War memorial
Item 9 of 23Burnet, Son & DickArchitectural practiceD19211922War memorial
Item 10 of 23Norman Aitken DickArchitectD19211922War memorial
Item 11 of 23Thomas Harold HughesArchitectD19211922War memorial
Item 12 of 23Alexander SmellieArchitectE1951 Alterations and additions
Item 13 of 23Andrew Graham HendersonArchitectE1951 Alterations and additions
Item 14 of 23Joseph Lea GleaveArchitectE1951 Alterations and additions
Item 15 of 23Keppie Henderson & J L GleaveArchitectural practiceE1951 Alterations and additions
Item 16 of 23David James LeslieArchitectL19671972Alterations and refurbishment of Head office departments including remodelling and refurbishment of the General manager's suite - as partner in charge
Item 17 of 23Walter Underwood & PartnersArchitectural practiceL19671972Alterations and refurbishment of Head office departments including remodelling and refurbishment of the General manager's suite - with David J Leslie as partner in charge
Item 18 of 23G D Lodge & Partners F1971 Repairs and restoration of exterior and remodelling of interior
Item 19 of 23Godfrey Dodgson LodgeArchitectF1971 Repairs and restoration of exterior and remodelling of interior (job architect)
Item 20 of 23James Clay PettigrewArchitectF1971 Repairs and restoration of exterior and remodelling of interior
Item 21 of 23George Scott CalderArchitectG19781979Refurbishment including reconstruction of a desk from parts of original woodwork during modernisation, banking hall and Vice Chairman's suite.
Item 22 of 23J R Notman ArchitectArchitectural practiceG19781980Refurbishment including reconstruction of a desk from parts of original woodwork during modernisation, banking hall and Vice Chairman's suite.
Item 23 of 23John Robertson NotmanArchitectG19781980Refurbishment including reconstruction of a desk from parts of original woodwork during modernisation, banking hall and Vice Chairman's suite.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Clydesdale Bank 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Allen, Nic (ed.) Scottish Architects in Conservation  p71
Item 2 of 4RIBA1981Directory of Practices 1981   
Item 3 of 4RSA1882   937 (Peddie & Kinnear designs)
Item 4 of 4Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p232

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 6Architects Journal27 June 1923   
Item 2 of 6Builder28 May 1948  p656
Item 3 of 6Builder2 February 1951  p186
Item 4 of 6Building News19 September 1873   
Item 5 of 6Scotsman29 July 2009  Obituary of Notman
Item 6 of 6The Bailie12 April 1871   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Courtesy of David J LeslieInformation sent to Dictionary Sent April 2010
Item 2 of 5Courtesy of Scott CalderInformation sent through Contact Us on website Sent January 2014
Item 3 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32841 
Item 4 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM/1870/116/3; L v9 no 516
Item 5 of 5RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Cumming Wynnes: L v9 no516

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