Basic Site Details

Name: Knightswood Senior Secondary School
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Estimated cost of original building: 130,000.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Knightswood Secondary School  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 160, Knightswood RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41938  Designed 1938
Item 2 of 419541966 Redesigned and built
Item 3 of 46 August 1954 * Plans prepared, construction not yet begunPlans prepared and approved for new school
Item 4 of 410 October 1958 OpenedOpened by John Maclay, Secretary of State for Scotland

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 6Gillespie Kidd & CoiaArchitectural practiceA1938c. 1941 
Item 2 of 6Jack Antonio CoiaArchitectA1938c. 1941 
Item 3 of 6T Warnett KennedyArchitectA1938c. 1941 
Item 4 of 6Gillespie Kidd & CoiaArchitectural practiceB19541966Redesigned and built school
Item 5 of 6Jack Antonio CoiaArchitectB19541966Redesigned and built school
Item 6 of 6T Warnett KennedyArchitectB19541966Redesigned and built school


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Rogerson, R W K C1986Jack Coia: his life and work Glasgow: privately publishedpp51-53
Item 2 of 3Stamp, Gavin and Taylor, Joe1994Executed buildings by Gillespie Kidd & Coia (list compiled from surviving office records) MacJournal One 
Item 3 of 3Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p399

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder6 August 1954  p240

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register43037 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Jack Antonio Coia: F no3825 (box 29)