Basic Site Details

Name: Tobacco factory, Tobago Street
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of 1901 work 950 and of 1914 work 1750

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Tramway stables  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 158-72, Tobago StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21901  Converted to factory for Imperial Tobacco Co
Item 2 of 21914  Alterations


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 4George Smith HillArchitect 1901 Converted to factory
Item 2 of 4Frank BurnetArchitectA1914 Alterations
Item 3 of 4Frank Burnet & BostonArchitectural practiceA1914 Alterations
Item 4 of 4William James BostonArchitectA1914 Alterations


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Imperial Tobacco Co1914 work
Item 2 of 2Macdonald, D & J1901 work


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Hume, John R1974Industrial Archaeology of Glasgow Glasgow & London: BlackieF68
Item 2 of 2Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p460

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild