Basic Site Details

Name: Standard Life Buildings
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 282,84,86,88,90,92, Gordon StreetYes 
Item 2 of 294,96,98,100,102,104, Hope StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41890   
Item 2 of 41900  Minor alterations
Item 3 of 41909   
Item 4 of 41960s Build/constructionReconstruction


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 11Baird & ThomsonArchitectural practiceA1890  
Item 2 of 11James ThomsonArchitectA1890  
Item 3 of 11Baird & ThomsonArchitectural practiceD1900 Minor alterations
Item 4 of 11James Baird ThomsonArchitectD1900 Minor alterations
Item 5 of 11James ThomsonArchitectD1900 Minor alterations
Item 6 of 11William Aitken ThomsonArchitectD1900 Minor alterations
Item 7 of 11Baird & ThomsonArchitectural practiceB1909 Top storeys added
Item 8 of 11James Baird ThomsonArchitectB1909 Top storeys added
Item 9 of 11William Aitken ThomsonArchitectB1909 Top storeys added
Item 10 of 11Maurice Day & Associates F1960s Reconstruction
Item 11 of 11Maurice Reginald DayArchitect, Town PlannerF1960s Reconstruction


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 2 of 2Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p227

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Building Industries16 April 1909   
Item 2 of 2The Bailie18 June 1890   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33035 
Item 2 of 2Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild 1/809. 1./7575 (8 February 1900) and 2/2468 (25 March 1909, completed 3 May 1909)