Basic Site Details

Name: Baths, Leslie Street
Town, district or village: Pollokshields
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: Mr A E Pickard proposes to convert the Pollockshields Baths into a cinema. Plans are being prepared by Mr J(ames) McKissack, 65 Renfield Street, Glasgow. [Builder 29 April 1938 Page 868]

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Pollokshields Bath Club  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Leslie StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 61884 Competition held 
Item 2 of 61885 Construction 
Item 3 of 620 March 1885 Opened 
Item 4 of 61937 Closed 
Item 5 of 61938 Alteration/conversionProposal to convert baths into cinema
Item 6 of 6After 1938 Destruction/demolition 

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 6Henry Edward CliffordArchitect 1884 Competition design - not successful
Item 2 of 6James HamiltonArchitectA18841885(?)Won competition and secured job; James Hamilton is credited with this at the time of the opening as reported in the Glasgow Herald, 21 March 1885.
Item 3 of 6James Hamilton & SonArchitectural practiceA1884 Won competition and secured job
Item 4 of 6John H HamiltonArchitectA18841885(?)Won competition and secured job; completed by James Hamilton after split in partnership.
Item 5 of 6James McKissackArchitectD1938 Proposal to convert baths into cinema
Item 6 of 6John McKissack & SonArchitectural practiceD1938 Proposal to convert baths into cinema

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Pickard, A EClient for 1938 conversion proposal

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1884   937
Item 2 of 2Shifrin, Malcolm2015Victorian Turkish Baths Historic Englandp236

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Architect4 April 1885   
Item 2 of 4Builder29 April 1938  p868
Item 3 of 4Glasgow Herald21 March 1885   
Item 4 of 4RIBA Journal9 November 1935v43London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsObituary of John Hamilton, p38

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 14 December 1883 (Pollokshields East, Petitions for lining 1880-87, H-SHE7)