Basic Site Details

Name: Lancashire Insurance Company Offices, West George Street
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Pearl Assurance OfficesYes 

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 239-45, Renfield StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2133-137, West George StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218961897Build/construction 
Item 2 of 21935  Groud floor remodelled


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 4Baird & ThomsonArchitectural practiceA18961897 
Item 2 of 4James ThomsonArchitectA18961897 
Item 3 of 4William Aitken ThomsonArchitectA18961897Claims specific responsibility
Item 4 of 4Thomas Smith TaitArchitect 1935 Ground floor remodelled


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Lancashire Insurance Company 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p251

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder16 January 1897  p63
Item 2 of 3The Bailie18 June 1890   
Item 3 of 3The Bailie20 January 1897   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33224 
Item 2 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Aitken Thomson' s Paper: F v18 no 1193 p 30 (microfilm reel 12)
Item 3 of 3Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild 1/4276