Basic Site Details

Name: 78-82 Union Street
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Fašade almost identical to 71-79 Buchanan Street also by James Thomson.

Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Bank  
Item 2 of 2Office  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 178-82, Union StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3c. 1880   
Item 2 of 31912  Interior of ladies' hairdressing salon for number 80
Item 3 of 31926   


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 7Baird & ThomsonArchitectural practiceAc. 1880  
Item 2 of 7James ThomsonArchitectAc. 1880  
Item 3 of 7Charles Rennie MackintoshArchitectB1912 Interior of ladies' hairdressing salon for number 80 - now demolished
Item 4 of 7Honeyman, Keppie & MackintoshArchitectural practiceB1912 Interior of ladies' hairdressing salon for number 80 - now demolished
Item 5 of 7Andrew BalfourArchitectC19241926New ground floor
Item 6 of 7Balfour & StewartArchitectural practiceC19241926New ground floor
Item 7 of 7William Fraser Tytler StewartArchitectC19241926New ground floor


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Ritchie, Mrfor ladies' hairdressing salon interior at number 80, 1912


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p245

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register3320778-82 (Even Nos) Union Street
Item 2 of 2Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild Ref 1924/452