Basic Site Details

Name: Glasgow Empire Exhibition, Physical Fitness Pavilion
Town, district or village: Bellahouston
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
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Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219371938  
Item 2 of 21939 Demolition 


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 5Philip Edward Joseph McManus (later Phillip or Philipp Edouard McManis)ArchitectA1936 or 1937 As senior assistant to T P Marwick & Son
Item 2 of 5T P Marwick & SonArchitectural practiceA1936 or 19371938In collaboration with Thomas Smith Tait
Item 3 of 5Thomas Craigie MarwickArchitectA1936 or 19371938In collaboration with Thomas Smith Tait
Item 4 of 5Thomas Smith TaitArchitectA1936 or 19371938Oversaw work by T P Marwick & Son and entire exhibition design
Item 5 of 5Thomas Waller MarwickArchitectA1936 or 19371938In collaboration with Thomas Smith Tait

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1Glasgow Empire Exhibition, masterplanPlanned and overseen by Thomas Smith Tait, appointed by the Government.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Crampsey, Bob1988The Empire Exhibition of 1938 Edinburgh: Mainstream Publishing Company 
Item 2 of 3Kinchin, Perilla and Kinchin, Juliet Glasgow's Great Exhibitions White Cockade Publishing 
Item 3 of 3McKean, Charles1987The Scottish Thirties: An Architectural Introduction Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Presspp184, 185

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Architects Index general reference to 'Glasgow Empire Exhibition Buildings'