Basic Site Details

Name: North British Locomotive Company Offices
Town, district or village: Springburn
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 60,000. Cost of conversion 300,000

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Springburn College of EngineeringYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Commercial officeYes 
Item 2 of 2College Engineering college from 1965

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1110-136, Flemington StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 319081909Build/construction 
Item 2 of 310 September 1909 Opened 
Item 3 of 319621965Alteration/conversionConversion of offices to College of Engineering


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 5James Carruthers WalkerArchitectA19081909As chief assistant to James Miller
Item 2 of 5James MillerArchitectA19081909 
Item 3 of 5(Miss) Jean Gordon WelshArchitectB19621965Conversion of offices to College of Engineering
Item 4 of 5William ('Bill') NimmoArchitectB19621965Conversion of offices to College of Engineering.
Item 5 of 5William Nimmo & PartnersArchitectural practiceB19621965Conversion of offices to College of Engineering


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Glasgow CorporationClient for conversion.
Item 2 of 2North British Locomotive Company 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 2 of 2RSA1909   371, 385

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder16 March 1908XCIV  
Item 2 of 2Building Industries16 March 1906   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33612 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Carruthers Walker: L v21 no1649