Basic Site Details

Name: The New Locarno, Saucheihall 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 1Locarno Ballroom  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219371938 Alterations
Item 2 of 24 December 1953 * Alterations and additionsPlans in hand

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 5George James MillerArchitectA19371938Alterations
Item 2 of 5James Carruthers WalkerArchitectA19371938Alterations - as chief assistant with James Miller
Item 3 of 5James MillerArchitectA19371938Alterations
Item 4 of 5James Miller & SonArchitectural practiceA19371938Alterations
Item 5 of 5Wylie, Shanks & WylieArchitectural practice 4 December 1953 * Alterations and additions

* earliest date known from documented sources.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Scottish Dance Halls Ltd1953, alterations and additions


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder4 December 1953  p903

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIAS Collection, NMRS, RCAHMSJames Miller, Son & Manson Drawings Collection 12 drawings