Basic Site Details

Name: MacFarlane Lang Biscuit Factory
Town, district or village: Tollcross
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 135, Clydeford DriveYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 4October 1925August 1926 Plans dated
Item 2 of 430 May 1952 ProposedPlans to be prepared for '... new buildings, etc.'
Item 3 of 411 November 1966 Scheme acceptedPlans for 2.25m extension recommended for approval by Burgh Council sub-committee. Part of existing factory to be demolished and replaced with a multi-storey warehouse and office block
Item 4 of 413 September 1968 AdditionExtension to factory per Building September 1968, p188


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 4Charles Ernest MonroArchitectA1920s  
Item 2 of 4Geoffrey James MonroArchitectA1920s  
Item 3 of 4J M Monro & SonArchitectural practiceA1920s  
Item 4 of 4J M Monro & SonArchitectural practiceB1952 To prepare plans for new buildings


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Macfarlane Lang, biscuit manufacturers 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gregory, Neil2003Monro and Partners: shopping in Scotland with Marks and Spencer Architectural Heritage, Vol XIV, pp67-85p68

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder20 May 1952  p828
Item 2 of 2Building11 November 1966  p209

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Glasgow City ArchivesMonro & Partners Collection MON 1920/3