Basic Site Details

Name: Marks & Spencer store
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Perspective view signed Tom? Harvey

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 118-26, Argyle StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 27 December 19291930 Plans dated
Item 2 of 228 August 1964 * Build/constructionBuilding to start soon on 1m store, to take two years to complete (M&S's biggest store in Britain)

* 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 4Charles Ernest MonroArchitectA19291930 
Item 2 of 4Geoffrey James MonroArchitectA19291930 
Item 3 of 4J M Monro & SonArchitectural practiceA19291930 
Item 4 of 4John ForbesArchitectA19291930 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Gregory, Neil2003Monro and Partners: shopping in Scotland with Marks and Spencer Architectural Heritage, Vol XIV, pp67-85p68-70
Item 2 of 3   
Item 3 of 3Kenna, Rudolph Glasgow Art Deco  p68

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architect and Building News1930Jan-Jun p116
Item 2 of 2Builder28 August 1964  p454

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Glasgow City ArchivesMonro & Partners Collection MON 1920/2
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32610 
Item 3 of 3Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild1929/540