Basic Site Details

Name: Ibrox Park football stadium
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Part of the roof section of the earlier stadium designed by John Gordon (see entry First Ibrox Stadium) was incorporated into the new building by Leitch.

Cost of rebuilding (1902-28): 45,000. Cost of new South Stand (1926-9): 95,000. The South Stand was Leitch's largest and most expensive grandstand.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1100-170, Edmiston DriveYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1118991900  
Item 2 of 11April 1900 Opened 
Item 3 of 1119021928 Gradual rebuilding, retaining front section of original North Stand
Item 4 of 115 April 1902  Collapse of part of south-west terrace
Item 5 of 11c. 1923  Negotiations begun for construction of new South Stand
Item 6 of 1119261928ConstructionNew South Stand
Item 7 of 111 January 1929  Re-opened
Item 8 of 111 January 1929  New South Stand officially opened
Item 9 of 1119781981ReconstructionRebuilt in an innovative oval form.
Item 10 of 1119891990AdditionUpper deck
Item 11 of 11Late 1980s  Remodelling

People

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 12Archibald ('Archie') LeitchArchitect, EngineerA18991900 
Item 2 of 12Archibald ('Archie') LeitchArchitect, EngineerB1902c. 1923Gradual rebuilding, retaining front section of original North Stand
Item 3 of 12Archibald Leitch & PartnersArchitectural practiceC1927c. 1929New South Stand
Item 4 of 12Archibald ('Archie') LeitchArchitect, EngineerCc. 1927c. 1929New South Stand
Item 5 of 12Archibald Kent Leitch (or Archie Leitch (junior))EngineerCc. 1927c. 1929New South Stand
Item 6 of 12Edward Henry PattersonArchitectG19781981Rebuilt in an innovative oval form.
Item 7 of 12James Archibald Francis Mochrie G19781981Rebuilt in an innovative oval form.
Item 8 of 12Robert Stirling Burnett G19781981Rebuilt in an innovative oval form.
Item 9 of 12Stuart Moore WallaceArchitectG19781981Rebuilt in an innovative oval form.
Item 10 of 12T M Miller & PartnersArchitectural practiceG19781981Rebuilt in an innovative oval form.
Item 11 of 12Gareth HutchisonArchitectH19891990Upper deck added
Item 12 of 12Blyth & BlythArchitectural practiceDLate 1980s Remodelling

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 3Rangers Football Club 
Item 2 of 3Struth, Bill - team manager of Rangers Football ClubOversaw later work
Item 3 of 3Wilton, William - secretary-manager of Rangers Football ClubOversaw work from 1899 until his death in 1920

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Gorst, T1995Buildings around us  p73-75
Item 2 of 5Inglis, Simon1983Football Grounds of Great Britain   
Item 3 of 5Inglis, Simon2005Engineering Archie: Archibald Leitch - football ground designer London: English Heritagepp15-25, 64-5 & 180-9
Item 4 of 5Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p592
Item 5 of 5www.lochturret.com www.lochturret.com  Accessed October 2010

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33338 
Item 2 of 3Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild1926/381 (26 May 1926) 
Item 3 of 3University of StrathclydeAHAUS (Archive of Historical Architecture, University of Strathclyde)86.27