Basic Site Details

Name: City Improvement Trust warehouse
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost: £32,500.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1King Street rebuilding  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 36-26, King StreetYes 
Item 2 of 364-70, Parnie StreetYesOriginally included 64-70
Item 3 of 3103-107, TrongateYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31898 Competition held 
Item 2 of 318991902Construction 
Item 3 of 32009 Alteration/conversionCpnversion to artists' studios and galleries etc

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 7Robert William HornArchitect 1898 Third premiated competition design (£50 premium)
Item 2 of 7James McKissackArchitectA18981902Won competition (£100 premium) and secured job
Item 3 of 7John McKissackArchitectA18981902Won competition (£100 premium) and secured job
Item 4 of 7Andrew RobertsonArchitectB1898 Second premiated competition design (£50 premium)
Item 5 of 7T Dykes & RobertsonArchitectural practiceB1898 Second premiated competition design (£50 premium)
Item 6 of 7Thomas DykesArchitectB1898 Second premiated competition design (£50 premium)
Item 7 of 7John McKissack & SonArchitectural practiceA19001902Won competition (£100 premium) and secured job

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Glasgow City Improvement Trust 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Harper, Roger H1983Victorian Architectural Competitions: An Index to British and Irish Architectural Competitions… London: Mansell Publishing 
Item 2 of 2Hume, John R1974Industrial Archaeology of Glasgow Glasgow & London: BlackieG104

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2BuilderLate 1898LXXV p386
Item 2 of 2Building Industries16 August 1899   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32753This listing is for 6-26 King Street and 62 Parnie Street
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32773Listing is for 103 Trongate
Item 3 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James McKissack: L v19 no 1435
Item 4 of 4Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild 1/7181, 25 May 1899

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