Basic Site Details

Name: Central Police Buildings
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 36,500. Construction to commence about March 1903

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Central Police Office  
Item 2 of 2Glasgow City CourtYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Police station  
Item 2 of 2Courthouse  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 354, St Andrew SquareYes 
Item 2 of 3St Andrew StreetYes 
Item 3 of 351, Turnbull StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3March 1903 Build/constructionConstruction scheduled to commence
Item 2 of 319041908  
Item 3 of 31935  New canteen


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 2Alexander Beith McDonaldArchitectA19041908As City Surveyor
Item 2 of 2Thomas Peter Miller SomersArchitectB1935 New canteen - as City Engineer


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Stevenson, D M, et al.1914Municipal Glasgow: its evolution and enterprises Glasgow: Corporation of the City of Glasgowp284
Item 2 of 3Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p458
Item 3 of Website of 'Glasgow - City of Scultpure', co-produced by Gary Nisbet and Tim Gardner 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2British Architect2 January 1903  p17
Item 2 of 2Builder1 November 1935CXLIX p860

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32792 
Item 2 of 2Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild 1/9254