Basic Site Details

Name: Royal Bank of Scotland
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Main Glasgow office/branch.

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 292,94,96,98,100, Buchanan StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2Royal Exchange SquareYesAfter 1872-3 work

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41827   
Item 2 of 418721873 Internal reconstruction, and new telling room on Royal Exchange Square
Item 3 of 46 August 1954 * Alterations and additionsPlans prepared and approved
Item 4 of 41968 Alteration/conversionInteriors gutted and refitted

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 Elliot IIArchitect 1827  
Item 2 of 12Charles WilsonArchitect 18501851Buchanan Street buildings
Item 3 of 12Charles George Hood KinnearArchitectB18721873Internal reconstruction, and new telling room on Royal Exchange Square
Item 4 of 12John Dick PeddieArchitectB18721873Internal reconstruction, and new telling room on Royal Exchange Square
Item 5 of 12Peddie & KinnearArchitectural practiceB18721873Internal reconstruction, and new telling room on Royal Exchange Square
Item 6 of 12Frank Burnet & BostonArchitectural practiceCAfter 1939Before 1947Alterations and additions
Item 7 of 12Frank Russell BurnetArchitectCAfter 1939Before 1947Alterations and additions
Item 8 of 12James BellArchitectCAfter 1939Before 1947Alterations and additions
Item 9 of 12Frank Burnet, Boston & BellArchitectural practice 1954 *  
Item 10 of 12Gratton & McLeanArchitectural practiceD1968 Interiors gutted and refitted
Item 11 of 12Peter McLean (or MacLean) D1968 Interiors gutted and refitted
Item 12 of 12Thomas Oswald White GrattonArchitectD1968 Interiors gutted & refitted

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Royal Bank of Scotland 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4RSA1873   794
Item 2 of 4Sinclair, Fiona J, ed1995Charles Wilson Architect 1810-1863: A Question of Style Glasgow: Park Circus Promotions, 1995p23
Item 3 of 4Thomson, David1882Memoir of Charles Wilson13 March 1882Proceedings of the Glasgow Philosophical Society 
Item 4 of 4Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p221

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder6 August 1954  p240

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32639 
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Photographic Archive Copies of plans C/67262-5/P
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Bell: F no4327 (combined box 8)