Basic Site Details

Name: City of Glasgow Assurance Company Headquarters
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: James Miller building on site.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Renfield StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218701872 Competition held and winning design executed
Item 2 of 211 August 1870  Drawings dated


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 6Charles George Hood KinnearArchitectA18701872 
Item 2 of 6John Dick PeddieArchitectA18701872 
Item 3 of 6Peddie & KinnearArchitectural practiceA18701872 
Item 4 of 6Campbell DouglasArchitect, ValuerB1872 Unsuccesful competiton design
Item 5 of 6Campbell Douglas & SellarsArchitectural practiceB1872 Unsuccesful competiton design
Item 6 of 6James SellarsArchitect, ValuerB1872 Unsuccesful competiton design


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1City of Glasgow Assurance Company 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1872   684
Item 2 of 2RSA1871   999

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder25 March 1871XXIX  

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM/1870/5/2