Basic Site Details

Name: Queen's Park Synagogue
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 20,000. This replaced the concrete and corrugated iron synagogue in Lochleven Road. This was probably by Spiers but stamp not legible. (Jewish Chronicle 17 September 1915). Stained glass by John K Clerk, 1989, moved to Giffnock Synagogue and reinstalled there.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 22, Falloch RoadYes 
Item 2 of 260, Lochleven Road  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 519241926Build/construction 
Item 2 of 527 March 1927 Consecrated 
Item 3 of 51950s AdditionExpanded (a hall for community and Hebrew teaching purposes was added)
Item 4 of 52003 Closed 
Item 5 of 52008 Alteration/conversionConversion to flats


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 4John Andrew ReidArchitectA19241926 
Item 2 of 4John RogersonArchitectA19241926 
Item 3 of 4Macwhannell Rogerson & ReidArchitectural practiceA19241926 
Item 4 of 4Ninian MacwhannellArchitectA19241926 


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Queen's Park Hebrew Congregation 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Kadish, Sharman2011The Synagogues of Britain and Ireland Newhaven & London: Yalep86, 271, 279, 291, 330 n92
Item 2 of 3Queen's Park Synagogue1956Queen's Park Hebrew Congregation: Jubilee Souvenir Brochure, 1906-56   
Item 3 of 3Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p547

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Glasgow Herald28 March 1927   
Item 2 of 3Jewish Chronicle6 March 1925   
Item 3 of 3Jewish Chronicle1 April 1927   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32348 
Item 2 of 2Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild1924/286