Basic Site Details

Name: Union Bank
Town, district or village: Paisley
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 5c. 1850  Original building
Item 2 of 525 March 1865  Drawings (by Railton) for large 3-storey addition with shops
Item 3 of 58 February 1886  Drawings for alterations (by Railton) dated
Item 4 of 51903 Plans submitted to Dean of Guild 
Item 5 of 51914 Plans submitted to Dean of Guild 


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 7Black & SalmonArchitectural practiceAc. 1850(?) Probably designed original building
Item 2 of 7James Salmon (senior)ArchitectAc. 1850 Probably designed original building
Item 3 of 7Robert BlackArchitectAc. 1850 Probably designed original building
Item 4 of 7William Atkinson RailtonArchitectB1865 * Large 3-storey addition with shops
Item 5 of 7William Atkinson RailtonArchitectC8 February 1886 Drawings for alterations dated
Item 6 of 7Thomas Graham AbercrombieArchitectD1903 Additions
Item 7 of 7Thomas Graham AbercrombieArchitectE1914 Additions

* earliest date known from documented sources.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Walker, Frank Arneil1986South Clyde Estuary: An Illustrated Architectural Guide to Inverclyde and Renfrew  p13

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Bank of Scotland ArchivesBank of Scotland, Union Bank etc Archives William A Railton drawings
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register38993 
Item 3 of 3Renfrewshire CouncilPaisley Dean of Guild Records Plans dated 1903 and 1914