Basic Site Details

Name: Possilpark District Library
Town, district or village: Possilpark
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: George Simpson commissioned following design competition.

Cost 5500.

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1127, Allander StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 419111913Construction 
Item 2 of 431 March 1911 Journal referenceJournal reference to design competition
Item 3 of 41912 Design exhibited 
Item 4 of 415 March 1913 Opened 

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 3George SimpsonArchitect 19111913Won design competition to secure job
Item 2 of 3Alexander Ross LindsayArchitect c. 1911 Unsuccessful competition design
Item 3 of 3Bertram Lisle  1912 Competition design - not successful

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Royal Academy exhibitors    1912, no (not recorded)
Item 2 of 4Stevenson, D M, et al.1914Municipal Glasgow: its evolution and enterprises Glasgow: Corporation of the City of Glasgowp92
Item 3 of 4Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p415
Item 4 of 4www.scotcities.com/carnegie www.scotcities.com/carnegie   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder31 March 1911C  

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33741 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Alexander Ross Lindsay: L v15 no1053