Basic Site Details

Name: Victoria Works
Town, district or village: Paisley
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
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The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 71895 Plans submittedFactory, workhouse and office dated
Item 2 of 71899 Plans submittedAddition
Item 3 of 71905 Plans submittedAdditions
Item 4 of 71906 Plans submittedAddition
Item 5 of 71913 Plans submittedExtension
Item 6 of 71916 Plans submittedShed
Item 7 of 71917 Plans submittedCanteen and kitchen extension


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 8Alexander Alban Hamilton Scott (or Archibald Alban Hamilton Scott, or Augustine Alban Hamilton Scott)ArchitectA1895 Probably involved in design of factory - as assistant to Peter Caldwell
Item 2 of 8Peter CaldwellArchitectA1895 Factory, workhouse and office
Item 3 of 8Peter CaldwellArchitectB1899 Addition
Item 4 of 8Peter CaldwellArchitectC1905 Additions
Item 5 of 8Peter CaldwellArchitectD1906 Addition
Item 6 of 8J Gilchrist BennetArchitectE1913 Extension
Item 7 of 8J Gilchrist BennetArchitectF1916 Shed
Item 8 of 8J Gilchrist BennetArchitectG1917 Canteen and kitchen extension


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Eadie BrosClient for all work


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Renfrewshire CouncilPaisley Dean of Guild Records Plans for factory, workhouse and office submitted 1895, and for additions submitted 1899, 1905 and 1906, for extension 1913, and for shed 1916, and for canteen and kitchen extension 1917
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Alexander Hamilton Scott: L v20 no1574 ('factory, Paisley', 1895, as assistant)