Basic Site Details

Name: Lion Chambers, Hope Street
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1170-172, Hope StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 319041906  
Item 2 of 31907 Design exhibitedCompleted by this date
Item 3 of 31990s ProposedProposals for restoration of Lion Chambers

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 7James Salmon (junior)ArchitectA19041906With Louis Gustave Mouchel of the Yorkshire Hennebique Company as structural engineer
Item 2 of 7John Gaff GillespieArchitectA19041906With Louis Gustave Mouchel of the Yorkshire Hennebique Company as structural engineer
Item 3 of 7L G Mouchel & PartnersArchitectural practiceA19041906As structural engineer
Item 4 of 7Salmon, Son & GillespieArchitectural practiceA19041906With Louis Gustave Mouchel of the Yorkshire Hennebique Company as structural engineer
Item 5 of 7William Forrest SalmonArchitectA19041906With Louis Gustave Mouchel of the Yorkshire Hennebique Company as structural engineer
Item 6 of 7David Robertson CollinArchitectJ1990s Proposals for restoration of Lion Chambers
Item 7 of 7Keppie Architects (later Keppie Design)Architectural practiceJ1990s Proposals for restoration of Lion Chambers

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Black, William G 
Item 2 of 2Glasgow Buildings Preservation TrustCleint for restoration in 1990s

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Academy Architecture1907 part 1 p55 Photograph of completed building
Item 2 of 5Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdp145
Item 3 of 5McKenzie, Ray2002Public sculpture of Glasgow (Public sculpture of Great Britain series) Liverpool University Pressp203
Item 4 of 5Miles Glendinning, Diane Watters, David Whitham Docomomo Scotland Leaflet  p227 Image
Item 5 of 5Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p228 & plates 90-91

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 6Building Industries16 April 1906   
Item 2 of 6Building Industries28 November 1906   
Item 3 of 6Building Industries30 January 1907   
Item 4 of 6Building Industries15 July 1907  Perspective by Gillespie
Item 5 of 6Building Industries16 August 1907   
Item 6 of 6Ferro Concrete v2, no 1 p2-7

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Courtesy of David CollinInformation sent to Dictionary Sent May 2013
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33059 
Item 3 of 3Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild 2/806