Basic Site Details

Name: Glasgow Empire Exhibition, Concert Hall and Tea Pavilion
Town, district or village: Bellahouston
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Status: Demolished
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Tea room  
Item 2 of 2Concert hall  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119371938  

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 4Frederick Edward Bradshaw MacManusArchitectA19371938Responsible for sketch designs; executed by James Taylor Thomson
Item 2 of 4James Taylor ThomsonArchitectA19371938 
Item 3 of 4Thomas Smith TaitArchitectA19371938 
Item 4 of 4William McCreaArchitectA1937 As chief assistant to James Taylor Thomson?

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2MacManus, Frederick1985Some Recollections of my Early Architectural Years (Oct 1975; amended March 1985); Additional Observations (Aug 1984) Unpublished typescripts (copies held in RIBA Archive and in DMW Archive) 
Item 2 of 2McKean, Charles1987The Scottish Thirties: An Architectural Introduction Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Pressp185

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architect and Building News1938Jan-Jun p359
Item 2 of 2Architect and Building News1938Jul-Dec p263

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William McCrea: F no 3910 (Box 30)