Basic Site Details

Name: Riddrie Library
Town, district or village: Riddrie
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Notes: The first permanent library in a Corporation housing scheme, intended as a model for later ones. Cost approximately 10,200.

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 11026, Cumbernauld RoadYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119351938Build/construction 

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 2Glasgow Office of Public Works Architectural Department (later Glasgow Corporation City Engineer's Department)Architectural practiceA1934 With Thomas Somers as Chief Engineer and Master of Works
Item 2 of 2Thomas Peter Miller SomersArchitectA19351938As Glasgow City Engineer

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p437

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Architect and Building News1934Jul-Dec p253