Basic Site Details

Name: Albany Chambers and shops
Town, district or village: Charing Cross
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Business chambers and mansion flats

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Office(?)  
Item 2 of 2Shop  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1528-534, Sauchiehall StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 118961899  


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 4(Sir) John James BurnetArchitectA18961899 
Item 2 of 4Burnet Son & CampbellArchitectural practiceA18961897 or 1899 
Item 3 of 4John Archibald CampbellArchitectA18961899 
Item 4 of 4John ArthurArchitectA18961897 or 1899(?)As assistant - not known whether he continued to work on this project after Burnet Son & Campbell had split


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Simpson, Robert & Sons 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2McKenzie, Ray2002Public sculpture of Glasgow (Public sculpture of Great Britain series) Liverpool University Pressp349
Item 2 of 2Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p244 (ex Dean of Guild)

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Architects Journal27 June 1923   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33199 
Item 2 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Arthur: L v16 no1100
Item 3 of 3Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild 1/5344