Basic Site Details

Name: Clyde Navigation Trust Building
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A Listed
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Notes: Sculptor Mossman. Cost £24,000. Proposed second phase design in perspective watercolour by Jules Lessore.

Sculptor for second phase Albert Hemstock Hodge with some smaller figures of apprentices by John Mossman.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Clydeport BuildingYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 3BroomielawYesCorner with Robertson Street
Item 2 of 316, Robertson StreetYes 
Item 3 of 3Robertson StreetYesCorner with Broomielaw

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 618821886 First phase of building
Item 2 of 6April 1886  First phase of building completed
Item 3 of 6Mid 1886  First proposal for second phase - with campanile at angle (not built)
Item 4 of 61887 Design exhibited 
Item 5 of 619051908 Second phase, at corner of Robertson Street and Broomielaw
Item 6 of 619141915 Third phase on Broomielaw proposed; not carried out due to outbreak of World War I

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 10(Sir) John James BurnetArchitectA18821886 
Item 2 of 10John Burnet & SonArchitectural practiceA18821886 
Item 3 of 10John Burnet (senior)ArchitectA18821886 
Item 4 of 10(Sir) John James BurnetArchitectB19051908Second phase of building
Item 5 of 10Francis George Glyn Robertson (or Frank George Glyn Robertson)ArchitectB19051906Second phase of building - as apprentice to John James Burnet
Item 6 of 10John Burnet & SonArchitectural practiceB19051908Second phase of building
Item 7 of 10William Ferguson (junior) (or William Moncrieff Ferguson, or Willie Ferguson)ArchitectB19051908Second phase of building - as assistant to John James Burnet
Item 8 of 10(Sir) John James BurnetArchitectC19141915Third phase on Broomielaw proposed; not carried out due to outbreak of World War I
Item 9 of 10John Burnet & SonArchitectural practiceC19141915Third phase on Broomielaw proposed; not carried out due to outbreak of World War I
Item 10 of 10Norman Aitken DickArchitectC19141915Third phase on Broomielaw proposed; not carried out due to outbreak of World War I

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Clyde Navigation Trust 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Graves, Algernon1905The Royal Academy of Arts: a complete dictionary of exhibitors and their works…1905-6London: Graves and Bell1887, Nos 1668, 1681
Item 2 of 2McKenzie, Ray2002Public sculpture of Glasgow (Public sculpture of Great Britain series) Liverpool University Pressp332-335

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Architect20 January 1888   
Item 2 of 5BuilderJuly 1908XCV  
Item 3 of 5Builders Journal26 August 1908   
Item 4 of 5Glasgow Herald6 December 1905   
Item 5 of 5The Citizen15 September 1908   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Clyde Navigation Trust, Clydeport, Robertson StClyde Navigation Trust Minutes Drawings etc
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33113 
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Moncrieff Ferguson Junior: L v24 no1914; Francis George Glyn Robertson: L v23 no1831