Basic Site Details

Name: Wallace Scott Tailoring Institute
Town, district or village: Cathcart
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1SW Electricity Board  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 143, Spean StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 519131916Build/constructionInstitute
Item 2 of 519191920AdditionFormal garden, pergola and retaining walls
Item 3 of 5Late 1950s Alteration/conversionAcquired by SSEB in 1957 and converted in late 1950s to SSEB HQ
Item 4 of 51969 AdditionCurtain-walled slab (connected to old building by first-floor glass bridge)
Item 5 of 519761980Alteration/conversionAlterations including new glazing and new computer suite. U plan in original building was also filled in and parapets removed.

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 8(Sir) John James BurnetArchitectA19131916 
Item 2 of 8John Burnet & SonArchitectural practiceA19131916 
Item 3 of 8Norman Aitken DickArchitectA19131916 
Item 4 of 8(Sir) John James BurnetArchitectB19201922Formal garden, pergola and retaining walls executed
Item 5 of 8John Burnet, Son & PartnersArchitectural practiceB19201922Formal garden, pergola and retaining walls executed
Item 6 of 8Norman Aitken DickArchitectB19201921Formal garden, pergola and retaining walls executed
Item 7 of 8Burnet, Son & DickArchitectural practiceB19211922Formal garden, pergola and retaining walls executed
Item 8 of 8Harvey Scott & PartnersArchitectural practiceD19761980Alterations including new glazing and new computer suite. U plan in original building was also filled in and parapets removed.

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p541

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Architects Journal27 June 1923   
Item 2 of 4Architectural Review192251 (Jan-June) pp128-132 with plans, photograhs, etc
Item 3 of 4Architectural Review194291 (Jan -June) p109
Item 4 of 4BuilderLate 1914CVII pp273-275

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33967 
Item 2 of 2Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of GuildGCA DG 1957/820