Basic Site Details

Name: Yorkshire Insurance Company offices, St Vincent Street
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: In his FRIBA nomination paper of 1942, McCrea claims to have 'carried out [this building] from an early stage after death of architect originally engaged'; this is puzzling as both Napier and Laird were still alive at the time.

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 180, St Vincent StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119381939Build/construction 


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 6James NapierArchitectB19381939Drew up plans
Item 2 of 6James William LairdArchitectB19381939Drew up plans
Item 3 of 6Laird & NapierArchitectural practiceB19381939Drew up plans
Item 4 of 6James Taylor ThomsonArchitectABefore 1942 Completion
Item 5 of 6James Taylor Thomson & McCrea (or Thomson & Partner)Architectural practiceABefore 1942 Completion
Item 6 of 6William McCreaArchitectABefore 1942 Completion


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33152 
Item 2 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William McCrea: F no 3910 (Box 30)
Item 3 of 3Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild 1938