Basic Site Details

Name: Govan Public Baths and Washhouses
Town, district or village: Govan
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost: 25,056.

British Architect 30 August 1901 Page 159:
'The new public baths which the borough of Govan has been constructing for some time were formally opened on Saturday last. The buildings, which have cost 25,000, comprise two large swimming pools with a gallery capable of holding 600 spectators together with a laundry and wash-house.'

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Baths  
Item 2 of 2Wash house  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11901 Opened 


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 2Alexander Beith McDonaldArchitectA1901 As City Surveyor, in Glasgow Office of Public Works
Item 2 of 2Glasgow Office of Public Works Architectural Department (later Glasgow Corporation City Engineer's Department)Architectural practiceA1901  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Stevenson, D M, et al.1914Municipal Glasgow: its evolution and enterprises Glasgow: Corporation of the City of Glasgowp99

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1British Architect30 August 1901  p159