Basic Site Details

Name: Askit Laboratory and Factory
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 3LaboratoryYes 
Item 2 of 3FactoryYes 
Item 3 of 3Printing works  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Killearn Street  
Item 2 of 293, Saracen StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219321933Build/construction 
Item 2 of 2November 1950 AdditionPlans are to be prepared for extensions at Saracen and Killearn Streets


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 2William Brown WhitieArchitectA19321933 
Item 2 of 2Gardner & Gardner-McLeanArchitectural practiceB1950 To prepare plans for extensions


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Askit LtdNear Possil Road, Possilpark, for extensions 1950


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder10 November 1950  p483

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register49923 
Item 2 of 2Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild Ref: 1932/91