Basic Site Details

Name: Albion Motor Car Company Factory
Town, district or village: Scotstoun
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1South Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3c. 1917  'Recently constructed' in 1917
Item 2 of 3September 1950 AdditionPlans to be prepared for additions
Item 3 of 316 April 1954 * Alterations and additionsPlans in hand

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 4Albert KahnArchitectABefore 1917  
Item 2 of 4Albert Kahn Ernest WilbyArchitectural practiceABefore 1917  
Item 3 of 4Ernest WilbyArchitectABefore 1917  
Item 4 of 4Wylie, Shanks & WylieArchitectural practice 1950 To prepare plans for additions


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Albion Motor Co 

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Albion Motor Car Works OfficesBrick and ashlar frontage dated 1899/191. These are separate buildings from the factory though both on the same site.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Hume, John R1974Industrial Archaeology of Glasgow Glasgow & London: BlackieM97
Item 2 of 2Kahn, Moritz1917The Design and Construction of Industrial Buildings London: Technical JournalsPlates XXIX, XXX, XXXI, XXXIII

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder29 September 1950  p379
Item 2 of 2Builder16 April 1954  p700