Basic Site Details

Name: Wellpark Brewery, Townhead
Town, district or village: Dennistoun
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2J & R Tennent Ltd  
Item 2 of 2Tennent's Brewery  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1161, Duke Street  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51952 Plans prepared, construction not yet begunPlans prepared for extensions
Item 2 of 520 November 1953 * AdditionPlans prepared for additions and extensions
Item 3 of 525 February 1966 Scheme acceptedCorporation approval given to first phase (1m) of 3m project. Work involves demolishing existing buildings, construction of a warehouse, bottling plant, kegging plant and extension to ancillary plants.
Item 4 of 5c. 1967c. 1974Build/constructionNew building on old site
Item 5 of 5c. 1975 Alterations and additionsAdditions, Phase I

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 13Thomas Smith CordinerArchitect 1952 * Plans prepared for extensions
Item 2 of 13Thomas Smith CordinerArchitect 20 November 1953 * Plans in hand for additions and extensions
Item 3 of 13James Napier CunninghamArchitectE19671974New brewery on old site
Item 4 of 13Stuart Lister IngramArchitectE19671974New brewery on old site
Item 5 of 13Thomas Cordiner, Cunningham & Partners E19671974New brewery on old site
Item 6 of 13Thomas Ogilvie Maclean Cordiner E19671974New brewery on old site
Item 7 of 13William Gordon Liam FindlayArchitectE19671974New brewery on old site
Item 8 of 13Henry Frederick GlassArchitectGc. 1975 Additions, Phase I
Item 9 of 13James Napier CunninghamArchitectGc. 1975 Additions, Phase I
Item 10 of 13John Robertson StruthersArchitectGc. 1975 Additions, Phase I
Item 11 of 13Stuart Lister IngramArchitectGc. 1975 Additions, Phase I
Item 12 of 13Thomas Cordiner, Cunningham & Partners Gc. 1975 Additions, Phase I
Item 13 of 13Thomas Ogilvie Maclean Cordiner Gc. 1975 Additions, Phase I

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 3Bass CharringtonLater work
Item 2 of 3J & R Tennent Ltd1952 & 1953 extensions
Item 3 of 3Tennent-Caledonian BreweriesClient for 1967-74 building

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Cunningham Glass practice brochure Cunningham Glass architects   
Item 2 of 4RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   
Item 3 of 4RIBA1981Directory of Practices 1981   
Item 4 of 4Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p153

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder18 January 1952  p137
Item 2 of 3Builder20 November 1953  p814
Item 3 of 3Builder25 February 1966  p.423