Basic Site Details

Name: Cooper & Co Warehouse, Howard Street and Jamaica Street
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 1Warehouse  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Howard Street  
Item 2 of 2Jamaica Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2August 1950September 1950AdditionPlans to be prepared additions
Item 2 of 23 July 1964 * ReconstructionPermission given for 300,000 rebuilding to give a 13,000 sq. ft. ground floor supermarket, restaurant, and office space - work to be completed by summer 1965

* 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 3Cooper & Co Architect's DepartmentArchitect 1950  
Item 2 of 3Michael BealeArchitectBMid 1960s Rebuilding- as project architect with Walter Underwood & Partners
Item 3 of 3Walter Underwood & PartnersArchitectural practiceBMid 1960s Rebuilding - with Michael Beale as project architect


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder18 August 1950  p232
Item 2 of 3Builder22 September 1950  p346
Item 3 of 3Builder3 July 1964  p48

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Courtesy of David J LeslieInformation sent to Dictionary Sent April 2010