Basic Site Details

Name: BOAC Building, Buchanan Street
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: British Overseas Airways Corporation

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 185, Buchanan Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119681970Build/construction 


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 4Alexander G MacgregorArchitect, Town PlannerA1967 Involved with designing the office building for BOAC when with Gillespie Kidd & Coia as architect.
Item 2 of 4Andrew MacMillanArchitectA19681970 
Item 3 of 4Gillespie Kidd & CoiaArchitectural practiceA19681970 
Item 4 of 4Isi Israel MetzsteinArchitectA19681970 


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1British Overseas Airways Corporation 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p569
Item 2 of 2Willis, Peter1977New architecture in Scotland  p11, p14

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Courtesy of Alexander MacgregorInformation sent to the Dictionary Sent April 2016