Basic Site Details

Name: University of Glasgow, Engineering Block
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: 1,055,556 for 8-storey building

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1University of Glasgow, Electrical & Civil Engineering Department  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Faculty building  
Item 2 of 2University  

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 319661968Build/construction 
Item 2 of 325 February 1966 Scheme accepted850,000
Item 3 of 310 June 1966 Contract offeredTender accepted from Gilbert-Ash (Scotland) Ltd


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 7Alexander SmellieArchitectA19661968 
Item 2 of 7Geoffrey George WimpennyArchitectA19661968 
Item 3 of 7Keppie Henderson & PartnersArchitectural practiceA19661968 
Item 4 of 7Richard Rudolphe Chitham De'AthArchitectA19661968 
Item 5 of 7Thomas Russell ScottArchitectA19661968 
Item 6 of 7Gilbert Ash (Scotland) LtdContractor 10 June 1966  
Item 7 of 7John Dansken & PurdieSurveyors 10 June 1966 Quantity surveyors


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p575
Item 2 of 2RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder25 February 1966  p.423
Item 2 of 2Building10 June 1966  p.186