Basic Site Details

Name: Glasgow University, Naval Architecture Testing Tank
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 1Naval Architecture Test Tank Building  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2January 1960 Proposed52,445 (proposed total Exchequer grant), 42,455(instalment of grant required for 1960-61 to complete project) per Builder 1 Apr 1960 p654
Item 2 of 219 August 1960 Scheme acceptedp348

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 2Keppie Henderson & PartnersArchitectural practiceA1960 R R C De'Ath responsible
Item 2 of 2Richard Rudolphe Chitham De'AthArchitectA1960 Entirely responsible

References

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder1 April 1960  'University Building Projects' p654; summarizes Civil Estimates for Education, 1960-1961, published on March 18
Item 2 of 2Builder19 August 1960  p348

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Richard Rudolphe Chitham De'Ath: F no 5991 (combined box 112)