Basic Site Details

Name: Gorbals Public Library, South Portland Street and Norfolk Street
Town, district or village: Gorbals
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Deaf Connections CentreYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2100, Norfolk Street  
Item 2 of 245, South Portland Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3c. 1930 Build/construction 
Item 2 of 31986 ClosedClosed as library
Item 3 of 3c. 19881989Alteration/conversionDeaf Connections Centre


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 2Glasgow Office of Public Works Architectural Department (later Glasgow Corporation City Engineer's Department)Architectural practiceA1930 With T Somers as City Engineer
Item 2 of 2Thomas Peter Miller SomersArchitectA1930 As City Engineer


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Smith, Ronald1999The Gorbals Historical Guide and Heritage Walk Glasgow City Councilp51

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Architect and Building News1930Jan-Jun p116

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Mitchell LibraryGlasgow City Archives1930/148Dean of Guild Court