Basic Site Details

Name: Buchanan Street Bus Station
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 3Killermont Street Bus Station  
Item 2 of 3Omnibus Station for Scottish Motor Traction  
Item 3 of 3Scottish Motor Traction garage, office, tea-rooms etc Description in 'Architect & Building News' reference

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 4Office  
Item 2 of 4Garage  
Item 3 of 4Tea room  
Item 4 of 4Bus station  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1278-280, Buchanan Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1019321933Build/construction 
Item 2 of 10October 1932 Plans datedFirst set of plans
Item 3 of 1020 January 1933 Scheme acceptedPlans passed by Dean of Guild
Item 4 of 1028 April 1933 Plans datedDate of revised plans
Item 5 of 101934 Opened 
Item 6 of 101952 AdditionNew canopy - Germiston Street side of Buchanan Street
Item 7 of 1020 August 1952 AdditionPlans dated
Item 8 of 1024 November 1952 AdditionPlans dated
Item 9 of 1020 January 1959 Plans datedAdditional WC ccommodation
Item 10 of 101976 Destruction/demolition 


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 6John Andrew ReidArchitectA19321933 
Item 2 of 6Macwhannell & ReidArchitectural practiceA19321933 
Item 3 of 6Ninian MacwhannellArchitectA19321933 
Item 4 of 6John Blackhall BaxterArchitectb1952 Addition of canopy
Item 5 of 6British Transport Commission, Estate and Rating Surveyor's OfficeArchitectural Department (New Towns etc)D1959 Additional WC accommodation
Item 6 of 6John Blackhall BaxterArchitectE1959 Additional WC accommodation - as architect with the British Transport Commission


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Architect and Building News1932Jan-Jun p404

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy Rev Alex StrachanInformation sent via DSA website Sent January 2010
Item 2 of 2Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild 1933/20; 1952/384; 1959/21