Basic Site Details

Name: University of Glasgow, Department of Genetics
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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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 2Church Street  
Item 2 of 2Dumbarton Road  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 26 January 1961 Scheme acceptedplans approved in principle; six shops and nine houses to be demolished to make way for the new 5-storey building per Builder p82
Item 2 of 2Early 1960s1966Build/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 6Basil Spence & PartnersArchitectural practiceA19611964Begun under this practice title; completed as Sir Basil Spence, Glover & Ferguson.
Item 2 of 6(Sir) Basil Urwin SpenceArchitectA/B19611966 
Item 3 of 6Peter GloverArchitectA/B19611966 
Item 4 of 6Peter Scott FergusonArchitectA/B19611966 
Item 5 of 6Sir Basil Spence, Glover & Ferguson B19641966Begun under practice name of Basil Spence & Partners, continued under this title.
Item 6 of 6Thomas Maxwell GrayArchitectB19641966In office of Sir Basil Spence, Glover & Ferguson.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 2 of 2Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  P342

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder13 January 1961  'Glasgow Developments' p82

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Sent to DSA by emailInformation from AHRC/RCAHMS Spence project per David W Walker and Clive Fenton Clive Fenton's research notes (sent July 2010): information on Thomas M Gray's involvement