Basic Site Details

Name: Telephone Exchange, Pitt Street
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 1Telephone exchange  

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 424 December 1966 Build/constructionContracts placed for reinforced concrete driven piling for telephone exchange (GKN Foundations Ltd, Oxford Road, Ryton on Dunsmore, near Coventry). 66,000. [announced in 'Building' 20.1.1967]
Item 2 of 4October 1967 Build/constructionTenders accepted for erection of superstructure for new trunk telephone exchange for 1.43 million [Marples Ridgeway Ltd].
Item 3 of 48 April 1967 Build/constructionTenders accepted for construction of reinforced concrete substructure and sheet piling at trunk telephone exchange [Tersons Ltd, Winston House, 4 Dollispark, London] for 105,000.
Item 4 of 4June 1967 Build/constructionTenders accepted for phase 2 sub-structure for new trunk telephone exchange.


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 2H M Office of Works (later Ministry of Works, Department of the Environment and Property Services Agency)Architectural practice 1966(?)After 1967 
Item 2 of 2Marples Ridgway LtdBuilder 1967  


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Building20 January 1967  p153
Item 2 of 4Building27 October 1967  p188
Item 3 of 4Building5 May 1967  p177
Item 4 of 4Building23 June 1967  p183