Basic Site Details

Name: Charing Cross Railway Station
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: Sited 50 yards east of the old station. Booking hall, offices and car parking included. An abstract mural on a 66ft parapet wall outside the main entrance, by sculptor Charles Anderson was a notable original feature.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Railway station  
Item 2 of 2Office  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Bath Street  
Item 2 of 2Elm Bank Crescent South entrance

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 14 November 1966 ProposedCity Council agreed to purchase property in Bath St. Site to be developed jointly with private developers

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 7British Railways Architects (Architects Department, British Rail)Architectural Department (New Towns etc) Late 1960s  
Item 2 of 7Bylander Waddell & PartnersEngineer Late 1960s Consulting engineers
Item 3 of 7G D Walford & PartnersSurveyors Late 1960s Quantity surveyors
Item 4 of 7M C PurbrikEngineer Late 1960s Chief civil engineer
Item 5 of 7Major Alexander Mather BoalArchitect Late 1960s  
Item 6 of 7R Seifert & Partners (or R Seifert Co-Partnership)Architectural practiceALate 1960s  
Item 7 of 7Richard Seifert ALate 1960s  

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Building4 November 1966  p171
Item 2 of 2Building8 August 1969  pp32/55 - 32/58 with plans and photos