Basic Site Details

Name: Temporary Exhibition Hall, Bunhouse Ground
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: A temporary exhibition hall to house the 1918 British Industries Trade Fair in Glasgow. (A similar trade fair was to be held at the same time in London. Delays completing the Glasgow building resulted in a two week delay for both events).

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1British Industries Trades Fair 1918  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11918 Opened 


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 1Robert James WalkerArchitect 19171918 


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Glasgow Corporation 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Builder21 September 1917  p167 – Walker’s appointment as architect recommended
Item 2 of 4Builder12 October 1917  p222 contracts open
Item 3 of 4Builder9 November 1917  p282 accepted tenders
Item 4 of 4Builder11 January 1918  p37 Exhibition hall at Glasgow delayed. The British Industries Fairs at London and Glasgow rescheduled for 11-22 March 1918

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild 1917/238 (temporary hall),