Basic Site Details

Name: Girder Bridge, West End Park
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: On Saturday, the foundation-stone was laid of a new building now being erected by the Corporation of Glasgow, across the Kelvin, in the West-end Park. It will be of lattice girder construction, of wrought iron, resting on freestone abutments, The span is 90 feet, the breadth across carriage-way and footpaths, 24 feet, and the height above water-level 19 feet. It has been designed by Mr Carrick, the city architect, who has also provided for a rearrangement of the roads in the park. Mr Watt is the contractor. [Building News 8 October 1880 p427]

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11880 Build/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 1John CarrickArchitect 1880 As City Architect


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News8 October 1880  p427