Basic Site Details

Name: Bay Area, Port Glasgow
Town, district or village: Port Glasgow
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: Redevelopment by John Maurice Arthur 1908-12 including The Star Hotel, about 400 houses, 30 shops and two banks, in John Wood Street, King Street, etc.

Cost: 80,000 (Arthur's nomination papers) / 120,000 ('Who's who in Architecture 1914')

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Port Glasgow workmen's dwellings scheme As referred to in 'Who's who in architecture 1914'

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Street plan(?)  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2John Wood StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2King StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119081912 Redevelopment scheme

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 2George Arthur & Son A19081912Redevelopment scheme
Item 2 of 2John Maurice Arthur A19081912Redevelopment scheme

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 3John Wood Street TenementsRedevelopment of Port Glasgow by J M Arthur 1909-1912 including The Star Hotel, King Street, etc.
Item 2 of 3King Street TenementsRedevelopment of Port Glasgow by J M Arthur 1909-1912 including The Star Hotel, John Wood Street, etc.
Item 3 of 3The Star HotelRedevelopment of Port Glasgow by J M Arthur 1909-1912 including John Wood Street, King Street, etc.

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Walker, Frank Arneil1986South Clyde Estuary: An Illustrated Architectural Guide to Inverclyde and Renfrew  p111
Item 2 of 3Who's Who in Architecture1914    
Item 3 of 3Who's Who in Architecture1923    

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder8 May 1909  p567 - contracts open for 45 tenement houses in Port Glasgow

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Maurice Arthur: L v16 no1101 and F no1751 (microfilm reel 14)