Basic Site Details

Name: Scottish Co-operative Wholesale Society (SCWS) Headquarters Building
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 4119-131, Laidlaw StreetYes 
Item 2 of 4SCWS Headquarters Building, Morrison StreetYes 
Item 3 of 4SCWS Headquarters Building, Paisley RoadYes 
Item 4 of 4100-128, Paterson StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218721873 First part of building in Laidlaw Street at east end
Item 2 of 218951897 Hume says that headquarters were built in 1893


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 4Bruce & Hay A18951897 
Item 2 of 4Donald Bruce A18951897 
Item 3 of 4Edward Alexander Buckingham Hay A18951897 
Item 4 of 4James Davidson A18951897Worked in conjunction with Bruce and Hay


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Scottish Co-operative Wholesale Society (SCWS) 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Hume, John R1974Industrial Archaeology of Glasgow Glasgow & London: BlackieH142
Item 2 of 3Who's Who in Glasgow1909    
Item 3 of 3Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p516, 597

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33523 
Item 2 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Donald Bruce: L v16 no1149; Edward Alexander Buckingham Hay: L v18 no1324
Item 3 of 3Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild  1/1204 and 2/1862