Basic Site Details

Name: United Co-operative Bakery
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of 1885-87 work: 4,500. Cost of 1889 McNeil Street additions: 7,000. Cost of 1891 additions: 9,500. Cost of 1895-96 additions in Ballater Street: 28,000. Cost of 1900 additions in Moffat Street: 17,000.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Co-op Baking Society  
Item 2 of 2Scottish Bakery  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 4Co-op Baking Society, Adelphi StreetYesExpansion
Item 2 of 4Co-op Baking Society, Ballater StreetYesExpansion
Item 3 of 4Co-op Baking Society/12, McNeil StreetYesOriginal premises
Item 4 of 4Co-op Baking Society, Moffat StreetYesExpansion


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 91885  Bruce and Hay asked to prepare plans
Item 2 of 91887  Original building opened
Item 3 of 91889  Additions in McNeil Street
Item 4 of 91891  Additions
Item 5 of 918951896 Additions in Ballater Street
Item 6 of 918991900 Additions in Moffat Street
Item 7 of 919071908 Additions in Adelphi Street
Item 8 of 91914  Additions
Item 9 of 9March 1950 AdditionPlans in hand for additions etc to McNeil Street/Rutherglen Road bakery


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 5Bruce & Hay A18851914Various additions (see event table)
Item 2 of 5Donald Bruce A18851914Various additions (see event table)
Item 3 of 5Edward Alexander Buckingham Hay A18851914Various additions (see event table)
Item 4 of 5James Davidson A18951914Worked in conjunction with Bruce and Hay
Item 5 of 5Scottish Co-Operative Wholesale Society (SCWS) Architectural Department (CWS Ltd Architecture & Design)  1950 Additions etc to McNeil Street/Rutherglen Road bakery


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 4Hume, John R1974Industrial Archaeology of Glasgow Glasgow & London: BlackieG158
Item 2 of 4Who's Who in Glasgow1909    
Item 3 of 4Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p516, 597
Item 4 of 4Worsdall, Frank1981The City that Disappeared Glasgow: The Molendinar Pressp136

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder14 April 1950  p505