Basic Site Details

Name: Castle Chambers and Palace Restaurant
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of office 28,000. Total cost 40,000. Sculpture by Ernest Gillick.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Office(?)  
Item 2 of 2Restaurant  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 359, 61, 63, 65, 67, 69, Renfield StreetYes 
Item 2 of 318-22, West Regent LaneYes 
Item 3 of 351-57, West Regent StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218981900  
Item 2 of 21970s Alterations and additionsAlterations to no 63


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 7David Henry Hunter A18981899As apprentice/assistant to Frank Burnet & Boston
Item 2 of 7Frank Burnet A18981900 
Item 3 of 7Frank Burnet & Boston A18981900 
Item 4 of 7George White A18981899As assistant to Frank Burnet & Boston
Item 5 of 7James Carruthers A18981900Mainly responsible for design - as assistant to Frank Burnet & Boston
Item 6 of 7William James Boston A18981900 
Item 7 of 7Alexander Buchanan Campbell E1970s Alterations to no 63


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Maclachlan, George and JohnCastle Brewery


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Academy Architecture1900 part 1 p105
Item 2 of 4Kenna and Mooney1983People's Palaces  pp31-32, 89, 106
Item 3 of 4Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1900   566
Item 4 of 4Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p231

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News28 September 1900   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33257 
Item 2 of 4NMRSA Buchanan Campbell Collection Hand list of drawings
Item 3 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Carruthers: L v16 no1173; George White: L v10 no600 (microfilm reel 32); David Henry Hunter: L v1 no84 (microfilm reel 29)
Item 4 of 4Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild 1/6592