Basic Site Details

Name: Central Station Hotel
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 271-99, Gordon StreetYes 
Item 2 of 216, 18, 50, Hope StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 918771884  
Item 2 of 91884 Design exhibited 
Item 3 of 919011907 Extension
Item 4 of 94 January 1901 Contracts advertisedFor extensions
Item 5 of 912 April 1901 Contracts advertisedFor extensions
Item 6 of 91908 Design exhibitedDesign for lounge
Item 7 of 919301934Alterations and additions 
Item 8 of 927 June 1952 * Alteration/conversionPlans in hand for alterations and additiosn
Item 9 of 95 December 1952 * Alteration/conversionPlans to be prepared for alterations and additions

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 15(Sir) Robert Rowand Anderson A18771884 
Item 2 of 15George Mackie Watson A18771884As apprentice/assistant to Robert Rowand Anderson
Item 3 of 15John Campbell Turner Murray A18771884As apprentice to Robert Rowand Anderson
Item 4 of 15P & W Anderson A18771884As engineers/builders for Robert Rowand Anderson
Item 5 of 15Thomas Rollo Walker Mossman A18781884As apprentice/assistant to Robert Rowand Anderson
Item 6 of 15George Washington Browne A18791884 
Item 7 of 15Anderson & Browne A18811883 
Item 8 of 15James Carrick B19011903Extension - as assistant to James Miller
Item 9 of 15James Carruthers Walker B19011907Extension - as chief assistant to James Miller
Item 10 of 15James Miller B19011907Extension; P & W Anderson, Douglas Street, Contractors
Item 11 of 15George Arthur Boswell B1902(?)1905(?)Extension - as assistant to James Miller
Item 12 of 15Harold Haynes Matthews F19301934Alterations - as architect with the London Midland and Scottish Railway Co
Item 13 of 15London Midland and Scottish Railway Company F19301934Alterations
Item 14 of 15C Dewick or Edward Charles Dewick (?)  1952 * Alterations and additions - also served as architect (per Builder ref, 27 June 1952)
Item 15 of 15British Railways Architects (Architects Department, British Rail)  5 December 1952 * Alterations and additions

* earliest date known from documented sources.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 7Academy Architecture1904 part 1 p87 (Miller's extension)
Item 2 of 7Academy Architecture1908 part 2 p54 (the Lounge, Miller's extension)
Item 3 of 7Graves, Algernon1905The Royal Academy of Arts: a complete dictionary of exhibitors and their works…1905-6London: Graves and Bell1884, no 1313
Item 4 of 7Hume, John R1974Industrial Archaeology of Glasgow Glasgow & London: BlackieG74
Item 5 of 7Johnston, Colin and Hume, J R1979Glasgow Stations Newton Abbot: David and Charles 
Item 6 of 7RSA1882   927 (Anderson)
Item 7 of 7RSA1908   412 (Miller's extension)

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 8Architect11 October 1884   
Item 2 of 8Builder4 January 1901  pviii
Item 3 of 8Builder12 January 1901  pviii
Item 4 of 8Builder27 June 1952  p988
Item 5 of 8Builder5 December 1952  p852
Item 6 of 8Glasgow Herald25 October 1880   
Item 7 of 8RIBA Journal24 June 1916 London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp267 Address by Anderson read by Lorne Campbell to RIBA on presentation of Gold Medal and speech by Sir John Burnet
Item 8 of 8RIBA Journal11 February 1933 London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp287 Obituary of John Murray

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5H M Register HouseCaledonian Railway Records Board minutes and cutting books BR/4510/4 & 5
Item 2 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33029 
Item 3 of 5Mitchell LibraryGlasgow City Archives GC 052 BAI (reproduced on
Item 4 of 5RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers George Arthur Boswell: L v16 no1132; James Carrick: L v6 no342 (microfiche reel 31); Thomas Rollo Walker Mossman: L v10 no586 (microfilm reel 32); James Carruthers Walker: L v21 no1649; George Mackie Watson: L v21 no1659; Harold Haynes Matthews: F no4940 (Combined Box 44)
Item 5 of 5Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild 1/7680, 2/809, 2/958