Basic Site Details

Name: Scottish Provident Institution
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Numbers given in 'Buildings of Scotland' is 17-29

Date of earliest drawings in DPM archive is 1904, but James Forbes Smith's LRIBA nomination paper states that it was done while he was with J M Dick Peddie, i.e. after the split from Washington Browne, suggesting that work continued until at least 1907.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Scottish Provident Assurance Company BuildingsYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 125, St Vincent PlaceYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1Before 19031904  


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 6George Washington Browne ABefore 19031907(?) 
Item 2 of 6James Forbes Smith ABefore 1903After 1907(?)As assistant to Peddie & Washington Browne
Item 3 of 6John More Dick Peddie ABefore 1903After 1907(?) 
Item 4 of 6John Wilson ABefore 19031907(?)Had charge of construction - as senior assistant to Peddie & Washington Browne
Item 5 of 6Peddie & Washington Browne ABefore 19031907(?) 
Item 6 of 6Burnett Napier Henderson Orphoot Ac. 1903 As apprentice to Peddie & Washington Browne


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Scottish Provident Assurance Company 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builders Journal28 November 1906   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32836 
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1900/51/10
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Forbes Smith: L v11 no656 (microfilm reel 33); Burnett Napier Henderson Orphoot: L v19 no1494; John Wilson: L v21 no1683