Basic Site Details

Name: Glasgow Central Station
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Includes Clyde Rail Bridge

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Hope StreetYesExtension


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218761879  
Item 2 of 218991905 Extension


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 14Benjamin Hall Blyth II A18761879 
Item 2 of 14Blyth & Cunningham A18761879 
Item 3 of 14Edward Lawrence Ireland Blyth A18761879 
Item 4 of 14George Miller Cunningham A18761879 
Item 5 of 14Caledonian Railway Company Architect's and Engineer's Department B1899(?)1905 
Item 6 of 14James Miller B18991905Extension
Item 7 of 14P & W Anderson B18991907Engineers/builders for extension
Item 8 of 14James Carruthers Walker B19001905Extension - as chief assistant to James Miller
Item 9 of 14Herbert Mayer Barker B19011903As assistant to Donald A Matheson in Caledonian Railway Company Engineer's Office
Item 10 of 14James Smith B19011905Extension - as assistant in Caledonian Railway Architect's and Engineer's Department
Item 11 of 14George Arthur Boswell B1902(?)1905(?)Extension - as assistant to James Miller
Item 12 of 14Caledonian Railway Company Architect's and Engineer's Department C19051907Extension of concourse buildings
Item 13 of 14Matthew Adam C19051907Extension of concourse buildings
Item 14 of 14Robert Whitelaw Caldwell C19051907Extension of concourse buildings


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture   
Item 2 of 3Johnston, Colin and Hume, J R1979Glasgow Stations Newton Abbot: David and Charlespp28-49
Item 3 of 3Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1904   358 (Miller)

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architect16 April 1908   
Item 2 of 2RIBA Journal13 January 1947v54London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp151 - obituary of James Smith

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33029 
Item 2 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Matthew Adam: L v22 no1769; George Arthur Boswell: L v16 no1132; Herbert Mayer Barker: L v23 no1845; Robert Whitelaw Caldwell: L v23 no1873; James Smith: A v17 p39 (microfilm reel 19); James Carruthers Walker: L v21 no1649
Item 3 of 3Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild S R Archives, D of G 1/7680, 2/809, 2/958.