Basic Site Details

Name: St Paul's Parish Church
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Competition results. November 1904

1st premium - 50. John McIntyre 8 Brunton Place Edinburgh
2nd Premium - 30 G N Beattie and Morton. 121 St Vincent Street Glasgow
3rd Premium - 20 J A White-Halley. Chelsea London SW

GLASGOW. - For the new St. Paul's Church, to be erected in John-street, with frontages to Little Hamilton-street and Margaret-street, the first premium has been awarded to Mr John M'Intyre, architect, 8, Brunton - place, Edinburgh. The governors of the Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College paid 15,000 for the old building, with the object of still further extending their new edifice being built in George-street. Of that sum 5,000 was expended on a site, and the balance of 10,000 is to be spent on the new church to be erected. [Building News 25 November 1904 p757]

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2St Paul's Outer High ChurchYes 
Item 2 of 2University of Strathclyde, Chaplaincy CentreYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2101, John StreetYes 
Item 2 of 24, Martha StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3May 1904 Competition announced 
Item 2 of 3November 1904 Competition results announced 
Item 3 of 319571959 Subdivided


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 8John McIntyre  19041907Won competition to secure job
Item 2 of 8G N Beattie & Morton A19041905Second premiated competition design
Item 3 of 8George Nicholas Beattie A19041905Second premiated competition design
Item 4 of 8John Gibb Morton A19041905Second premiated competition design
Item 5 of 8Frederick Robert Wylie B19571959Subdivision
Item 6 of 8George Ferguson Smellie Shanks B19571959Subdivision
Item 7 of 8Walter Underwood B19571959Subdivision
Item 8 of 8Wylie, Shanks & Underwood B19571959Subdivision

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 2St Paul's Outer High Church, memorial to Dr SmithDr Smith was a Moderator.
Item 2 of 2St Paul's Outer High Church, memorial to Professor Charles Gourlay 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Edinburgh Architectural Association1907Edinburgh Architectural Association Exhibition Catalogue Edinburgh 
Item 2 of 4Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1905   485
Item 3 of 4Who's Who in Architecture1914   For Beattie & Morton
Item 4 of 4Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p150

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 8British Architect27 May 1904  p382
Item 2 of 8British Architect1904  p366
Item 3 of 8British Architect25 November 1904  p383 - result
Item 4 of 8British Architect2 December 1904  p402 - result
Item 5 of 8Building News25 November 1904  p757
Item 6 of 8Building News25 November 1904  Re: McIntyre
Item 7 of 8Building News18 August 1905  Illustration of McIntyre's design
Item 8 of 8RIBA Journal12 November 1932p27London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsObituary (Beattie & Morton)

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Courtesy of Neil DarlingtonInformation sent via DSA website Additional information sent August 2009
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register45641 
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John McIntyre: L v5 no306 (microfilm reel 30)