Basic Site Details

Name: University of Glasgow Students' Union
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2McIntyre BuildingYes 
Item 2 of 2University of Glasgow, Gilmorehill Campus Building A22, John McIntyre Building  

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 418851886 Original building
Item 2 of 41893  Extension
Item 3 of 41908  Extension
Item 4 of 41931  Partial reconstruction as women's union


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 10(Sir) John James Burnet A18851886 
Item 2 of 10John Burnet & Son A18851886 
Item 3 of 10John Burnet (senior) A18851886 
Item 4 of 10(Sir) John James Burnet B1893 Western extension
Item 5 of 10Burnet Son & Campbell B1893 Western extension
Item 6 of 10James Austen Laird B1893 Western extension - as assistant in Burnet's office
Item 7 of 10John Archibald Campbell B1893 Western extension
Item 8 of 10(Sir) John James Burnet C1908 Extension - building deepened in plan
Item 9 of 10John Burnet & Son C1908 Extension - building deepened in plan on south side
Item 10 of 10Thomas Harold Hughes D1931 Partial reconstruction as women's union


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2McKean, Charles, Walker, David and Walker, Frank1989Central Glasgow: An Illustrated Architectural Guide Edinburgh, Rutland Pressp185
Item 2 of 2Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p341

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architects Journal27 June 1923   
Item 2 of 2British Architect13 July 1888   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Glasgow UniversityGlasgow University Archives Plans - information per William John Fairweather. GB 0248 GUA BUL/6/8/1-32
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32921 
Item 3 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John James Burnet: F v12 p145 (microfiche 116/G4); James Austen Laird: L v18 no1394
Item 4 of 4Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild 1/184 (12 August 1886), 1/2467 (1893) 2/2110 (1908)