Basic Site Details

Name: Glasgow Rubber Works
Town, district or village: North Kelvinside
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of works between 1895 and 1914 about 14,382

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 3Ruchill StreetYes 
Item 2 of 3125-129, Shuna StreetYes 
Item 3 of 3135-139, Shuna StreetYesWorkshop address


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318951914  
Item 2 of 31897  Addition
Item 3 of 31914  Alterations to workshop


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 Simpson  18951914Various buildings and alterations?
Item 2 of 6James Salmon & Son A1897 Addition
Item 3 of 6John Gaff Gillespie A1897 Addition
Item 4 of 6William Forrest Salmon A1897 Addition
Item 5 of 6James Salmon & Son / James Salmon FRIBA B1916 Alterations to workshop
Item 6 of 6James Salmon (junior) B1916 Alterations to workshop


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1McLellan, GeorgeClient for all work


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Hume, John R1974Industrial Archaeology of Glasgow Glasgow & London: BlackieB15
Item 2 of 2Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p333

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Building Industries15 November 1916   
Item 2 of 2Glasgow Advertiser and Property Circular3 October 1916   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild 18 August 1897