Basic Site Details

Name: Mercantile Chambers
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Sculpture by Derwent Wood.

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 153, Bothwell StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218971901  
Item 2 of 2June 1898  Building begun


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 5James Salmon & Son A18971901 
Item 2 of 5James Salmon (junior) A18971901As assistant, then partner of James Salmon & Son
Item 3 of 5John Bothwell Steel A18971900As apprentice to James Salmon & Son
Item 4 of 5John Gaff Gillespie A18971901 
Item 5 of 5William Forrest Salmon A18971901 


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Mercantile Chambers Co 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Academy Architecture1901 Part 2 p60
Item 2 of 3Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1901   760
Item 3 of 3Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p217 & plates 77-8

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder9 July 1898LXXV  
Item 2 of 2Glasgow Advertiser and Property Circular6 December 1898   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32980Listing is for 39-69 Bothwell Street
Item 2 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Salmon (Junior): F v18 p11 no1180 (microfilm reel 12); John Bothwell Steel: L v5 no319 (microfilm reel 30)
Item 3 of 3Strathclyde Regional Archives (Mitchell Library)Strathclyde Regional Archives 1/5560