Basic Site Details

Name: Montrose Street Public School
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: A new board school in North Montrose Street Glasgow was opened on Monday. On the ground floor is the central hall 96 feet long and 28(?) feet wide, the main infants room and eight classrooms. On the first floor are ten classrooms and on the second floor are three classrooms, drawing and cast room, chemical and physical laboratories and a well-equipped gymnasium. In the basement there is a manual instruction room for fifty scholars. Apart from the laboratories etc there is accommodation for 1376 scholars. The heating and ventilating are mechanical, being on the propulsion system, and the whole building is lighted by electricity. [British Architect 2 January 1903 p18]

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21900 Design exhibited 
Item 2 of 2December 1902 Opened 


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 3Andrew Balfour A1900 Competition design
Item 2 of 3Henry Bell Wesley Steele A1900 Competition design
Item 3 of 3Steele & Balfour A1900 Competition design


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1900   568

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1British Architect2 January 1903  p18 - opening