Basic Site Details

Name: Warehouses for House of Fraser, Argyll and Jamaica Streets
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 3193-195, Argyll Street  
Item 2 of 3205-207, Argyll Street  
Item 3 of 31-19, Jamaica Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2June 1951 ProposedErection of new warehouses
Item 2 of 2c. 1975 Reconstruction 


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 8James Smith Kirkwood B1951  
Item 2 of 8William John Brockie Wright B1951  
Item 3 of 8Wright & Kirkwood B1951 As Will B Wright & Kirkwood
Item 4 of 8(Miss) Jean Gordon Welsh Ac. 1975 Reconstruction
Item 5 of 8James (Jimmy') Robertson Ac. 1975 Reconstruction
Item 6 of 8John Carswell Ac. 1975 Reconstruction
Item 7 of 8William ('Bill') Nimmo Ac. 1975 Reconstruction
Item 8 of 8William Nimmo & Partners Ac. 1975 Reconstruction


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1House of Fraser LtdFor both phases of work


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder1 June 1951  p803