Basic Site Details

Name: Melvin Motors Ltd, Kingston Street
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Melvin Motors Limited were car dealers and distributors of Humber cars. The alterations etc may have been connection with the introduction of the Humber Super Snipe in 1948.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Showroom  
Item 2 of 2Depot  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 121-43, Kingston Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21947 Proposed 
Item 2 of 21960s Alterations and additionsParts depot added


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 4John Wellwood Manson  1947  
Item 2 of 4Miller, Son & Manson  1947  
Item 3 of 4Lothian Barclay Jarvis & Boys A1960s Parts depot added
Item 4 of 4William Geoffrey Jarvis A1960s Parts depot added - mainly responsible


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Melvin Motors Limited 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder12 December 1947  p689

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Jarvis: F no6966 (Combined Box 169)