Basic Site Details

Name: Carnegie Library
Town, district or village: Airdrie
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Building dated

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Airdrie Arts Centre c.2012: Arts Centre moved to Sir John Wilson Town Hall and property was empty.
2019: building in partial use.
Item 2 of 2Airdrie Public Library  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2LibraryYes 
Item 2 of 2Theatre As Airdrie Arts Centre, the building was used as a theatre plus other associated spaces.

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Carnegie Library, Anderson StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3August 1893 Opened 
Item 2 of 31967 Alteration/conversionConverted to Arts Centre
Item 3 of 3c. 1973 Alteration/conversion(?)Conversion? Further work? Not executed

People

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 ArthurArchitect 1893  
Item 2 of 6Edward HanlonArchitectB1967(?) Responsible for Conversion to Airdrie Arts Centre in 1967? Or for further work c.1973? Unclear.
Item 3 of 6Ronald James Wright WilsonArchitectB1967(?) Responsible for Conversion to Airdrie Arts Centre in 1967? Or for further work c.1973? Unclear.
Item 4 of 6William Duncan HunterArchitectB1967(?) Responsible for Conversion to Airdrie Arts Centre in 1967? Or for further work c.1973? Unclear.
Item 5 of 6William JardineArchitectB1967(?) Responsible for Conversion to Airdrie Arts Centre in 1967? Or for further work c.1973? Unclear.
Item 6 of 6Wylie Shanks & PartnersArchitectural practiceB1967(?) Responsible for Conversion to Airdrie Arts Centre in 1967? Or for further work c.1973? Unclear.

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Peden, Allan1992The Monklands: an illustrated architectural guide RIASp12
Item 2 of 4RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   
Item 3 of 4RIBA1981Directory of Practices 1981   
Item 4 of 4www.scotcities.com/carnegie www.scotcities.com/carnegie   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Airdrie and Coatbridge Advertiser20 May 1905   
Item 2 of 2Coatbridge Express17 May 1905   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register20935