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Basic Site Details

Name: City Halls and Bazaar
Town, district or village: Candleriggs
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A Listed
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Notes: Cost of 1907 warehouses & cheese market: 23,000
Cost of pre-1910 extension of fruit market: 17,000
Cost of pre-1910 renovation of vegetable market: 1,500

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1City Halls and MarketYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 471-97, Albion StreetYes 
Item 2 of 43-31, Bell StreetYes 
Item 3 of 460-106, CandleriggsYes 
Item 4 of 4Walls StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 151817 Build/constructionBazaar
Item 2 of 15August 1840  Date of George Murray draiwngs
Item 3 of 151841  City Hall
Item 4 of 151842  New roof of bazaar. Also North end of halls 1843-45.
Item 5 of 1518521853 New market hall
Item 6 of 1518821886 New frontage by John Carrick
Item 7 of 15c. 1887(?)  Alterations connection old and new staircases
Item 8 of 15After 1901Before 1910 Internal alterations and new 60-ft-long Austrian oak organ case for City Hall
Item 9 of 151907  Warehouses and cheese market (fireproof construction), extension of fruit market and renovation of vegetable market
Item 10 of 151912  Redecoration of City Hall
Item 11 of 151932 Alteration/conversionAlterations to fruit market
Item 12 of 151950s Alterations and additionsAlterations to premises within market
Item 13 of 15February 1967 RestorationCity architect was granted emergency powers to spend 200,000 on a crash programme of restoring the City Hall to provide temporary accommodation for the Scottish National Orchestra.
Item 14 of 15c. 1975 Alterations and additionsExtension to fruit market
Item 15 of 152000s Restoration 

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 26James ClelandArchitectT1817 Responsible for the Bazaar adjoing the City Hall.
Item 2 of 26George MurrayArchitect 1841 City Hall
Item 3 of 26John Baird the SecondArchitectB1842 New roof of bazaar.
Item 4 of 26John Baird the SecondArchitectA18431845New market hall roof (supervised by John Carrick)
Item 5 of 26Bell & MillerArchitectural practice, EngineerE18521853New market hall roof (supervised by John Carrick)
Item 6 of 26Daniel MillerArchitectE1852 New market hall roof (supervised by John Carrick)
Item 7 of 26John CarrickArchitectE18521853As supervisor with Bell & Miller - as Superintendent of Streets etc
Item 8 of 26Robert Bruce BellEngineerE1852 New market hall roof (supervised by John Carrick)
Item 9 of 26John CarrickArchitect 18821886New Candleriggs Frontage. As City Architect
Item 10 of 26David McBean (or David MacBean)Architect c. 1887 Alterations connecting old and new staircases
Item 11 of 26Glasgow Office of Public Works Architectural Department (later Glasgow Corporation City Engineer's Department)Architectural practiceDAfter 1901Before 1910Internal alterations and new 60-ft-long Austrian oak organ case for City Hall - J A T Houston responsible
Item 12 of 26John Alfred Taylor HoustonArchitectDAfter 1901Before 1910Internal alterations and new 60-ft-long Austrian oak organ case for City Hall
Item 13 of 26Alexander Beith McDonaldArchitectC1907 Warehouses and cheese market (fireproof construction), extension of fruit market and renovation of vegetable market - J A T Houston responsible, under supervision of A B McDonald in Office of Public Works
Item 14 of 26Glasgow Office of Public Works Architectural Department (later Glasgow Corporation City Engineer's Department)Architectural practiceC1907 Warehouses and cheese market (fireproof construction), extension of fruit market and renovation of vegetable market - J A T Houston responsible
Item 15 of 26John Alfred Taylor HoustonArchitectC1907 Warehouses and cheese market (fireproof construction),(part fronting Bell Street and Albion Street) extension of fruit market and renovation of vegetable market - designed and executed, under supervision of A B McDonald in Office of Public Works.
Item 16 of 26John EdnieInterior designer 1912 Redecoration of City Hall
Item 17 of 26Glasgow Office of Public Works Architectural Department (later Glasgow Corporation City Engineer's Department)Architectural practiceA1932 Alterations to fruitmarket- with Somers as Master of Works
Item 18 of 26Thomas Peter Miller SomersArchitectA1932 Alterations to fruitmarket- as Master of Works
Item 19 of 26Alexander Buchanan Campbell & PartnersArchitectural practiceP1950s Premises inside market
Item 20 of 26Archibald George JuryArchitect 1967 City architect, granted emergency powers to spend 200,000 on a crash programme of restoring the City Hall
Item 21 of 26Archibald YoungLandscape architectKc. 1975 Extension to fruit market
Item 22 of 26James Cunning Cunningham & AssociatesArchitectural practiceKc. 1975 Extensions to fruit market
Item 23 of 26James Laurence CunningArchitectKc. 1975 Extension to fruit market
Item 24 of 26John Campbell CunninghamArchitectKc. 1975 Extension to fruit market
Item 25 of 26(Mrs) Eimear M KeltArchitectS2000s Oversaw restoration
Item 26 of 26Glasgow District Council, Department of Architecture and Related Services (or Department of Civic Architecture & Design)Architectural Department (New Towns etc)S2000s Restoration - with Eimear Kelt as team leader

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 4Gildard, Thomas1895An Old Glasgow Architect on some Older OnesXXVIProceedings of the Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgowp121
Item 3 of 4RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   
Item 4 of 4Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  pp163-5

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 6Architect and Building News1932Jul-Dec p230
Item 2 of 6Builder9 July 1853XI  
Item 3 of 6Building17 February 1967  p166
Item 4 of 6Building Chronicle21 August 1854I p64
Item 5 of 6Building Industries16 May 1907   
Item 6 of 6Herald, The18 December 2007   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 6Glasgow Planning Department (?)Glasgow Town Clerk's Department Drawings George Murray drawings
Item 2 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32647 
Item 3 of 6National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Photographic Archive Copies of Town Clerk's drawings - George Murray
Item 4 of 6NMRSA Buchanan Campbell Collection Handlist of drawings
Item 5 of 6Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Information from the Misses Ednie, Pitlochry who were daughters of Andrew Ednie for the John Ednie work.

DMW notes give 'P of G' ? 'Portrait of Glasgow' as reference
Item 6 of 6RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Alfred Taylor Houston: L v2 no155 (microfilm reel 29) & F no1794 (microfilm reel 14)

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