Basic Site Details

Name: Albany Academy
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 7Albany Academy  
Item 2 of 7Glasgow Gaelic School  
Item 3 of 7Nursery and community education centre  
Item 4 of 7The Albany Learning & Conference Centre (Glasgow Council for the Voluntary Sector)Yes 
Item 5 of 7Woodside Public School  
Item 6 of 7Woodside Public School Annexe  
Item 7 of 7Woodside School Albany Annexe  

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 1Albany Academy/44, Ashley StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41875   
Item 2 of 41876 Design exhibited 
Item 3 of 41902 AdditionAddition to S
Item 4 of 41948 AdditionAddition of new block of 6 classrooms for Lanarkshire County Council, William Robertson Watt architect.


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 6David BarclayArchitectA1875  
Item 2 of 6H & D BarclayArchitectural practiceA1875 David Barclay mainly responsible
Item 3 of 6Hugh BarclayArchitectA1875 David Barclay mainly responsible
Item 4 of 6David BarclayArchitectB1902 Additions to S
Item 5 of 6H & D BarclayArchitectural practiceB1902 Addition to S
Item 6 of 6William Robertson WattArchitect 1948 Architect for new block of 6 classrooms for Lanarkshire County Council at Woodside School.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1876   655
Item 2 of 2Hamilton, Sarah L2010Glasgow's School Board Heritage: the Challenges of Conservation MSc Dissertation in Architectural Conservation  

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder24 December 1948  p753

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32175 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers David Barclay: F v6 p58; microfiche 94/F6