Basic Site Details

Name: Ocean Accident Insurance Company Buildings
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
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 1Ocean ChambersYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1188-194, West George StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218991900  
Item 2 of 221 May 1954 * Alterations and additionsPlans prepared and approved

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 6Andrew Francis Stewart BrydenArchitectA18991900As assistant
Item 2 of 6Clarke & Bell and R A BrydenArchitectural practiceA18991900 
Item 3 of 6R A Bryden & SonArchitectural practiceA18991900 
Item 4 of 6Robert Alexander BrydenArchitectA18991900 
Item 5 of 6Robert Whitelaw CaldwellArchitectA18991900As assistant
Item 6 of 6James Taylor Thomson & McCrea (or Thomson & Partner)Architectural practice 1954 * Plans prepared and approved for alterations and additions

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Ocean Accident Insurance Company 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  pp251-2

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder21 May 1954  p918
Item 2 of 2Glasgow Advertiser and Property Circular3 April 1906   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33245 
Item 2 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Andrew Francis Stewart Bryden: L v16 no1152; Robert Whitelaw Caldwell: L v23 no1873
Item 3 of 3Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild 1/7061