Basic Site Details

Name: Glasgow High School War Memorial Club House
Town, district or village: Anniesland
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Commission awarded after competition open to all High School alumni, assessed by John Keppie. Described by Keppie in his Proposer's Statement for Cullen's FRIBA papers as "one of the best Club Houses in Scotland".

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Glasgow High School War Memorial PavilionYes 

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11925   


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 1Alexander Cullen (junior)ArchitectA1925  

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1Glasgow AcademyOnly façade of Wilson building remains.
Cost of extensive additions by Watson, Salmond & Gray between 1934 and 1939: £100,000.
Personal information from John Watson Junior about later work of Watson, Salmond & Gray.
Originally built as Elmbank Academy or Glasgow Academy, which moved to Hillhead in 1878, whereafter this building became Glasgow High School


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA JournalLate 1924 London: Royal Institute of British Architectspp754-755 (Plans, illustrations)

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 Alexander Cullen: F no2770 (box 11)