Basic Site Details

Name: Corporation Gas Works workshops
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Now converted into flats. Cost of Sinclair building 6600

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Blackfriars CourtYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Gas works  
Item 2 of 2Workshop  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Blackfriars StreetYescorner with Walls Street
Item 2 of 224-32, Walls StreetYescorner with Blackfriars Street


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31881  South block (Walls Street)
Item 2 of 31888  Corner block
Item 3 of 31903  Blackfriars Street block


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 2George SinclairArchitectA1903 Blackfriars Street block
Item 2 of 2Sinclair & BallantineArchitectural practiceA1903 Blackfriars Street block - Sinclair responsible


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Glasgow Corporation Gas Works 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Hume, John R1974Industrial Archaeology of Glasgow Glasgow & London: BlackieG112
Item 2 of 2Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p173