Basic Site Details

Name: Office building, 157-167 Hope Street and 169-175 West George Street
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Speculatively built.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2157-167, Hope StreetYesCorner with West George Street
Item 2 of 2169-175, West George StreetYesCorner with Hope Street


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 319021903  
Item 2 of 31911 Alterations and additions 
Item 3 of 31960 Alterations and additions 


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 8Alexander Cameron ToddArchitectA19021903As assistant to John Archibald Campbell
Item 2 of 8David Morton BrownArchitectA19021903As assistant to John Archibald Campbell
Item 3 of 8John Archibald CampbellArchitectA19021903 
Item 4 of 8Alexander David HislopArchitectB1911 Alterations? (also air raid shelters in 1940)
Item 5 of 8Alexander David HislopArchitectT1922 Alterations
Item 6 of 8Campbell & HislopArchitectural practiceT1922 Alterations
Item 7 of 8Alexander David HislopArchitectC1960 Alterations
Item 8 of 8Hislop & WelshArchitectural practiceC1960 Alterations


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Burmah Oil CompanyOne of various clients for whom the Campbell and later Hislop did alterations .
Item 2 of 2West George Street Property Co 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5Academy Architecture1903 Part 1 p94
Item 2 of 5Academy Architecture1904 part 1 p91
Item 3 of 5Academy Architecture1907 Part 2 p88
Item 4 of 5RSA1907   431
Item 5 of 5Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p228

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builders Journal28 November 1904   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Glasgow University Library Special CollectionsHislop & Welsh CollectionMS Hislop 173/1-18, 174/1-21175/1A-1F, 176/1-19, 177/1-23. 179/1-8, 179A/1-15, 180/1-29
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33053 
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers David Morton Brown: L v13 no883; John Archibald Campbell: F v17 p3 no1098 (microfilm reel 12); Alexander Cameron Todd: L v23 no1820