Basic Site Details

Name: Royal College of Science and Technology Students Union
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost (with engineering labs): 420,000.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1University of Strathclyde Students UnionYes 

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1John StreetYesBeyond John Street?


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219541957  
Item 2 of 21976 AdditionN extension


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 8Frederick Robert WylieArchitectA19541957 
Item 2 of 8George Ferguson Smellie ShanksArchitectA19541957 
Item 3 of 8Walter UnderwoodArchitectA19541947 
Item 4 of 8William JardineArchitectA19541957Responsible for original design
Item 5 of 8Wylie, Shanks & WylieArchitectural practiceA19541957 
Item 6 of 8James MacFarlane PatonArchitectA1976 N extension - partner in charge
Item 7 of 8Walter Underwood & PartnersArchitectural practiceA1976 N extension
Item 8 of 8Walter UnderwoodArchitectB1976 N extension - as senior partner


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p150

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 William Jardine: F no5623 (combined box 91)