Basic Site Details

Name: Cumming & Smith's warehouse
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost: £35,000. Frank Worsdall gives the sculptor as W Birnie Rhind, which is confirmed by the Glasgow Herald reference identified by Morag Cross, October 2014.

It was redeveloped behind the façade by Gavin Paterson and Sons from 1971 to circa 1979 as the Savoy Centre.

Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1128-152, Sauchiehall StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 518911895  
Item 2 of 51892 Design exhibited 
Item 3 of 51896  Photograph of building as completed exhibited
Item 4 of 51896 Design exhibited 
Item 5 of 51971c. 1979Build/constructionIt was redeveloped behind the façade by Gavin Paterson and Sons from 1971 to circa 1979 as the Savoy Centre.

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 6David BarclayArchitectA18911895 
Item 2 of 6H & D BarclayArchitectural practiceA18911895 
Item 3 of 6Hugh BarclayArchitectA18911892Completed by David Barclay after Hugh's death
Item 4 of 6William Birnie Rhind A18911895Sculpture (attribution by F Worsdall)
Item 5 of 6Alastair Anderson Taylor (or Alistair Anderson Taylor)Architect 1971c. 1979It was redeveloped behind the façade by Gavin Paterson and Sons from 1971 to circa 1979 as the Savoy Centre.
Item 6 of 6Gavin Paterson & SonArchitectural practiceD19711979It was redeveloped behind the façade by Gavin Paterson and Sons from 1971 to circa 1979 as the Savoy Centre.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Cumming & Smith furnishers 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Academy Architecture1896 part 1 p86
Item 2 of 5Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1892   784
Item 3 of 5McKenzie, Ray2002Public sculpture of Glasgow (Public sculpture of Great Britain series) Liverpool University Pressp344
Item 4 of 5Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1896   297
Item 5 of 5Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p239

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Building Industries16 December 1891   
Item 2 of 3Building Industries16 May 1892   
Item 3 of 3Glasgow Herald1 March 1894  p4

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33190 
Item 2 of 2Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of GuildRef 1/1916, 1892.