Tenement, Rutherglen Road and Hospital Street

M319 Tenement, Rutherglen Road and Hospital Street

Address: Rutherglen Road, Glasgow
Date: 1912–14
Client: Glasgow Corporation
Authorship: Authorship category 4 (Office) (Office)
1912
10 April: At a meeting of Glasgow Corporation's Statute Labour Committee (subcommittee for the widening of Rutherglen Road), John Keppie presents alternative sketch plans for tenements at the S.E. corner of Rutherglen Road and Thistle Street, and at the S.E. corner of Rutherglen Road and Hospital Street. The subcommittee selects two plans and asks Keppie to prepare working drawings and estimates. They specify that each dwelling should have an inside W.C., that the ceilings of the ground-floor shops should be fireproof, and that Robert Scott & Son should be appointed measurers. 1
24 October: Plans approved by Glasgow Dean of Guild Court. 2
November: Work starts on clearing old buildings from site. 3
1913
January: Foundations being laid. 4
September: Roof being slated. 5
1914
30 July: Building discharged by Glasgow Dean of Guild Court inspector. 6
18 November: Final payments to major contractors. 7
1915
December: Fitting up of shop at 65 Thistle Street. 8
1981
Tenement demolished. 9

Notes:

1: Printed minutes of the Corporation of Glasgow, April 1912 – November 1912, p. 1353.

2: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Glasgow Dean of Guild Court, Register of Inspections, D-OPW 25/61, pp. 37–8.

3: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Glasgow Dean of Guild Court, Register of Inspections, D-OPW 25/61, pp. 37–8.

4: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Glasgow Dean of Guild Court, Register of Inspections, D-OPW 25/61, pp. 37–8.

5: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Glasgow Dean of Guild Court, Register of Inspections, D-OPW 25/61, pp. 37–8.

6: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Glasgow Dean of Guild Court, Register of Inspections, D-OPW 25/61, pp. 37–8.

7: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: Honeyman, Keppie & Mackintosh job book, GLAHA 53063, pp. 79–84.

8: Hunterian, University of Glasgow: Honeyman, Keppie & Mackintosh job book, GLAHA 53063, p. 84.

9: David Stark, Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Co., Catrine, Ayrshire: Stenlake Publishing, 2004, p. 211.