Additions and alterations to the Guild of Aid premises

M275 Additions and alterations to the Guild of Aid premises

Address: South Coburg Street, Glasgow
Date: 1906–7; 1908–9; 1911
Client: The Guild of Aid; Mr B. Hewett
Authorship: Authorship category 1 (Mackintosh) (Mackintosh)
1887
The Guild of Aid is founded. 1
1898
Reverend Edward Balvaird Hewett submits an application to build a mission church and hall in South Coburg Street to the Glasgow Dean of Guild Court. 2
1899
October: The Guild of Aid hall opens. 3
1906
8 November: Glasgow Dean of Guild Court approves work proposed by Honeyman, Keppie & Mackintosh. 4
19 November: Contractor tenders accepted. 5
1907
14 February: Work signed off by Glasgow Dean of Guild Court . 6
1909
Alterations to drains are carried out. 7
1911
Alterations including pointing, roofing and painting are carried out. 8
1973
The Guild of Aid moves out of South Coburg Street. The hall is demolished to make way for the comprehensive redevelopment of the Gorbals. 9

Notes:

1: Marald D. Grant, My Gorbals Story. The Guild of Aid: Reflections and Reminiscences, 1887–1973, Glasgow: The Guild of Aid, 1973, p. 11.

2: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Glasgow Dean of Guild Court plans, B4/12/1898/1/6442.

3: Glasgow Herald, 5 October 1899.

4: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Glasgow Dean of Guild Court, Register of New Buildings II, 8 November 1906, B4/11/2.

5: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: Honeyman Keppie & Mackintosh job book, GLAHA 53062, p. 126.

6: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Dean of Guild Court, Register of New Buildings II, 8 November 1906, B4/11/2.

7: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: Honeyman Keppie & Mackintosh job book, GLAHA 53062, p. 126.

8: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: Honeyman Keppie & Mackintosh job book, GLAHA 53062, p. 126.

9: Marald D. Grant, My Gorbals Story. The Guild of Aid: Reflections and Reminiscences, 1887–1973, Glasgow: The Guild of Aid, 1973, p. 3.