T. & R. Annan & Sons

M227 T. & R. Annan & Sons

Address: 518, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3LW
Date: 1903–4; 1911
Client: T. & R. Annan & Sons
Authorship: Authorship category 4 (Office) (Office)

Colour photograph of S. front of 518 Sauchiehall Street

1902
April: Date inscribed on earliest surviving drawing submitted to Glasgow Dean of Guild Court, showing floor plans of entire building. 1
1903
April: Date inscribed on block plan submitted to Glasgow Dean of Guild Court. 2
7 May: Plans approved by Glasgow Dean of Guild Court. 3
15 June: Work has commenced on site. 4
5 August: Second storey in progress. 5
13 August: Third storey in progress. 6
10 September: Fourth storey in progress. 7
18 September: Gable being built. 8
21 November: Roofing of front building in progress. 9
3 December: Interior and plasterwork in progress. 10
1904
26 May: Drawings of alterations to pre-existing house in centre of site approved by Glasgow Dean of Guild Court. 11
14 June: 'Work completed'. 12
1 December: Final visit by Glasgow Dean of Guild Court inspector. 13
1905
7 December: Discharged by Glasgow Dean of Guild Court inspector. 14
1911–12
Tender for alterations to dressing rooms and payment to contractor for pointing front pediment. 15
1959
T. & R. Annan Ltd move to West Campbell Street; 518 Sauchiehall Street taken over by the Army as recruiting office. Original shop front altered, with entrance moved from right side to left. Other internal changes made. 16
1992–3
Modification of some of the changes made in 1959, including re-exposure of wrought-ironwork round lift. 17

Notes:

1: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Glasgow Dean of Guild plans, TD1309/A/525.

2: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Glasgow Dean of Guild plans, TD1309/A/525.

3: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Glasgow Dean of Guild Court, Register of Inspections, D-OPW 25/64. p. 99. The year is written as 1904 at the top of the page, but this is evidently a mistake: the entries on the preceding and following pages are dated 1903.

4: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Glasgow Dean of Guild Court, Register of Inspections, D-OPW 25/64, p. 99.

5: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Glasgow Dean of Guild Court, Register of Inspections, D-OPW 25/64, p. 99.

6: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Glasgow Dean of Guild Court, Register of Inspections, D-OPW 25/64, p. 99.

7: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Glasgow Dean of Guild Court, Register of Inspections, D-OPW 25/64, p. 99.

8: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Glasgow Dean of Guild Court, Register of Inspections, D-OPW 25/64, p. 99.

9: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Glasgow Dean of Guild Court, Register of Inspections, D-OPW 25/64, p. 99.

10: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Glasgow Dean of Guild Court, Register of Inspections, D-OPW 25/64, p. 99.

11: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Glasgow Dean of Guild plans, B4/12/1/9592; Glasgow Dean of Guild Court, Register of Inspections, D-OPW 25/64, p. 110.

12: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Glasgow Dean of Guild Court, Register of Inspections, D-OPW 25/64, p. 110.

13: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Glasgow Dean of Guild Court, Register of Inspections, D-OPW 25/64, p. 110.

14: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Glasgow Dean of Guild Court, Register of Inspections, D-OPW 25/64, p. 110.

15: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: Honeyman, Keppie & Mackintosh job book, GLAHA 53063, p. 60.

16: Geoffrey Jarvis, '518 Sauchiehall Street', Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society Newsletter, 60, Winter 1992, pp. 4–5.

17: Geoffrey Jarvis, '518 Sauchiehall Street', Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society Newsletter, 60, Winter 1992, pp. 4–5.