137–143 Sauchiehall Street

M226 137–143 Sauchiehall Street

Address: 137–143, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3EW
Date: 1903–5
Client: Trustees of the late Dr Walker
Authorship: Authorship category 4 (Office) (Office)

Photograph of lift enclosure at 137-143 Sauchiehall Street

1903
May: Date inscribed on a lost drawing of the facade and lift enclosure, known from a later tracing by Ronald Harrison. The original drawing may have been by Mackintosh. 1
1904
14 April: Plans by Honeyman, Keppie & Mackintosh approved by Glasgow Dean of Guild Court. 2
2 June: Trustees of Dr David Walker authorised to borrow 18,000 on security of the property at 137–145 Sauchiehall Street. 3 This was presumably to pay for the redevelopment of the site.
9 June: Workman killed during demolition of old building on site. 4
19 July: 'Foundations & basement walls in progress'. 5
October: Drawing of 'strengthening steelwork for old gables'. 6
1905
24 January: 'Putting on roof in progress.' 7
10 July: 'Work nearly completed.' 8

Notes:

1: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: GLAHA 52331 (M226-001).

2: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Glasgow Dean of Guild Court, Register of Inspections, D-OPW 25/64, p. 108.

3: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Register of Sasines (Barony and Regality of Glasgow), 1904.

4: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Glasgow Dean of Guild Court, Register of Inspections, D-OPW 25/64, p. 108.

5: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Glasgow Dean of Guild Court, Register of Inspections, D-OPW 25/64, p. 108.

6: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Glasgow Dean of Guild plans, B4/12/1/9955.

7: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Glasgow Dean of Guild Court, Register of Inspections, D-OPW 25/64, p. 108.

8: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Glasgow Dean of Guild Court, Register of Inspections, D-OPW 25/64, p. 108.