Additions to Saracen Tool Works

M130 Additions to Saracen Tool Works

Address: East Campbell Street, Glasgow G1 5DT
Date: 1896–8; 1902–3
Client: Alexander Mathieson & Sons
Authorship: Authorship category 4 (Office) (Office)

Colour photograph of W. front of Saracen Tool Works Founding Shop

1896
14 May: Drawings for building at corner of Great Dovehill and Graeme Street approved by Glasgow Dean of Guild Court. 1
1898
1 February: Payment of measurer's fee. 2
1902
8 May: Dean of Guild Court approval granted for wood-drying shed in Macfarlane Street. 3
3 June: Work starts on site in Macfarlane Street. 4
26 August: Macfarlane Street shed finished. 5
1 October: Work on founding shop starts on site. 6
1903
27 August: Founding shop complete. 7

Notes:

1: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Glasgow Dean of Guild plans, TD1309/A/146.

2: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: John Honeyman & Keppie / Honeyman, Keppie & Mackintosh job book, GLAHA 53061, p. 68.

3: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Glasgow Dean of Guild Court, Register of Inspections, D-OPW 25/56.

4: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Glasgow Dean of Guild Court, Register of Inspections, D-OPW 25/56, p. 94.

5: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Glasgow Dean of Guild Court, Register of Inspections, D-OPW 25/56, p. 94.

6: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Glasgow Dean of Guild Court, Register of Inspections, D-OPW 25/56, p. 94.

7: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Glasgow Dean of Guild Court, Register of Inspections, D-OPW 25/56, p. 94.