Alterations to 18–24 Jamaica Street

M066 Alterations to 18–24 Jamaica Street

Address: 18–24, Jamaica Street, Glasgow G1 4QD
Date: 1892–3
Client: Foote, Swan & Co.
Authorship: Authorship category 4 (Office) (Office)

John Honeyman & Keppie made alterations to the premises of the draper, clothier and carpet warehouse of Foote, Swan & Co. in Glasgow city centre. A new shopfront of brass and plate glass was installed. 1

Authorship: This is one of over 270 jobs carried out in the office of John Honeyman & Keppie (Honeyman, Keppie & Mackintosh from 1901) during Mackintosh's time there. Mackintosh undoubtedly worked on many of these, but there is no specific evidence for his involvement in this case.

Cost from office job book: £123 11s 0d

Status: Standing building; alterations removed

Current name: The Classic Grand

Current use: Music venue and club with offices above (2014)

Listing category: B: Listed as '18–22 (even nos) Jamaica Street'

Historic Scotland/HB Number: 33063

RCAHMS Site Number: NS56NE 1645

Grid Reference: NS 58798 65056

GPS coordinates: lat = 55.858024, lng = -4.257057   (Map)


1: The business is recorded in the Glasgow Post Office Directory, 1892–3, p. 262.