Willow Tea Rooms

M221 Willow Tea Rooms

Address: 217, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3EX
Date: 1903; 1906; 1916–17
Client: Henderson's Trustees per Andrew MacKinnon; Miss Cranston
Authorship: Authorship category 1 (Mackintosh) (Mackintosh)

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The job books of Honeyman & Keppie (later Honeyman, Keppie & Mackintosh) are now held by The Hunterian, University of Glasgow and include four volumes related to the Mackintosh period. The books were used by the firm to keep a project-by-project, day-by-day record of contractors, suppliers and expenditure. The name of a project and/or client is usually at the top of the left-hand page, followed by information about tradesmen who tendered. The name of the measurer (quantity surveyor) is usually at the top of the right-hand page, followed by information about payments to contractors and suppliers. All of the data for M221 is entered in the tables below.

Page numbering is not consistent in the job books. Sometimes a single number refers to a double-page spread and sometimes each page is individually numbered. Here, each image of a double-page spread is identified by the number given at the top of the left-hand page. (Images of all of the pages from the four job books can be found at Browse Job Books, Visit Book and Cash Book.)

The following information about M221 has been extracted from the job books:

Phase 1: 211 Sauchiehall Street, 1903

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Phase 2: 217 Sauchiehall Street, 1903–5

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Phase 3: Alterations to 211 and 217 Sauchiehall Street, 1906

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Phase 4: Exterior decoration, 1910

Job book: 53063
Page: 32
Job book: 53063
Page: 33

Tenders:

Contractor Type Address Date Value Accepted
Stephen Adam tiler no data in job book 1910 £10 0s 0d 73 yes
(1910)
R. Smith & Co. iron no data in job book 1910 £15 6s 0d 74 yes
(1910)
Osborne & Hunter electrical wiring no data in job book 1910 £3 6s 0d yes
(1910)

Payments (trades):

Name Type Payment out sum
Stephen Adam tiler Payment date: no data in job book
£10 0s 0d
R. Smith & Co. iron Payment date: no data in job book
£15 6s 0d
Osborne & Hunter electric wiring Payment date: no data in job book
£3 6s 0d

Payments (suppliers):

Name Service Payment date Payment sum
Wylie & Lochhead 'Decorations for Sauchiehall Street for Royal Visit'. 29 June 1910 £20 10s 0d

Notes:

73: For '2 Mosaic panels'.

74: For '2 outside Lanterns'.