Daily Record building

M182 Daily Record building

Address: 20, Renfield Lane, Glasgow G2 6PH
Date: 1900–1; 1903–4
Client: Daily Record proprietors
Authorship: Authorship category 1 (Mackintosh) (Mackintosh)

Colour photograph of oriel over main entrance

John Honeyman & Keppie designed a six-storey, city-centre building for the production of the Daily Record newspaper, which was built in two stages between 1900 and 1904.

Authorship: The individuality of the detailing and the use of materials in the main elevation point unmistakably to Mackintosh. The perspective drawing exhibited at the 1901 Glasgow International Exhibition is drawn and signed by him.

Alternative addresses:
St Vincent Street Lane

Cost from office job book: Phase 1: £11,863 2s 13d; Phase 2: £579 11s 6d 1

Status: Standing building

Current use: Cafe/bar and music venue; offices (2014)

Listing category: A: Listed as 'Nos. 20, 26, 28 Renfield Lane and St Vincent Lane, former Daily Record Building'.

Historic Scotland/HB Number: 33099

RCAHMS Site Number: NS56NE 359

Grid Reference: NS 58788 65411

GPS coordinates: lat = 55.861158, lng = -4.257881   (Map)


1: Includes ½ measurer's fee.