Baird Hall Glasgow, Sauchiehall St Building: The Beresford

Baird Hall Building Scotland, Art Deco design photograph, 460 Sauchiehall Street architect, Date, Location, Picture

Baird Hall Glasgow: The Beresford

Beresford Hotel Sauchiehall St Building design byWeddell & Inglis Architects – Scottish Art Deco Tower photos

post updated 11 August 2023

The Beresford

Date built: 1937

Architects: Weddell & Inglis

Address: 460 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3LN, Scotland, UK.

New photos, taken 28 Apr 2012:

The Beresford The Beresford Glasgow
photos © Adrian Welch

Baird Hall

New images added 18 Jun 2009:

Baird Hall Baird Hall Glasgow The Beresford
photos © Adrian Welch

Built as Beresford Hotel

Beresford Hotel
Banana Building – Dental School : scanned image © Adrian Welch 1988

Baird Hall Building
The Beresford photo © Adrian Welch<

The Beresford is an ex-hotel situated at 460 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, Scotland. It opened in 1938 to provide accommodation for those attending the city’s Empire Exhibition

This striking property was often described as Glasgow’s first skyscraper. It was the tallest building erected in Glasgow between the two world wars, at 10 storeys high.

It is one of the city’s most notable examples of Art Deco/Streamline Moderne architecture. The property is protected as a category B listed building.
source: wikipedia

Sauchiehall Street Architecture

Buildings on Sauchiehall St – key architectural selection below:

Garage Club, 490 Sauchiehall St, G2 3LW – north side of the street, at its west end
Garage Club Glasgow
The Garage is a music venue and nightclub located at 490 Sauchiehall Street. The club was founded by Donald C MacLeod MBE.

He was a music impresario legend and veteran within Scotland’s live music scene. It is Scotland’s largest nightclub, and opened back in 1994.

CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3JD
CCA Glasgow
photo © Adrian Welch
CCA Glasgow

ABC Music Venue, 300 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow G2 3JA – north side of the street, near the middle
ABC Nightclub
photo : Paul Zanre
ABC Music Venue
The O₂ ABC was a nightclub and music venue on Sauchiehall Street, in the centre of Glasgow. The building was constructed in 1875.

The rather ungainly property was renovated many times in its lifetime and also largely rebuilt in the 1920s. It was redeveloped by Edinburgh architecture practice Michael Laird Architects in the early 2000s.

Willow Tea Rooms

Architecture in Strathclyde

Buildings close by to the Baird Hall

Glasgow School of Art
Glasgow School of Art
photo © Adrian Welch

Marks Hotel
Marks Hotel
photo : Andrew Lee

Glasgow Architectural Links:

Glasgow Hotels

Sauchiehall Street Buildings

Rosslyn Chapel


Buildings / photos for the Baird Hall Building Glasgow design by Weddell & Inglis Architects at 460 Sauchiehall Street in Strathclyde, southwest Scotland, UK, page welcome.