Central Station Glasgow Photos, Architect, Scottish Hotel, History, Strathclyde Railway Architecture
Glasgow Central Station
Europa Nostra Award for building renewal design by gm+ad with Arup Engineers, Scotland
post updated 21 December 2021
Central Station Glasgow
Address: Glasgow Central Station, 79 Gordon Street, Glasgow, UK G1 3SL
Phone: 0845 711 4141
Central Station – History
Central Station: Blyth & Cunningham 1876-79
Central Hotel: Rowand Anderson 1879; James Miller 1901-06
Regeneration of the railway hub: gm + ad architects 2003
Redevelopment Architect : gm + ad architects
Central Station Restoration
Gordon Murray and Alan Dunlop Architects and Arup Scotland announce that the Central Station regeneration project in Glasgow has won a prestigious Europa Nostra Award.
The Citation for this prestigious architectural award reads:
‘Awarded for the research and exemplary conservation of an important 19th century train station, including important protection measures to the roof, executed with sensitivity and meticulous attention to detail’.
Highlandman’s Umbrella (aka Hielanman’s Umbrella) – Central Station Viaduct by James Miller 1901-6, now facing Radisson Hotel to west:
Hielanman’s Umbrella photo : Andrew Lee, provided by gm+ad architects
Murray Thomson, Project Director for gm+ad said “this is a great honour for the practice and for Glasgow. We have a reputation as a practice for challenging new work, this heritage award is the most significant in Europe and consolidates also our reputation for handling conservation work of the utmost importance’
The initial architect for this historic Glasgow hotel building is Rowand Anderson
The Diploma will be given to Mr Walter Macharg, the Financial Director of Network Rail Major Stations and Mr Murray Thomson at the European Cultural Heritage Awards Ceremony at the Palais Egmont in Brussels on May 9, in the presence of HRH Prince Lorenz of Belgium.
Scottish architects Gordon Murray + Alan Dunlop – gm+ad:
photo : Andrew Lee, provided by gm+ad architects
This well known architectural ceased to practice some years ago after Gordon and Alan decided to go separate ways.
Owner: Network Rail Major Stations
Architect: Gordon Murray and Alan Dunlop Architects
Engineer: Arup Scotland
Management Contractor: Bovis Lend Lease
Central Hotel Glasgow completion architect – James Miller
Architecture in Strathclyde
Glasgow Railway Station
Queen Street Glasgow : redevelopment news
The contractor for Glasgow Central Station also worked on the Scottish Parliament building, Museum of Scotland and BBC Scotland HQ (at Pacific Quay on the River Clyde).
A building design by gm+ad architects adjacent to the station (west) is the Radisson Hotel Glasgow
Historic Glasgow : best buildings of the past
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