Glasgow Royal Concert Hall Leslie Martin architecture, RSNO photo, Architect, Scotland music venue building picture, UK

Royal Concert Hall Glasgow

The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall building design by Sir Leslie Martin with RMJM Architects at 2 Sauchiehall Street, Scotland, UK.

post updated 15 December 2023

Commonwealth Games Cultural Venues

The Culture and External Affairs Minister has announced funding to redevelop two of Glasgow’s leading venues in time for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Address: 2 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G2 3NY

Photos from 3 Apr 2011:

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Glasgow Royal Concert Hall building photos © Adrian Welch

Glasgow Concert Hall

Fiona Hyslop confirmed the Scottish Government has allocated more than a million pounds from its 2011/12 budget for work on the Theatre Royal and Glasgow Royal Concert Hall.

Scottish Opera will receive £605,000 to progress plans to upgrade the Theatre Royal while the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO) will receive £413,000 towards the redevelopment of its new home at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 28 Feb 2011

Granted Royal status post-completion the Glasgow International Concert Hall replaced St Andrews Hall, Charing Cross: it burned down in 1962.

The Royal Concert Hall opened in time for Glasgow’s European City of Culture Year in 1990.

Leslie Martin Architect

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Royal Concert Hall photo © Adrian Welch

Contact this city centre music venue : phone – 0141 287 5511

Location: Ticket Centre, Candleriggs
Opening times (correct at the time of writing, always check with the operator) – Mon-Sun: 9:30am-6:30pm Sun: 10am – 5pm

Royal Concert Hall Glasgow
2 Sauchiehall Street music venue building © Adrian Welch

Leslie Martin (1908 – 99) – Key Leslie Martin Buildings:

1960-1962: Harvey Court, Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge
1963-1964: William Stone Building, Peterhouse College, Cambridge
1978-1984: Faculty of Music, West Rd, Cambridge

Concert Hall Buildings

Key building adjacent to 2 Sauchiehall Street:

Buchanan Galleries
Buchanan Galleries

Glaswegian Music Venue Building Designs

SECC Glasgow
SECC Glasgow
SECC building photograph : Richard Davies
SECC Glasgow

Glasgow Armadillo – Concert Venue on the north bank f the River Clyde, next to the SEC complex, southwest of the city centre
Clyde Auditorium
photo © Isabelle Lomholt
Glasgow Armadillo

Another Scottish music venue building design featured on this architectural website:

Perth Concert Hall, Perthshire, central Scotland
Perth Concert Hall

The name of Leslie Martin lives on in the Martin Centre for Architectural Studies, Cambridge

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