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Latitude: 55.8585 / 55°51'30"N
Longitude: -4.2476 / 4°14'51"W
OS Eastings: 259416
OS Northings: 665091
OS Grid: NS594650
Mapcode National: GBR 0NM.1N
Mapcode Global: WH3P8.Q0JN
Entry Name: 51 Wilson Street
Listing Date: 4 September 1989
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 375731
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32805
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
Thomson, Sandilands and MacLeod, 1935-36. 7-storey, symmetrical, rectangular, metal-framed Warehouse and office block on corner site. Polished red sandstone cladding with floor levels marked by incised
9-bay elevation to Wilson Street, 4-bay to Brunswick and Hutcheson Streets, ground floor with full-height openings, central door with hooded roll-moulding to Wilson Street, architraved doorway. Modern door (Clydesdale Bank).
Chamfered red sandstone strips separate windows, windows all of same dimensions, metal-framed, 7-paned with top-hopper and casement opening.
Deep cornice over 5th floor with 6th floor as attic storey, similar windows.
Design originally prepared for A Link, Warehouseman and Hosier, drawings dated 1932. Built eventually for Textile Estates Ltd, completed 2 October 1936. Additional information courtesy of Iain Paterson, Glasgow City Council.
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