2 edition of history and the results of the operations of the Glasgow City Improvement Trust found in the catalog.
history and the results of the operations of the Glasgow City Improvement Trust
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Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. [On the immediate results of the operations of the Glasgow Improvements Trust] Item Preview University of Glasgow Library Language English. MHL Spec Coll Notes. This dissertation comprises a descriptive and analytical account of the workings of the Glasgow City Improvement Trust (fromthe Glasgow City Improvement Department), together with a comprehensive inventory of its architectural output.
The City Improvement Act: a Letter to the Lord Provost of Glasgow, by John Blackie, ExLord Provost' (, see Glasgow City Archives D-TC 14/2/2/28).
The City Improvement Trust: its Present Position and Future Prospects' (, see Glasgow City Archives D-TC 14/2/3/). ().Author: Matthew Withey. 19thC; Annan Thomas, Saltmarket from Bridgegate, Glasgow.
Museum Number Glasgow City Improvement Trust: Old Closes and Streets, A Series of Photogravures, | | V&A Search the Collections. Implemented inthe City of Glasgow Improvement Act, initiated slum clearances and the demolition of decaying buildings, and cleared the way for.
Glasgow Corporation This page summarises records created by this Organisation The summary includes a brief description of the collection(s) (usually including the covering dates of the collection), the name of the archive where they are held, and reference information to help you find the collection.
The idea of "council housing" has its roots in 19th century philanthropic or paternalistic associations concerned with the improvement of working class or "artisan" dwellings. In Glasgow the first step towards the council house was taken with the quasi-independent City Improvement Trust which linked slum clearance with re-housing, mainly around.
The City Improvement Trust was the body which was charged with the task of cleaning up the squalid living conditions that existed in the city in the second half of the nineteenth century.
A finely detailed Category B Listed building Link at the corner of Argyle Street and King Street in Flemish Baronial style. Dating fromby architect A B MacDonald. The City Improvement Trust was a body which was set up to improve the squalid living conditions that existed in many parts of Glasgow in the latter half of the nineteenth century.
Visits to Paris by the trustees influenced. Glasgow Trolley Buses ; This film opens with a trolleybus heading south on Victoria Bridge and into the Gorbals, passing Gorbals Cross with the clock, then past the Palace when it was a bingo hall, followed by Alexander “Greek” Thomson’s Caledonia Road Church, and latterly St.
Ninian’s Wynd Church at the junction of Crown Street and Cathcart Road, before the trolleybus continues. Photograph by Thomas Annan of Close no 11, Bridgegate, Glasgow. Museum Number Of Glasgow’s fin-de-siècle power and confidence there is no better architectural rival to the City Chambers than this baroque spectacle built as the headquarters of the Clyde Navigation Trust.
The trust administered shipping and docks on the river and kept it dredged for ocean-going vessels to reach the city. The project was delivered by Glasgow Building Preservation Trust (GBPT), in partnership with Glasgow City Council and Glasgow Life.
Since completion, the venue has been managed and programmed by Glasgow Life. Events which have already been hosted at the Bandstand include: Festivalthe cultural festival of entertainment which. Glasgow was the largest American Ambulance station in the country with over 20 vehicles and 25 members of staff.
The organisation was fully funded by American donations to help Great Britain in its time of need. In Glasgow they were based in a garage on Otago Street and the staff were billeted at 69 Oakfield Avenue. The functions of Glasgow Corporation were taken over in by Strathclyde Regional Council and Glasgow District Council and again in by Glasgow City Council.
A large part of the records from these authorities are held within our records management system and are. Glasgow City Heritage Trust works to promote understanding and appreciation of both the heritage and fabric of the cities built environment.
To help those interested in discovering more about our city and how to care for it the trust has collated information from outreach and training we have conducted alongside the work of partner organisations. Information on Business Improvement Districts.
A Business Improvement District (BID) is about businesses working together and investing collectively in local improvements, in addition to those delivered by the statutory authorities, which will be of benefit to the businesses involved whilst contributing to the wider aspirations of the local residential community and growing the local economy.
Glasgow Building Preservation Trust is a charity that works to rescue, repair, restore and rehabilitate historic buildings at risk across the city. We work in partnership with others to give redundant buildings a new purpose and return them to their communities.
By the 16th century, the city's trades and craftsmen had begun to wield significant influence, particularly the Incorporation of Tailors, which in was the largest guild in Glasgow; the merchant and craft guilds accounted for about 10% of the population by the 17th century.
With the discovery of the New World and the trade routes it opened up, Glasgow was ideally placed to become an. Glasgow (/ ˈ ɡ l æ z ɡ oʊ /, also UK: / ˈ ɡ l ɑː z ɡ oʊ, ˈ ɡ l ɑː s ɡ oʊ /, US: / ˈ ɡ l æ s ɡ oʊ, ˈ ɡ l æ s k oʊ /; Scots: Glesga [ˈɡlezɡə]; Scottish Gaelic: Glaschu [ˈkl̪ˠas̪əxu]) is the most populous city in Scotland, and the third most populous city in the United Kingdom, as of the estimated city population ofHistorically part of Lanarkshire.
This evaluation may form part of a case study that will be shared online. In addition to this written information, we may like to see examples of resources used, photographs, planning and assessment documents, questionnaires and any other relevant materials. These will be useful the promotion and sharing of practice throughout the city.Glasgow, City Improvement Trust Buildings View in Canmore You may copy, display, store and make derivative works for personal use or use solely within an educational institution by staff and students, under these conditions: the ScotlandsPlaces website is attributed, there is no commercial use or sale, and no public distribution (for example.As part of Glasgow's Improvement Challenge, Glasgow CREATE was established in January by Glasgow Education Services to raise attainment and achievement across the curriculum through thinking differently.
CREATE is a partnership between Glasgow City Councils' Education Services Instrumental Music Service (IMS), Youth Music Initiative (YMI) and Partnership Projects supporting all Primary.