Glasgow, 130 Springburn Road, St Rollox Locomotive Works

Railway Engineering Works

Site Name Glasgow, 130 Springburn Road, St Rollox Locomotive Works

Classification Railway Engineering Works

Alternative Name(s) Caledonian Railway's Locomotive Works; 321- 329 Charles Street; Springburn

Canmore ID 68411

Site Number NS66NW 42

NGR NS 604 666

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Glasgow, City Of
  • Parish Glasgow (city Of Glasgow)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District City Of Glasgow
  • Former County Lanarkshire

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St Rollox House, 130-132 Springburn Road, 1887, Robert Dundas, engineer

Former St Rollox Railway Works Offices. Long red brick block, with yellow dressings, round-arched windows in pilastered bays, for Caledonian Railway Company. Now occupied by Scottish Enterprise, Glasgow North.

Taken from "Greater Glasgow: An Illustrated Architectural Guide", by Sam Small, 2008. Published by the Rutland Press

Archaeology Notes

NS66NW 42.00 604 666

NS66NW 42.01 60399 66736 South Office

St Rollox Railway Works, 130 Springburn Rd, originally built for the Caledonian Railway in 1856-7, but completely rebuilt in the 1880s under the direction of Dugald Drummond, to designs by Robert Dundas, engineer. The buildings are mainly single storey, with round-headed openings and circular ventilators in the gable ends, and are of red and white brick. The two storey and attic, 3 by 17 bay office block on Springburn Rd was built in 1887 (£3500).

J R Hume 1974


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