Dean of Guild Court, December 1856: Mr. Bell Granted Permission to Erect a Range of Buildings Opposite to Kelvingrove Park

A short article on page five of The Glasgow Herald, on Monday the 22nd of December, 1856, reads:


Dean of Guild Court. – In addition to other buildings sanctioned by this court, as mentioned in

Friday’s Herald, permission was granted to Mr. Bell to erect a spacious range of buildings opposite

to Kelvingrove Park entrance, facing the park. The buildings will extend from the Rev. Mr. McEwan’s

elegant church on the west to Clifton Street on the east.  The buildings are from plans desigbed by Mr.

Charles Wilson.”


The buildings referred to, are the Queen’s Rooms, and adjoining residential properties, situated on La Belle Place.



George Fairfull-Smith, December 2021.