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post updated 25 Apr 2021

James Miller – Key Projects

Major James Miller Buildings, alphabetical:

Central Hotel, Glasgow, Scotland
Date built: Rowand Anderson 1879
Date built: 1901-06, for the part designed by this architect

Central Hotel Glasgow
image © Adrian Welch
Central Hotel Glasgow Building
The Central Hotel is a large 4-star hotel in the centre of the city. It forms the front of the Glasgow Central railway station on Gordon Street, directly adjoining onto the station concourse. It was one of Glasgow’s most prestigious hotels in its heyday, hosting residents as famous as Frank Sinatra, Big Atanu, Wee Barry Wyllie and Winston Churchill.

Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Scotland
Date built: –
Glasgow Building

Gleneagles Hotel, Perthshire, Scotland
Date built: –
Gleneagles Hotel Scotland, Perthshire by James Miller
photo : AjW
Gleneagles Hotel
Gleneagles Hotel is a luxury hotel near Auchterarder, Perth and Kinross. The hotel, which opened in 1924, was built by the former Caledonian Railway Company which also built the nearby Gleneagles railway station. The hotel itself once had its own dedicated railway branch line.
Between 1982 and 1986, £11 million was spent on renovation and since 1982 the hotel has been open all year round. In 1986, and every year since, the hotel has been awarded five red stars by the AA. The hotel was owned for 31 years by the international alcoholic beverage firm Diageo, until it was sold to a private investment company Ennismore in 2015.
The hotel was redeveloped in preparation for hosting the 40th Ryder Cup Matches in 2014 played on the PGA Centenary Course.

110 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Scotland
Date built: 1920s
110 St Vincent Street by James Miller Architect
photograph from Holmes Partnership
110 St Vincent St by James Miller – original architect
With a Grade ‘A’ listed façade and original banking hall, 110 St Vincent Street is now a prestigious 9-storey office building. Behind the elegant classical exterior, the existing lavishly-detailed ground floor banking hall has been 100% retained with new floors added above, including an innovative additional rooftop floor with terrace.

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Location: Glasgow, Scotland

James Miller Practice Information

Former Scottish architect practice

Born in 1860, died in 1947

Style: Mix of Scots Baronial and Art Nouveau typical of Victorian age.

Architecture in Scotland

Contemporary Architecture in Scotland – architectural selection below:

Langside Halls Queen’s Park, Glasgow

Scottish Design Awards 2021

Scottish Architects Practices

Literature House for Scotland, John Knox House, Edinburgh
Winning Architects: Witherford Watson Mann ; Groves-Raines Architects Studios ; Studio MB
John Knox House Edinburgh building
photograph © Daniel Lomholt-Welch
Literature House for Scotland
Edinburgh UNESCO City of Literature Trust has selected Stirling Prize winning architectural firm Witherford Watson Mann to lead the next phase of development at the Literature House in Edinburgh. They will be working in partnership with Groves-Raines Architects Studios and Edinburgh-based Studio MB.

Paisley Museum Building, western Scotland
Design: AL_A
Paisley Museum Renewal, Scotland
image courtesy of architects office
Paisley Museum Renewal
Plans to transform Paisley Museum into a world-class visitor destination telling the town’s unique stories, including that of the globally admired Paisley Pattern. This architectural project has taken a major step forward as The National Lottery Heritage Fund announced £3.8million of support for the project.

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