Records of the Buildings and Estates Office

Scope and Content

Records of Buildings and Estates's filing system c.1939-1988  , these are the main semi-current records for the 20th century  .

Administrative / Biographical History

Buildings and Estates is part of the Campus Infrastructure Division (CID) of the University's Central Administration Planning Unit (CAPU).

In 1986  the Works Department/ Building Services Department and the Planning and Building Office integrated to become the Building Services and Planning Office. In 1987  the Building Services and Planning Office was reorganised and renamed the Buildings and Estates Service/ Office. The Buildings and Estates Office is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the building fabric and the services infrastructure of the University. It is accountable to the University Court in all its operations.


The records of Buildings and Estates filing system on arrival at the Glasgow University Archives and Business Records Centre have been arranged into a basic filing system.

Access Information

By appointment - access to recent official records and records containing confidential information is restricted in accordance with University policies and relevant legislation.

Acquisition Information

This material has been received from the Buildings and Estates Office.

Other Finding Aids

Digital file level list available in searchroom.

Alternative Form Available

No known copies

Conditions Governing Use

Owned by the University of Glasgow. Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Archivist

Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents.

Appraisal Information

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Custodial History



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Related Material

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Additional Information

University of Glasgow

This material is original.

Subfonds level description compiled by Emily Woolmore, GASHE project archivist , 12 April 2000  . No alterations made to date.