Paisley’s Architectural Heritage 2019- TH.CARS2 Archive

Paisley’s Architectural Heritage: Some Key Buildings and their Designers

On 26th June 2019, a daylong conference took place exploring Paisley’s architectural heritage. With a keynote address by Professor John Hume, subjects included: Charles Wilson; John Honeyman; Rowand Anderson; Peddie & Kinnear; T.G. Abercrombie and The Secret Collection.

Part of Sma’ Shot Day 2019 celebrations.


Prof Frank Walker
Introduction from morning Chair
Prof John Hume
Paisley’s Architects 
Fiona Sinclair
Charles Wilson – Architect of Paisley’s  Porridge Bowl
Simon Green                             
John Honeyman and Paisley
Prof Sam McKinstry
Rowand Anderson and Paisley: Three Significant Interventions
Prof Sam McKinstry
Introduction from afternoon Chair  
Dr David Walker
The Architectural Practice of John Dick Peddie and Charles George Hood Kinnear, 1845-1879
Michael Davis
 Great or Good? The Work of Thomas Graham Abercrombie in Context
Ewan Imrie & Morag Macpherson    
Revealing the untold stories of Paisley High Street


Supported by TH.CARS2




Paisley TH.CARS2 Project Team
Regeneration and Economic Development Service
Chief Executive Services
Renfrewshire Council
Renfrewshire House
Cotton Street
Paisley PA1 1WB