Basic Biographical Details

Name: Peter Mitchell
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: Nothing is yet known of the training and early career of Peter Mitchell. He was assumed into partnership by George Boswell in 1945. He does not appear under the practice entry in the RIBA directory of 1968, so by then he must have retired.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness   

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 3Mitchell, Johnston & Co  Partner 
Item 2 of 3George A Boswell & Partners19451952PartnerCheck this
Item 3 of 3Boswell, Mitchell & Johnston1952 PartnerPartner from 1947 with George Boswell & Partners

Buildings and Designs

This architect was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 38 Eastmuir School  GlasgowScotland 
Item 2 of 38 Hamilton Teacher Training CollegeHamilton LanarkshireScotland 
Item 3 of 381948Lomond Street  GlasgowScotlandAlterations and additions
Item 4 of 381950Chirnsyde School  GlasgowScotland 
Item 5 of 38c. 1950Chirnside Primary School and Janitor's House  GlasgowScotland 
Item 6 of 38Before 1951Bellsmyre site developmentDumbarton DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 7 of 38Before 1951Castlehill site layout with houses, schools, shops, churches etcDumbarton DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 8 of 38Before 1951Crosslet Residential NurseryDumbarton DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 9 of 38Before 1951Ferguslie SchoolPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAdditions
Item 10 of 38Before 1951Milton Primary School  GlasgowScotland 
Item 11 of 38Before 1951Milton Secondary School  GlasgowScotland 
Item 12 of 381952International Business Machines (IBM) Factory at Spango ValleySpango Valley, Greenock RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 13 of 381953The White House of MillikenBrookfield Renfrewshire Further work
Item 14 of 381956Concert Hall, Pavilion and Restaurant, Castle GardensDunoon ArgyllScotland 
Item 15 of 381957Hutchesons' Boys Grammar SchoolCrossmyloof GlasgowScotland 
Item 16 of 38Early 1950sHousing for BurghDumbarton DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 17 of 381960sCowlairs Industrial Estate for SIECCowlairs GlasgowScotland 
Item 18 of 381960sDistrict HospitalGreenock RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 19 of 381960sHousing at NorwoodBearsden GlasgowScotland 
Item 20 of 381960sMcLaren High SchoolPerth PerthshireScotland 
Item 21 of 381960sQueenslie Industrial EstateQueenslie GlasgowScotlandFurther units built?
Item 22 of 381960sStudent residences for Craigie CollegeAyr AyrshireScotland 
Item 23 of 381960sStudent residences for Hamilton CollegeHamilton LanarkshireScotland 
Item 24 of 381960sStudent residences for the College of Education  AberdeenScotland 
Item 25 of 381960sTourist CentreBannockburn StirlingshireScotland 
Item 26 of 381960sUniversity of Glasgow, Microbiology Unit  GlasgowScotland 
Item 27 of 381960Sacred Heart RC SchoolCumbernauld LanarkshireScotland 
Item 28 of 381960Woodside CDAWoodside GlasgowScotlandRetired by 1968
Item 29 of 381961Block of Luxury FlatsKelvinside GlasgowScotland 
Item 30 of 381962Pollokshaws CDA Unit 2 housing, police station, library, schoolsPollokshaws GlasgowScotland 
Item 31 of 381962Seafar Primary SchoolCumbernauld LanarkshireScotland 
Item 32 of 38c. 1964Premises of James Anderson & Co (Colours) Ltd, Hawkhead RoadPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandLaboratory building
Item 33 of 381966Borestone Development Scheme, Phase 2Bannockburn StirlingshireScotland 
Item 34 of 381968Perth Technical CollegePerth PerthshireScotlandBrahan Building
Item 35 of 381970Dumfries & Galloway Royal InfirmaryDumfries DumfriesshireScotland 
Item 36 of 381972St John's Court FlatsPartick Glasgow  
Item 37 of 381973Inchture Primary SchoolInchture PerthshireScotland 
Item 38 of 381977Inverclyde Royal Hospital  GlasgowScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 3Bailey, Rebecca M1996Scottish architects' papers: a source book Edinburgh: The Rutland PressAppears to give incorrect date for Mitchell's entering into partnership with Boswell and Rutherford
Item 2 of 3Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdp29 Inverclyde Royal Hospital
p41 Photograph of Woodside Area B
p46 Pollokshaws CDA Unit 2 Photograph
Item 3 of 3Glendinning, Miles and Muthesius, Stefan1994Tower Block: Modern Public Housing in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland Yale University Press: New Haven and Londonp228 Pollokshaws CDA Unit 2

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Industrialised Building Systems and ComponentsOctober 1964  p71 Woodside CDA
Item 2 of 3InterbuildNovember 1961  p36- Pollokshaws CDA Unit 2
Item 3 of 3Official Architecture and PlanningMarch 1958  p126-9 Pollokshaws CDA Unit 2