Basic Biographical Details

Name: Launcelot H Ross & Lindsay
Designation: Architectural practice
Ended: After 1975
Bio Notes: Launcelot Hugh Ross was working in partnership with Archibald T Lindsay at the time of Ross's death in January 1956. It is unclear when the partnership started, but Lindsay carried on the practice under the same name after Ross's death. By 1970 the sole partner was Stuart Hodgson Paterson. The practice was still operating in 1975.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 179, West Regent Street, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness1954 *After 1975 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architectural practice (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 4Launcelot Hugh Ross 30 January 1956Senior Partner 
Item 2 of 4Archibald Thomas Lindsay1950s Partner 
Item 3 of 4Sidney Thomas Gynn (erroneously found as Glynn)19611964Second Assistant 
Item 4 of 4Stuart Hodgson Paterson1970After 1975Partner 

Buildings and Designs

This architectural practice 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 2230 June 1950Forty Houses for Married Officers, Routen Glen AreaRouten Glen GlasgowScotlandp889
Item 2 of 221951Glasgow Sailors' HomeBroomielaw GlasgowScotlandPrepared plans for alterations and additions [as Launcelot H Ross & Partners]
Item 3 of 221954Congregational Church and Halls, Ardlaw Street and McGregor StreetGovan GlasgowScotlandNew church and halls
Item 4 of 221954Premises of A & D Fraser Ltd, Springkell Avenue  GlasgowScotland 
Item 5 of 221954Premises, Cleveden Road  GlasgowScotlandAlterations and additions
Item 6 of 221 March 1957Offices, 13-31 Oswald St for Stewarts & Lloyds, Ltd  GlasgowScotland 
Item 7 of 221958Premises of Stewarts & LloydsBellshill LanarkshireScotlandOffice building
Item 8 of 221959Dunbartonshire County Council OfficesDumbarton DunbartonshireScotlandFinalist in competition but did not secure job
Item 9 of 221959Premises for T & R Annan & Sons, Sauchiehall Street  GlasgowScotlandPicture Gallery added
Item 10 of 221961Motherwell and Wishaw Civic CentreMotherwell LanarkshireScotlandFinalist in the competition
Item 11 of 221961St Michael's Primary School  GlasgowScotland 
Item 12 of 221962House, Waterside GardensCarmunnock LanarkshireScotland 
Item 13 of 221962Premises of Messrs Yarrow, shipbuildersScotstoun GlasgowScotlandAdministrative offices (perhaps on a different site?)
Item 14 of 221963Springfield Primary SchoolGreenock RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 15 of 221965Premises of Stewarts & LloydsBellshill LanarkshireScotlandWelfare building
Item 16 of 221966HayhillBardowie StirlingshireScotland 
Item 17 of 221967Primary schoolRoseneath DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 18 of 221967St Francis Primary School  GlasgowScotland 
Item 19 of 221968Coatbridge Municipal BuildingsCoatbridge LanarkshireScotlandReconstruction of Sheriff Court
Item 20 of 221968Cove and Kilcreggan SchoolCove DunbartonshireScotlandNew classrooms added.
Item 21 of 221970Workshops and stores for Glasgow Corporation Lighting Department  GlasgowScotland 
Item 22 of 221972Seamen's Hotel  GlasgowScotlandReconstruction


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architectural practice:
Item 1 of 1RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architectural practice:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 8Builder30 June 1950  p889 [as L H Ross & Partners]
Item 2 of 8Builder20 July 1951  p102
Item 3 of 8Builder16 April 1954  p700
Item 4 of 8Builder7 May 1954  p830
Item 5 of 8Builder28 May 1954  p958
Item 6 of 8Builder9 December 1960  'Competition Result-Council Offices, Dumbarton, for Dunbarton County Council' pp1066-1071
Item 7 of 8Glasgow Herald31 January 1956  Obituary of Ross
Item 8 of 8RIBA JournalJuly 1956 London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsObituary of Ross