Basic Biographical Details

Name: Hippolyte J Blanc & Son
Designation: Architectural practice
Started: Before 1912
Ended: After 1950
Bio Notes: In 1911-1912 the eminent Edinburgh architect Hippolyte Jean Blanc took his son Frank Edward Belcombe Blanc (born 1890) into partnership. Frank continued the practice alone after his father's death in 1917. The practice was based in Edinburgh until the Second World War. Frank Blanc was still working in the 1950s, by which time he was based in Carlisle the practice name being retained. Hippolyte Blanc's name was still in the latterhead there albeit with a hair line through it.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 325, Rutland Square, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessAfter 19121939 
Item 2 of 318, Atholl Crescent, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness1934 *1939 
Item 3 of 3Carlisle, Cumberland, EnglandBusinessBetween 1950 and 1959  

* 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 3Hippolyte Jean BlancBefore 19121917Partner 
Item 2 of 3Frank Edward Belcombe BlancBefore 1912After 1930Partner 
Item 3 of 3(Sir) Matthew Montgomerie Ochterlony19201923Chief Assistant 

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 21924BalmadiesColinton EdinburghScotlandAlterations
Item 2 of 2c. 1930North Gyle Estate Feuing  EdinburghScotlandFeuing plan


Currently, there are no references for this architectural practice. The information has been derived from: the British Architectural Library / RIBA Directory of British Architects 1834-1914; Post Office Directories; and/or any sources listed under this individual's works.