Basic Biographical Details

Name: George R M Kennedy & Partners
Designation: Architectural practice
Bio Notes: George R M Kennedy & Partners began operating in Aberdeen sometime before the 1970s. They opened a Glasgow branch before 1982, but the head office remained in Aberdeen. By the late 1970s the sole partner appears to have been Russell Parker, with James G Roy, James N Hammond and Martin Calder as assistants. N.B. RIBA Kalendar, 1972, states that they did consultancy work for SSHA.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 522, Rutland Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness1972After 1979 
Item 2 of 512, Queen's Crescent, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness1981 *  
Item 3 of 5The Esplanade, Lerwick, Shetland, ScotlandBusiness1981 * Branch office
Item 4 of 5461, Union Street, Aberdeen, ScotlandBusiness1981 *  
Item 5 of 5Anchor House/62, Regents Quay, Aberdeen, Scotland(?)Business1985 *  

* 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 12George Raphael Michael Kennedy After 1981Partner 
Item 2 of 12D M Angus1970s(?)After 1981Partner 
Item 3 of 12Colin WalkerBefore 1975 *After 1981Partner 
Item 4 of 12Russell ParkerBefore 1977After 1985Partner 
Item 5 of 12James Gordon RoyBefore 1977After 1985Architect 
Item 6 of 12Robert Wright1979 *After 1984Partner 
Item 7 of 12Alan William Fiddes1979 *After 1984Partner 
Item 8 of 12Laurence Michael Henry Lear1979 *After 1984Architect 
Item 9 of 12Thomas WhiteEarly 1970sAfter 1975Partner 
Item 10 of 12Alan William Graham BurnettEarly 1970sAfter 1981Partner 
Item 11 of 12Martin George Calder1983 * Architect 
Item 12 of 12James Nicol HammondEarly 1980s Architect 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

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 761969Elgin AcademyElgin MorayshireScotlandNew Technical College built in grounds of old Academy. N.B. Some sources attribute this to Kennedy & Partners, perhaps because they took the job over at the time the practice was set up?
Item 2 of 761970sChurch for the Deeside Fellowship  AberdeenScotland 
Item 3 of 761970sEngine overhaul facilityPrestwick AyrshireScotland 
Item 4 of 761970sFactory for Digital Equipment CompanyAyr AyrshireScotland 
Item 5 of 761970sHall for Baptist Church  AberdeenScotland 
Item 6 of 761970sHousing for Dr Kerr's TrustForfar AngusScotland 
Item 7 of 761970sLocal Authority and sheltered housing Grantown-on-Spey MorayshireScotland 
Item 8 of 761972Forres House Community CentreForres MorayshireScotland 
Item 9 of 761974Haugh HousingElgin MorayshireScotland 
Item 10 of 761974Public swimming bathsBroxburn West LothianScotland 
Item 11 of 761974University of Strathclyde, Strathclyde Business School  GlasgowScotland 
Item 12 of 761975Charleston AcademyInverness Inverness-shireScotland 
Item 13 of 761975Coppice Court HousingGrantown-on-Spey MorayshireScotland 
Item 14 of 761975Nairn AcademyNairn MorayshireScotland 
Item 15 of 76Before 1975Burgh extensionsPeterhead AberdenshireScotlandPlanning of extensions
Item 16 of 76Before 1975Cameron Iron Works factory  LeedsEnglandExtension
Item 17 of 76Before 1975Cameron Iron Works factory, LivingstonLivingston West LothianScotlandExtension
Item 18 of 76Before 1975Community CentreForfar AngusScotland 
Item 19 of 76Before 1975Divisional Police HeadquartersDalkeith MidlothianScotlandProposed
Item 20 of 76Before 1975Hotel and shopsWhitburn West LothianScotland 
Item 21 of 76Before 1975Housing, hotel and conservation work Udny AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 22 of 76Before 1975Local Authority and sheltered housing Forres MorayshireScotland 
Item 23 of 76Before 1975Local Authority and sheltered housing Elgin MorayshireScotland 
Item 24 of 76Before 1975Luxury flats  GlasgowScotland 
Item 25 of 76Before 1975Napier Technical College  EdinburghScotlandExtension
Item 26 of 76Before 1975Peebles High SchoolPeebles PeeblesshireScotlandRehabilitation and games hall
Item 27 of 76Before 1975Primary schoolNorth Berwick East LothianScotland 
Item 28 of 76Before 1975Private houses for L HartEast Kilbride LanarkshireScotland 
Item 29 of 76Before 1975Private houses for P G SmithAyr AyrshireScotland 
Item 30 of 76Before 1975Telford College  EdinburghScotlandExtensions
Item 31 of 761976Lanthorn Community CentreDedridge, Livingston West LothianScotland 
Item 32 of 761976Mosshill Industrial Estate, Digital Equipment plantAyr AyrshireScotland 
Item 33 of 761977Granary Street HousingHuntly AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 34 of 761978Hanover Court HousingStonehaven KincardineshireScotland 
Item 35 of 761978Wilsness Terminal, Sumburgh Airport Mainland, Shetland Scotland 
Item 36 of 76c. 1979Culloden HouseCulloden Inverness-shireScotlandRestoration
Item 37 of 76Early 1970s619 houses for SSHA, New Farm LochKilmarnock AyrshireScotland 
Item 38 of 76Early 1970sAlbert Secondary SchoolSpringburn Glasgow  
Item 39 of 76Early 1970sBurgh extensions including housing, shops and recreation facilitiesWhitburn West LothianScotland 
Item 40 of 76Early 1970sCameron Iron WorksLeeds YorkshireEnglandFactory and office extension
Item 41 of 76Early 1970sChildren's home for Aberlour TrustStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 42 of 76Early 1970sChildren's home for Aberlour Trust  DundeeScotland 
Item 43 of 76Early 1970sChildren's home for Lothian Homes TrustHaddington East LothianScotland 
Item 44 of 76Early 1970sChildren's Home for the Aberlour TrustHamilton LanarkshireScotland 
Item 45 of 76Early 1970sChildren's Home for the Aberlour TrustPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 46 of 76Early 1970sLuxury flats, BarchapelPatterton RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 47 of 76Early 1970sPriorsford Primary SchoolPeebles PeeblesshireScotland 
Item 48 of 76Early 1970sWRA research laboratoryGalashiels SelkirkshireScotland 
Item 49 of 761980HousingCorpach Inverness-shireScotland 
Item 50 of 761980Thorndene TerraceSlamannan StirlingshireScotland 
Item 51 of 761981162-166 Land StreetKeith AberdeenshireScotlandRestoration
Item 52 of 761981Hanover Court HousingTarves AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 53 of 761981Hanover Court HousingBuckie BanffshireScotland 
Item 54 of 76Before 1981Finance Offices for Sheltland Islands CouncilLerwickMainlandSheltlandScotland 
Item 55 of 76Before 1981Housing for Hanover Housing AssociationFalkirk West LothianScotland 
Item 56 of 76Before 1981Housing for Hanover Housing AssociationBathgate West LothianScotland 
Item 57 of 76Before 1981Housing modernisationPartick GlasgowScotland 
Item 58 of 76Before 1981Pick-n-Save SupermarketStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 59 of 76Before 1981Pick-n-Save SupermarketAirdrie LanarkshireScotland 
Item 60 of 76Before 1981Sheltered housing for Hanover Housing Association  AberdeenScotland 
Item 61 of 76Before 1981Sheltered housing for Hanover Housing AssociationStonehaven KincardineshireScotland 
Item 62 of 76Before 1981Wils Ness Terminal Building, Fire Station, Meterological Offices and VCR Building Sumburgh AirportMainlandSheltlandScotland 
Item 63 of 76Before 1981Workshops for Shetland Islands CouncilBattasound ShetlandScotland 
Item 64 of 761982Lord Todd Public Bar  GlasgowScotland 
Item 65 of 761982Strathclyde University residences  GlasgowScotland 
Item 66 of 761982The Closes areaElgin MorayshireScotlandRestoration
Item 67 of 761982The Glebe HousingKingussie Inverness-shireScotland 
Item 68 of 761983High Street housingRothes MorayshireScotlandRestoration
Item 69 of 761983University of Strathclyde, Student Village, Murray Hall  GlasgowScotland 
Item 70 of 761984Advocates Hall, Concert Hall and Court  AberdeenScotlandRestoration
Item 71 of 761984International Baptist ChurchBieldside AberdeenScotland 
Item 72 of 761985Airlie Gardens HousingBanff BanffshireScotland 
Item 73 of 761985Doune Court HousingMacduff BanffshireScotland 
Item 74 of 761985University of Strathclyde, Student Village, Forbes Hall  GlasgowScotland 
Item 75 of 761985University of Strathclyde, Student Village, Garnett Hall  GlasgowScotland 
Item 76 of 761986Inchmarlo House  KincardineshireScotlandEast wing. Also Queen Victoria Park retirement village in grounds


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architectural practice:
Item 1 of 3Allen, Nic (ed.) Scottish Architects in Conservation  p62
Item 2 of 3Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p575
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 Londonp245 New Farm Loch