Basic Biographical Details

Name: Renfrew County Engineers Department
Designation: Architectural practice
Bio Notes:  

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Backsneddon Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire, ScotlandBusinessMid 1930s *  

* 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 2Samuel McColl (sometimes misspelt MacColl)19301937Architect 
Item 2 of 2James Baird19361937Assistant 

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 111932Thorn HospitalThornhill, Johnstone RenfrewshireScotlandWith Samuel McColl as Principal Architect, converted house to form hospital with 40 beds
Item 2 of 111933Village HallNewton Mearns RenfrewshireScotlandWith Samuel McColl as Principal Architect to Renfrew County Engineer's Department
Item 3 of 111934Greenock Courthouse, Prison and Governor's HouseGreenock RenfrewshireScotlandAdditions with McColl as Principal Architect
Item 4 of 111935District Council OfficesGiffnock (possibly Greenock?) RenfrewshireScotlandWith McColl as Principal Architect
Item 5 of 111958Houses at NeilstonNeilston RenfrewshireScotlandaccepting tender applications per Builder
Item 6 of 1129 May 1959Storage Reservoir, HazeldenHazelden RenfrewshireScotlandmentioned in Builder p978; no role listed - CHECK role
Item 7 of 1111 September 1959Sewage Purification Works, EagleshamEaglesham RenfrewshireScotlandnot sure of role - CHECK
listed in Builder p226
Item 8 of 1115 January 1960Storage and Garage Building, Hunter StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandCounty E accepting applications per Builder p158
Item 9 of 1112 February 1960Houses, Offices and Garage, Glenpatrick RoadGlenpatrick Road, Elderslie RenfrewshireScotlandaccepting applications per Builder p341
Item 10 of 111961Pumping StationLinwood RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 11 of 111961Second Development of No 2 Housing SchemeNewton Mearns RefrewshireScotland 


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.