Basic Biographical Details

Name: Pite, Son & Fairweather
Designation: Architectural practice
Started: 1919
Bio Notes: William Alfred Pite was born in 1860, the brother of Alfred Beresford Pite. He worked in partnership with Robert Shekleton Balfour from c.1894 until 1907, and from 1919 worked in partnership with his son Robert William Pite and Hubert Moore Fairweather, who had assisted him since 1906, the practice title being Pite, Son & Fairweather. Wilfred Alfred Pite retired from practice in 1937 and died on 16 August 1949. The practice continued under the younger Pite and Fairweather.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 312, Carteret Street, Queen Anne's Gate, London SW, EnglandBusiness1927 *  
Item 2 of 36, Queen Anne's Gate, London, EnglandBusiness1953  
Item 3 of 330, Craven Street, Strand, London, EnglandBusiness(?)c. 1953 Robert William Pite's address?

* 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 8Robert William Pite1919 Partner 
Item 2 of 8William Alfred Pite19191937Partner 
Item 3 of 8Hubert Moore Fairweather19191937Partner 
Item 4 of 8Geoffrey Hobert (or Hubert) FairweatherMay 1933 Junior Assistant 
Item 5 of 8Robert Robertson Reid Young1934 or 19351935AssistantFor five months
Item 6 of 8Robert Robertson Reid YoungSeptember 19361937Senior Assistant 
Item 7 of 8Geoffrey Hobert (or Hubert) Fairweather1 January 1946 Partner 
Item 8 of 8William Norman Bruce George1950s 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 9 Aberdeen Royal InfirmaryForesterhill AberdeenScotlandWorked with James Brown Nicol
Item 2 of 91925Institute for Royal National Mission for Deep Sea Fishermen  AberdeenScotlandCompetition design (?) exhibited
Item 3 of 91936Medical School, Aberdeen University  AberdeenScotland 
Item 4 of 91942Student Hostel for the University of Aberdeen  AberdeenScotland 
Item 5 of 91948Medical School, Aberdeen University  AberdeenScotlandExtensions
Item 6 of 91950Hospital for Sick Children  AberdeenScotlandExtensions?
Item 7 of 91950University of Aberdeen, Department of ChemistryOld Aberdeen AberdeenScotland 
Item 8 of 96 February 1953Hospital buildings for North Eastern Hospital Board  AberdeenshireScotlandTo prepare plans for new hospital buildings
Item 9 of 919 June 1953Blood Transfusion Block, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary  AberdeenScotlandNew block


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architectural practice:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder6 February 1953  p256
Item 2 of 2Builder19 June 1953  p969