Basic Biographical Details

Name: Robert Roger Alexander
Designation: Architect
Born: 12 August 1933
Bio Notes: Robert Roger Alexander was born on 12 August 1933, the son of John Morris Alexander, journeyman bricklayer, and his wife Julia Grant Murray. He studied architecture at Edinburgh College of Art and was elected ARIBA in 1959 and ARIAS the following year. By the early 1960s he had moved to Aberdeen and joined the practice of George Bennett Mitchell & Son. He became a partner in 1971 and stayed with the practice until after 1994.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 41, West Mount Street, Aberdeen, ScotlandPrivatec. 1960  
Item 2 of 48, Forest Road, Aberdeen, ScotlandPrivatec. 1963 *  
Item 3 of 4Bon Accord Square, Aberdeen, ScotlandBusiness1979 *  
Item 4 of 41, West Craibstone Street, Aberdeen, ScotlandBusiness1980s1990s 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1George Bennett Mitchell & Son1971After 1981Partner 

Buildings and Designs

This architect 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 12After 1967Linmoor Convalescent HomePeterculter Aberdeenshire/KincardineshireScotlandExtensions
Item 2 of 121970sAmerican School of Aberdeen, gymnasium  AberdeenScotland 
Item 3 of 121970sDalneigh HostelInverness Inverness-shireScotland 
Item 4 of 121970sHealth CentreInvergordon Ross & CromartyScotland 
Item 5 of 121970sHealth CentreAlness Ross & CromartyScotland 
Item 6 of 121970sInverness District AsylumInverness Inverness-shireScotlandNew kitchen
Item 7 of 121970sPrince Charles Barracks  AberdeenScotland 
Item 8 of 121970sWarehouse and office development for Hudsons Property and Estates  AberdeenScotland 
Item 9 of 12c. 1980Bristol & West Building SocietyElgin MorayshireScotland 
Item 10 of 12c. 1980Development for Clydesdale Bank  AberdeenScotland 
Item 11 of 12c. 1980Royal Bank of Scotland branches  AberdeenScotlandExtensions
Item 12 of 12c. 1981City Hospital  AberdeenScotland30-bed geriatric unit


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 5Bailey, Rebecca M1996Scottish architects' papers: a source book Edinburgh: The Rutland Pressp98
Item 2 of 5RIBA1964The RIBA Kalendar 1963-64   
Item 3 of 5RIBA1979Directory of members   
Item 4 of 5RIBA1987RIBA Directory of Members 1987   
Item 5 of 5RIBA1994A Directory of RIBA Members   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIAS, Rutland SquareRecords of membership