Basic Biographical Details

Name: Alison & Hutchison & Partners
Designation: Architectural practice
Started: Before 1959(?)
Ended:  
Bio Notes: Francis W Tinson who was not a member of the RIBA nor a member of the RIAS and D M McWhannell MICE and MASCE were also listed as being in the practice in 1972.

3 Civic Trust Awards. 3 commercial competitions.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 573, George Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessNovember 1957(?) per Builder 31 January 1958, pp214
Item 2 of 54, Rothesay Terrace, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness1959 *  
Item 3 of 540, Drumsheugh Gardens, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessBefore 1964After 1970 
Item 4 of 52, Fitzroy Place, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness1972 *After 1975 
Item 5 of 5Craigcrook Castle, Craigcrook Road, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness1972After 1980 

* 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 20Charles Ewan McEwan-WaghornJuly 1954After 1956Chief Assistant 
Item 2 of 20Stanley George Owen1957 or 1958 or 19591961 in Edinburgh office
Item 3 of 20George Gilroy Graham19581961Senior Architect 
Item 4 of 20Alan William Graham BurnettLate 1950s Architect 
Item 5 of 20Michael David Langdon1960s Architect 
Item 6 of 20John Malcolm McIntosh (Mackintosh)1960 Associate 
Item 7 of 20Walter Scott19601963Partner 
Item 8 of 20John Malcolm McIntosh (Mackintosh)1961 Partner 
Item 9 of 20George Gilroy Graham1961After 1975Partner 
Item 10 of 20Harry Horace Macdonald1 February 1961 *After 1975Partner 
Item 11 of 20Robert Forbes HutchisonBefore 1961After 1975Partner 
Item 12 of 20Prabhat Lakshaman (Lakshamanrao) Kaikini19641966Architect 
Item 13 of 20James BrownBefore 1964 Architect 
Item 14 of 20George Raphael Michael KennedyBefore 1964c. 1972Assistant(?) 
Item 15 of 20Thomas White1 May 1967 Principal Assistant 
Item 16 of 20William Stewart Donald1968 *1977Partner 
Item 17 of 20Alan William Graham BurnettEarly 1960s Partner 
Item 18 of 20Douglas Hislop HerdBefore 1972After 1984(?)Partner 
Item 19 of 20William David LambBefore 1975 *After 1979Partner 
Item 20 of 20John Geoffrey BarghBefore 1975After 1980Partner 

* 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 95 193 houses, GrangepansBo'ness / Borrowstouness West LothianScotland 
Item 2 of 95 Community or Recreation CentreBo'ness /Borrowstouness West LothianScotland 
Item 3 of 95 Post Office Telephone Engineering Centre  GlasgowScotland 
Item 4 of 95 Teesside General HospitalStockton-on-Tees Cleveland (North Yorkshire)EnglandPhase I
Item 5 of 951957Goodlyburn Junior Secondary SchoolPerth PerthshireScotland 
Item 6 of 9522 February 1957St Mary's Roman Catholic SchoolBo'ness / Borrowstouness West LothianScotlandAddition reported
Item 7 of 9526 April 1957Paisley Technical SchoolPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandwon competition (prize ₤1500) and secured job with project numbered 93, per Builder p760
Item 8 of 95November 1957(?)Leith Fort HousingLeith EdinburghScotlandspecial mention - per Builder 31 January 1958 p214
Item 9 of 951958Woodcroft Telephone Exchange  EdinburghScotlandWorking drawings only
Item 10 of 9510 January 1958SchoolStirling StirlingshireScotlandas architect
Item 11 of 951959Camelon High SchoolFalkirk StirlingshireScotlandCurtain wall additions to N & E
Item 12 of 951959Denny High SchoolDenny StirlingshireScotland 
Item 13 of 951959Grangemouth Housing competitionGrangemouth StirlingshireScotlandCompetition design - entry commended
Item 14 of 951959Napier Technical College  EdinburghScotland 
Item 15 of 959 January 1959Deaf and Dumb InstituteLangside GlasgowScotland2nd award in competition for new college - see details under 'construction/design events'
Item 16 of 956 November 1959Houses at Old Rows, StoneyburnStoneyburn West LothianScotlandaccepting applications for various contracts per Builder p601
Item 17 of 951960sLeith PoorhouseLeith EdinburghScotlandPost war alterations and discreet new buildings.
Item 18 of 951960Calderhead Junior Secondary School, ShottsShotts LanarkshireScotlandRemodelling and extensions
Item 19 of 951960Western General Hospital, Teaching and Research block  EdinburghScotlandextension - as part of 20m. teaching hospital and medical centre development scheme in Scotland per Builder p1004
Item 20 of 95October 1960Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, heart and lung theatres  EdinburghScotland 
Item 21 of 951961Couper Street housing (Thomas Fraser Court and John Russell Court)Leith EdinburghScotland 
Item 22 of 951961Gordon BarracksOld Machar AberdeenScotlandReconstruction
Item 23 of 951961Technical College, BathgateBathgate West LothianScotland 
Item 24 of 951961Thurso Technical CollegeThurso CaithnessScotland 
Item 25 of 9521 April 1961Hotel, KirkcaldyKirkcaldy FifeScotlandper Builder p780
Item 26 of 9522 December 1961Gracemount Housing Estate  EdinburghScotlandresponsible for Siporex houses per Builder p1205
Item 27 of 951962Linksview House and other housing, Giles Street and Coltfield LaneLeith EdinburghScotland1972 Plans for Phase III submitted by Alison & Hutchison & Partners
Item 28 of 951962Paisley College of TechnologyPaisley RenfrewshireScotland1st prize in competition
Item 29 of 951963City Hospital, Ear Nose and Throat Department  EdinburghScotland 
Item 30 of 951963Elsie Inglis Memorial Hospital  EdinburghScotlandNew maternity unit, isolation unit, stores and staff quarters
Item 31 of 951963Housing, Cables WyndLeith EdinburghScotland 
Item 32 of 951963Technical CollegeGalashiels SelkirkshireScotlandNew College to replace the 1908-9 buildings
Item 33 of 951963Windyknowe Primary SchoolBathgate West LothianScotland 
Item 34 of 951964Housing development, GrahamsdykeBo'ness (Borrowstouness) West LothianScotland 
Item 35 of 951964Office Block for British Hydrocarbon Chemicals Ltd, GrangemouthGrangemouth StirlingshireScotlandAggregate-clad block
Item 36 of 951964Tolbooth Wynd housingLeith EdinburghScotland 
Item 37 of 95July 1964221 houses, 3rd developmentBlackburn West LothianScotland 
Item 38 of 951965College of Domestic ScienceClermiston EdinburghScotlandCommended in competition
Item 39 of 951965Lynebank Mental HospitalDunfermline FifeScotland 
Item 40 of 951965St Gabriel's RC ChurchPrestonpans East LothianScotland 
Item 41 of 95April 1965Western General Hospital, teaching unit  EdinburghScotland 
Item 42 of 95July 1965250 units of married soldiers' quarters  EdinburghScotland 
Item 43 of 951966Broxburn AcademyBroxburn West LothianScotland 
Item 44 of 951966Telford College  EdinburghScotland 
Item 45 of 951967158 houses, The MingleBo'ness / Borrowstouness West LothianScotland 
Item 46 of 951968Cardonald College of Technology  GlasgowScotland 
Item 47 of 951968Craigmount High SchoolCorstorphine EdinburghScotland 
Item 48 of 951968St Andrews RC ChurchLivingston West LothianScotland 
Item 49 of 95After 1968Local Authority HousingBellshill LanarkshireScotland 
Item 50 of 95After 1968Local Authority housing, LindamsUddingston LanarkshireScotland 
Item 51 of 95After 1968Private Hotels  FifeScotland 
Item 52 of 951969Craig Phadrig HospitalInverness Inverness-shireScotland 
Item 53 of 951969Craigcrook Castle, walled garden, office block  EdinburghScotland 
Item 54 of 951969Elgin AcademyElgin MorayshireScotlandNew Technical College built in grounds of old Academy.
Item 55 of 951969Indoor Swimming PoolKirkcaldy FifeScotlandlisted as architects in 1961 per Builder p780
Item 56 of 951969Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion  EdinburghScotland 
Item 57 of 951969Stewartfield housing schemeBroxburn West LothianScotland 
Item 58 of 951969Teesside County Borough PolytechnicMiddlesborough Cleveland (North Yorkshire)England 
Item 59 of 95Early 1960sKirkgate Housing, Phases I, II and IIILeith Edinburgh, MidlothianScotlandAll three phases
Item 60 of 951970sHousing  GlasgowScotlandRehabilitation
Item 61 of 951970s(?)John Ogilvie High SchoolHamilton LanarkshireScotland 
Item 62 of 951970sPolice headquartersMotherwell LanarkshireScotland 
Item 63 of 951970sPolice headquartersLivingston West LothianScotland 
Item 64 of 951970sSheltered housingLeven FifeScotland 
Item 65 of 951970sSheltered housingWhitburn West LothianScotland 
Item 66 of 951970sSheltered housingMusselburgh MidlothianScotland 
Item 67 of 951970sSheltered housingStrathaven LanarkshireScotland 
Item 68 of 951970sSwimming pool Jedburgh RoxburghshireScotland 
Item 69 of 951970sSwimming poolSelkirk SelkirkshireScotland 
Item 70 of 951970sTelephone engineering centre  GlasgowScotland 
Item 71 of 951970sTown planning studyBo'ness / Borrowstouness West LothianScotland 
Item 72 of 951970s(?)WarehousesLanark LanarkshireScotland 
Item 73 of 951970sWarehousesAlexandria DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 74 of 951970166 houses, Bo'mains housing estate (North)Bo'ness / Borroustouness West LothianScotland 
Item 75 of 951970323 housesStewarton  Scotland 
Item 76 of 951970446 houses, PoltonhallLasswade MidlothianScotland 
Item 77 of 95197067 houses, Bo'mains (East)Bo'ness / Borrowstouness West LothianScotland 
Item 78 of 951970Borrowstoun housing schemeBo'ness / Borrowstouness West LothianScotland 
Item 79 of 95c. 1970Chalmers Hospital  EdinburghScotlandAdditions and alterations and new GP Unit
Item 80 of 95c. 1970City Hospital, boiler house  EdinburghScotland 
Item 81 of 95c. 1970Deaconess Hospital  EdinburghScotlandOutpatients department added
Item 82 of 95c. 1970Teesside General HospitalStockton-on-Tees Cleveland (North Yorkshire)EnglandPhase 2
Item 83 of 951971Bo'ness Public SchoolBo'ness / Borrowstouness West LothianScotlandExtension
Item 84 of 951972St Ambrose RC High SchoolCoatbridge LanarkshireScotland 
Item 85 of 951973Sheltered housing  DundeeScotland 
Item 86 of 951975Calderhead Junior Secondary School, ShottsShotts LanarkshireScotlandNew building added
Item 87 of 95After 1975Housing for Glasgow District Council  GlasgowScotland 
Item 88 of 95After 1975Housing for Hamilton District CouncilHamilton LanarkshireScotland 
Item 89 of 95After 1975Housing for Lanark District CouncilLanark LanarkshireScotland 
Item 90 of 95Before 1975Sport & Leisure CentreBo'ness / Borrowstouness West LothianScotland 
Item 91 of 95c. 1975AcademyBlackburn West LothianScotland 
Item 92 of 951978Salmon CourtBo'ness (Borrowstouness) Wset LothianScotland 
Item 93 of 951981Bo'ness Health CentreBo'ness (Borrowstouness) StirlingshireScotland 
Item 94 of 95Before 1981Esk Valley Technical College, LugtonLugton, Dalkeith MidlothianScotlandExtensions?
Item 95 of 95Before 1981Sheltered housingBo'ness / Borrowstouness West LothianScotland 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architectural practice:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p551
Item 2 of 5Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdp18 Paisley Technical College
Item 3 of 5Glendinning, Miles and Muthesius, Stefan1994Tower Block: Modern Public Housing in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland Yale University Press: New Haven and Londonp202, p367: Gracemount
p322, p380 Gazetteer 2: John Russell Court
Item 4 of 5Municipal Annual1964Scottish Municipal Annual1964-1965  
Item 5 of 5Walker, Frank Arneil1986South Clyde Estuary: An Illustrated Architectural Guide to Inverclyde and Renfrew  p16

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architectural practice:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder31 January 1958  'Housing Development, Leith Fort, Edinburgh,' pp214-223

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architectural practice:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A no16693, F no7148 (Combined Box 176)