Basic Biographical Details

Name: Robert Robertson
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: Robert Robertson studied at Glasgow School of Art. He was admitted ARIBA and ARIAS in 1953. He was taken in as partner into the James Davidson & Son practice at some point before 1970. He retired in 1993.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 621, York Drive, Burnside, Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, ScotlandPrivate1950After 1953 
Item 2 of 631, Cramond Street, Oatlands, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness1955  
Item 3 of 682, Dundee Drive, Cardonald, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate1960  
Item 4 of 6Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, ScotlandPrivate/businessc. 1960  
Item 5 of 614, Sinclair Drive, Drumpellier, Lanarkshire, ScotlandPrivate(?)c. 1964  
Item 6 of 625, Dunbeath Avenue, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, ScotlandPrivate1970 *  

* 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 1James Davidson & Son1960After 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 291960Housing, HolehillsAirdrie LanarskshireScotland 
Item 2 of 29Before 1960St Mark's ChurchWishaw LanarkshireScotland 
Item 3 of 291963Church, BurnheadUddingston LanarkshireScotland 
Item 4 of 291964GP Maternity UnitEast Kilbride LanarkshireScotland 
Item 5 of 291964GP Maternity UnitCoatbridge LanarkshireScotland 
Item 6 of 291964GP Maternity UnitDuntocher DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 7 of 291964GP Maternity UnitGreenock RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 8 of 291965Broomknoll Free Church (and hall)Airdrie LanarkshireScotlandHall added
Item 9 of 291965Factory for J Dick (Engineering) LtdCoatbridge LanarkshireScotland 
Item 10 of 291965Royal Bank of ScotlandAirdrie LanarkshireScotlandReconstruction
Item 11 of 29After 1965Shop development for Granada Group LtdAirdrie LanarkshireScotland 
Item 12 of 29After 1965Works Department for the Burgh of AirdrieAirdrie LanarkshireScotland 
Item 13 of 291966Office for Pearl AssuranceKilmarnock AyrshireScotland 
Item 14 of 291966Office for Pearl AssuranceSaltcoats AyrshireScotland 
Item 15 of 291966Office for Pearl AssurancePrestwick AyrshreScotland 
Item 16 of 291966Swimming BathsGreenock RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 17 of 291968Clydesdale BankCoatbridge LanarkshireScotlandReconstruction
Item 18 of 291968Multi-storey redevelopment with 600 housesCoatbridge LanarkshireScotland 
Item 19 of 291969Housing redevelopment, Rosehill Brickworks siteCoatbridge LanarkshireScotland 
Item 20 of 291969Housing, East Raw siteCoatbridge LanarkshireScotland 
Item 21 of 291969Shops and office precinctCoatbridge LanarkshireScotland 
Item 22 of 291970Airdrie Savings BankShotts LanarkshireScotland 
Item 23 of 291970Commercial Pearl Assurance officeAlloa ClackmannanshireScotland 
Item 24 of 291970Commercial Pearl Assurance Office  GlasgowScotland 
Item 25 of 291970St Columba's ChurchAirdrie LanarkshireScotland 
Item 26 of 291970The Glen HotelNewtonmore Inverness-shireScotland 
Item 27 of 291972Environmental improvementsCoaatbridge LanarkshireScotland 
Item 28 of 291972Public house for A Carson & SonsCoatbridge LanarkshireScotland 
Item 29 of 291975Jackson Parish Church, PetersburnAirdrie LanarkshireScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 4Bailey, Rebecca M1996Scottish architects' papers: a source book Edinburgh: The Rutland Pressp121
Item 2 of 4RIBA1964The RIBA Kalendar 1963-64   
Item 3 of 4RIBA1986RIBA Directory of Members 1986   
Item 4 of 4RIBA1994A 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