Basic Biographical Details

Name: Campbell & Arnott
Designation: Architectural practice
Started: 1962
Bio Notes: The practice of Campbell & Arnott was begun in 1962 or 1963 by Bill Campbell and Ian Emslie Arnott with an office in Haddington. In the later 1960s they moved to Queen Street in Edinburgh and then subsequently to Dublin Street and in 1975 to 6 Albany Lane. By 1980 they had offices in Strathclyde and Westminster, the latter in association with Ian Hodgson, London.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 4Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland    
Item 2 of 4Queen Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessLate 1960s  
Item 3 of 45, Dublin Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness1970 * Still given as address in 1975
Item 4 of 44 or 6, Albany Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness1975  

* 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 12Graham Tristram  Partner(?) 
Item 2 of 12Allan Whitehead  Partner 
Item 3 of 12Arnie Dunn  Partner 
Item 4 of 12Anthony Rochmankowski 1992Architect 
Item 5 of 12William ('Bill') David Campbell1962 Partner 
Item 6 of 12John ('Ian') Emslie Arnott1963 Partner 
Item 7 of 12Douglas Philip Jarvie LairdBefore 19701980sPartner 
Item 8 of 12William Hugh MacKenzie Smallc. 1970 Partner 
Item 9 of 12Christopher Thomas Butler-ColeBefore 1975(?)After 1980(?)Partner 
Item 10 of 12Alexander Weatherhead1980 * Partner 
Item 11 of 12J J ArmitageEarly 1980s Architect 
Item 12 of 12Alan Robinson1990s Partner 

* 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 31 Amalgamated Engineering Union HeadquartersPeckham LondonEngland 
Item 2 of 311960sHardgateHaddington East LothianScotlandRestoration
Item 3 of 311960sKirklandsDunbar East LothianScotlandAlterations? Conversion to care home?
Item 4 of 311961Amisfield Mains development  East LothianScotland 
Item 5 of 311962Caird's Row HousingMusselburgh East Lothian  
Item 6 of 311962Kinloch HouseHaddington East LothianScotlandRestoration
Item 7 of 311963Arnott HouseGifford East LothianScotland 
Item 8 of 311963Housing behind High Street, near Ross's CloseHaddington East LothianScotland 
Item 9 of 311964Mitchell's CloseHaddington East LothianScotlandRestoration
Item 10 of 31196710 CLASP schools   Scotland 
Item 11 of 311968Walker's of Leith Sawmill, officeRestalrig EdinburghScotland 
Item 12 of 311969Denny High SchoolDenny StirlingshireScotlandNE and NW additions
Item 13 of 31Late 1960sRoss's CloseHaddington East LothianScotlandRestoration
Item 14 of 311970Castellan LibraryDunbar East LothianScotlandRestoration
Item 15 of 31Late 1970sWestern Isles Arts and Cultural CentreStornoway Ross and CromartyScotlandProposal - not carried out
Item 16 of 311980Kingsburgh Gardens HousingEast Linton East LothianScotland 
Item 17 of 311980New Town, various properties  EdinburghScotlandRestoration
Item 18 of 311982Botanical Gardens, pavilionInverleith EdinburghScotland 
Item 19 of 311983Old Town HallStornowayLewisRoss and CromartyScotlandOriginal proposal to develop buildings as cultural centre not proceeded with. Conservation and repairs carried out.
Item 20 of 311985Edinburgh Solicitors Property Centre  EdinburghScotland 
Item 21 of 311985Lammermuir HouseDunbar East LothianScotland 
Item 22 of 311987Dunbar Parish ChurchDunbar East LothianScotlandRestoration
Item 23 of 311989Saltire Court  EdinburghScotlandWon competition and secured job
Item 24 of 311990sEdinburgh Park business park  EdinburghScotland 
Item 25 of 311990Parkgate CourtAlloa ClackmannanshireScotland 
Item 26 of 31199218 house units and one shopCanongate EdinburghScotland 
Item 27 of 311992(?)The Park, residential housing  EdinburghScotland 
Item 28 of 31Early 1990sGeorge Watson's Technology Centre  EdinburghScotland 
Item 29 of 31c. 2000St Giles Cathedral  EdinburghScotlandDesign of new organ
Item 30 of 312004Springfield Medical CentreArbroath AngusScotland 
Item 31 of 312006University of Dundee, Dalhousie Building  DundeeScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architectural practice:
Item 1 of 3Bailey, Rebecca M1996Scottish architects' papers: a source book Edinburgh: The Rutland Pressp126
Item 2 of 3RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 3 of 3RIBA1980Directory of Practices 1980   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architectural practice:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Architects Journal29 April 1992  "A new building that takes on Edinburgh's weighty historic reputation and survives" article by Catherine Slessor
Item 2 of 5Glasgow Herald16 October 1991  p8
Item 3 of 5Scotland on Sunday9 October 1988  "Majestic Plan for a Notorious Hole" article by Charles McKean
Item 4 of 5Sunday Times, Scotland24 November 1991  "Elegant Filling for Edinburgh's Notorious Hole" article written by Allan Massie
Item 5 of 5The Guardian13 August 1992  "Moving Down a Stage" article by Deyan Sudjic