Basic Biographical Details

Name: Burke Martin Partnership (or Ian Burke, Hugh Martin & Partners)
Designation: Architectural practice
Started: 1958
Ended: 1969
Bio Notes: In 1958, Ian Burke and Hugh Martin went into partnership as the Burke Martin Partnership (sometimes referred to as Ian Burke, Martin & Partners). This was dissolved in 1969.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3London, EnglandBusiness  Burke
Item 2 of 31, Park Circus Place, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness1964 *  
Item 3 of 311, South Tay Street, Dundee, ScotlandBusiness1964 * Martin

* 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 9Alastair David Lamond   ArchitectLater partner
Item 2 of 9Hugh Harold Martin19581969Partner 
Item 3 of 9Ian David Burke19581969Partner 
Item 4 of 9Alexander Berry Anderson1960s1970sArchitect 
Item 5 of 9Alastair Ross1960s1970Draughtsman 
Item 6 of 9Ronald McDonald Malcolm1966 Senior Architect 
Item 7 of 9Malcolm Irvine Arthur1967 Architect 
Item 8 of 9Ian Gordon Cook19681969  
Item 9 of 9Ronald ('Ron') Scott SutherlandBefore 19691969  

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 241961Overgate redevelopment  DundeeScotland 
Item 2 of 241962Arran MallAyr AyrshireScotland 
Item 3 of 241962University of Dundee, Union Building  DundeeScotland 
Item 4 of 24196343-51 High Street Falkirk West LothianScotland 
Item 5 of 241963Belville Street HousingGreenock RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 6 of 241963Building for YMCA with shops below  AberdeenScotland 
Item 7 of 241963Development with shops, Bridge StreetInverness Inverness-shireScotland 
Item 8 of 241963Showroom for SMT  DundeeScotland 
Item 9 of 241964Erskine House  EdinburghScotland 
Item 10 of 241964Shops and Stores, Stirling  StirlingScotland 
Item 11 of 241964Shops and Supermarket, Alloway StreetAyr AyrshireScotland 
Item 12 of 241964St James Centre and Government Offices  EdinburghScotlandCompleted by Hugh Martin after practice split in 1969
Item 13 of 241965Commercial developmentGorbals GlasgowScotland 
Item 14 of 241965Kirkgate HouseLeith EdinburghScotland 
Item 15 of 241965Netherkirkgate Shopping CentreLeith EdinburghScotland 
Item 16 of 241965Scotrail House  GlasgowScotland 
Item 17 of 24April 1965Four tower blocks, Maxwelltown CDAHilltown DundeeScotland 
Item 18 of 248 July 1966Commercial College, Constitution Road, Dundee  Dundee, AngusScotlandListed as Ian Burke, Martin & Partners
Item 19 of 241967Commercial development, Brandon StreetMotherwell LanarkshireScotlandDesigned and built while the practice was operating as such.
Item 20 of 241967Glasgow College of Technology  GlasgowScotlandWest wing added
Item 21 of 241967Motherwell CrossMotherwell LanarkshireScotland 
Item 22 of 241967Motherwell Town Centre redevelopment, including Brandon TowerMotherwell LanarkshireScotland 
Item 23 of 241969Multi-storey housing, Upper Denburn CDA I  AberdeenScotland 
Item 24 of 24Mid 1960sMulti-storey car park, site of Old Black's BuildingsDenburn AberdeenScotlandScheme begun by this practice


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architectural practice:
Item 1 of 5Bailey, Rebecca M1996Scottish architects' papers: a source book Edinburgh: The Rutland PressP129
Item 2 of 5Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdp33 Photograph of St James Centre under construction
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 LondonMaxwelltown: p241, p367
Item 4 of 5Municipal Annual1964Scottish Municipal Annual1964-1965  
Item 5 of 5RCAHMS1992Dundee on Record RCAHMSOvergate redevelopment - artists's impression of Phase III (c.1965) p66

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architectural practice:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder28 August 1964  p454
Item 2 of 3Builder25 June 1965  p1421
Item 3 of 3Building19 January 1968  p156

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architectural practice:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1North Lanarkshire County Archive, CumbernauldMotherwell Dean of Guild Records Motherwell Cross plans dated 1967, approval by Dean of Guild Court of the Burgh of Motherwell & Wishaw stamped 1967.