Basic Biographical Details

Name: Morris & Steedman
Designation: Architectural practice
Started: 1957
Ended:  
Bio Notes:  

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 137-38, Young Street Lane North, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessBefore 1964After 1970 

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 3James Shepherd Morris1957 Partner 
Item 2 of 3Robert Russell Steedman1957 Partner 
Item 3 of 3Gordon Jamieson Lusk1979 *After 1994Architect 

* 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 70 Caravan Site, Yellowcraig, DiretonYellowcraig, Direton East LothianScotland 
Item 2 of 70(?)Esso Motor HotelErskine RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 3 of 70 Oil Tank FarmDalmeny EdinburghScotlandLandscaping to conceal oil storage tanks.
Item 4 of 701955Avisfield  EdinburghScotland 
Item 5 of 701958Wilson HouseLasswade MidlothianScotland 
Item 6 of 70196065-67 Ravelston Dykes Road  EdinburghScotland 
Item 7 of 701960Craigleith House  EdinburghScotlandAlterations and additions
Item 8 of 701960Princess Margaret Rose Hospital (included clinical and nurses' training unit)  EdinburghScotlandAdditions, including Clinical Unit, lecture theatre and prosthetic department
Item 9 of 701960Sillitto House  EdinburghScotland 
Item 10 of 701961Berry House  EdinburghScotland 
Item 11 of 701961Cheyne HouseNorth Berwick East LothianScotland 
Item 12 of 701961House, St Thomas RoadGrange EdinburghScotland 
Item 13 of 701961Tigh-na-UisgeKilchrenan ArgyllScotland 
Item 14 of 701962Holden HouseEast Kilbride LanarkshireScotland 
Item 15 of 701963Carron House  EdinburghScotland 
Item 16 of 701963Police StationLiberton Dams EdinburghScotland 
Item 17 of 701964Avisfield  EdinburghScotlandFurther work - bedroom wing extension and later alteration to the garage
Item 18 of 701964Calderstone HouseEast Kilbride LanarkshireScotland 
Item 19 of 701964Marchwell Silverburn MidlothianScotland 
Item 20 of 701964MeadowlandPerth PerthshireScotland 
Item 21 of 701964The QuarryGullane East LothianScotland 
Item 22 of 7019661 Glenlockhart Bank  EdinburghScotland 
Item 23 of 701966University of Edinburgh, Student Centre  EdinburghScotland 
Item 24 of 701966University of Stirling, Nuffield Staff HousesStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 25 of 701966University of Stirling, Nuffield Staff HousesStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 26 of 701966University of Stirling, Nuffield Staff HousesStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 27 of 701967University of Stirling, Principal's HouseStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 28 of 701968Esso Motor Hotel  EdinburghScotlandIncluded landscaping
Item 29 of 701968MinakiNorth Berwick East LothianScotland 
Item 30 of 701969Bush House, Institute of Terrestrial Ecology  MidlothianScotland 
Item 31 of 701969Christian Salvesen Offices  EdinburghScotland 
Item 32 of 70Late 1960sFlats  EdinburghScotland 
Item 33 of 701970sBraefoot Sheel Expro and Esso Chemical buildingsBraefoot FifeScotland 
Item 34 of 701970Crest HotelErskine RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 35 of 701970University of Strathclyde, Wolfson Centre (Bio-Engineering Building)  GlasgowScotland 
Item 36 of 701970Villa, 18a Queen's CrescentNewington EdinburghScotland 
Item 37 of 70c. 1970House for Peter BalfourHumbie East LothianScotland 
Item 38 of 701971Almondell Footbridge, Almondell Country Park  West LothianScotland 
Item 39 of 701971Countryside Commission visitor centreBattleby PerthshireScotland 
Item 40 of 701971General Accident office  EdinburghScotland 
Item 41 of 701971Lin's MillKirkliston West LothianScotlandConversion to house
Item 42 of 701972Barend House and holiday cottagesSandyhills DumfriesshireScotland 
Item 43 of 701972Perth WaterworksPerth PerthshireScotlandConversion to tourist information centre
Item 44 of 701976137-138 Princes Street  EdinburghScotlandAlterations
Item 45 of 701976Macvitties Guest & Co / McVities Guest & Co shop and tea room  EdinburghScotlandFront wall taken down and rebuilt with new dormer
Item 46 of 701976MeadowlandPerth PerthshireScotlandAdditions
Item 47 of 701976Mossmorran, Shell office building and petrochemical worksMossmorran FifeScotlandOffice
Item 48 of 70c. 1976Holiday villageDalbeattie KirkcudbrightshireScotland 
Item 49 of 701977Gigha HotelArdminish ArgyllScotlandRear wings
Item 50 of 701977WoodcoteFala MidlothianScotlandBegun 1977
Item 51 of 701980Bush House, Institute of Terrestrial Ecology  MidlothianScotlandPitched roof added
Item 52 of 701981Mossmorran, Shell office building and petrochemical worksMossmorran FifeScotlandPetrochemical works, administration building, including landscaping around complex
Item 53 of 70Before 1981Balerno village centreBalerno EdinburghScotlandRestoration and pedestrianisation of village in particular the Conservation Area
Item 54 of 70Before 1981Housing developments for Bovis   Scotland 
Item 55 of 70Before 1981IBM office  GlasgowScotlandInterior design and layout
Item 56 of 701982Peebles Swimming PoolPeebles    
Item 57 of 701984Dental Hospital  EdinburghScotlandProposed
Item 58 of 701986St Leonard's School for Girls, Music SchoolSt Andrews Fife  
Item 59 of 701988Muir of BleboBlebocraigs FifeScotland 
Item 60 of 701990sFlats, St Patrick's Square  EdinburghScotland 
Item 61 of 701990sHouse for Mr and Mrs Robin Young  EdinburghScotland 
Item 62 of 701990sHouse for the Earl of Haddo  AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 63 of 701990sScotland's Lighthouse MuseumFraserburgh AberdeenshireScotlandReconstruction from ruined lighthouse
Item 64 of 701990s(?)St Leonard's School, 6th Form HouseSt Andrews Fife  
Item 65 of 701990sTaychreggan HotelLoch Awe Argyll Scotland 
Item 66 of 701990sThainstone, officesInverurie AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 67 of 701994House of FormartineHaddo AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 68 of 701995Kinnaird Head Castle and LighthouseKinnaird Head AberdeenshireScotlandMuseum of Scottish Lighthouses
Item 69 of 701997Garvald Home FarmGarvald West LothianScotlandAlterations and additions
Item 70 of 702004Corrour  Inverness-shireScotlandComplex of ancillary buildings refurnished or rebuilt (s of Lodge)

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  p585
Item 2 of 5Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdp32, p160 Avisfield
p115-124 Chapters 'The Censorship of Neglect: Morris & Steedman's Private Houses' and 'Morris & Steedman and the 'Small Scottish House''
Item 3 of 5Municipal Annual1964Scottish Municipal Annual1964-1965  
Item 4 of 5Walker, Frank Arneil1986South Clyde Estuary: An Illustrated Architectural Guide to Inverclyde and Renfrew  p103
Item 5 of 5Willis, Peter1977New architecture in Scotland  p14-15, p18-21 Principal's House
p15, p17 Countryside Commission visitor centre
p17 Countryside Commission Centre
p42-3 University of Edinburgh Student Centre
p24-7 Private House - James Shepherd Morris

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architectural practice:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 10Architects Journal28 January 1960   
Item 2 of 10Architectural DesignJanuary 1962  pp36-38. Discusses Morris & Steedman offcie, Sillitto House and Wilson House.
Item 3 of 10Architectural Heritage Soc of Scotland Magazine2010   
Item 4 of 10Architectural RecordJanuary 1966  p149 onwards ('Six houses from abroad')
Item 5 of 10Cockburn Magazine2004Spring p40
Item 6 of 10Prospect 124 'Morris & Steedman: Clarity of Intent: City Homes 1952-1970')
Item 7 of 10RIAS Annual Report   Date unclear. Award to Robert Steedman.
Item 8 of 10Scottish Field2007  p10 (letter)
Item 9 of 10Scottish FieldFebruary 2007  pp56-63 ('In retrospect' by Katherine Kilgour).
Item 10 of 10Scottish Word1992Feb-Apr pp36-7