Basic Biographical Details

Name: Eric William Hargreaves
Born: 4 March 1927
Died: March 2019
Bio Notes: Eric William Hargreaves was elected a student member of the RIBA in 1949. He studied at the School of Art in Glasgow, his DA being later converted to a BArch at the University of Strathclyde. He was admitted ARIBA in 1953 and ARIASS in 1955. He was taken into partnership by Boswell Mitchell & Johnston in 1961. He retired in 1987.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 5167, Somerville Drive, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate1950After 1955 
Item 2 of 514, Blairbeth Drive, GlasgowPrivate1960 *  
Item 3 of 5256, West George Street, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness1965 *  
Item 4 of 518, Woodlands Terrace, Glasgow, ScotlandBusinessBefore 1970 *After 1979 
Item 5 of 5Upper Flat/10, Dalziel Drive, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate1987 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1Boswell, Mitchell & Johnston19611987Partner 


RIBA Proposals

This proposed the following individuals for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 1Frank Campbell1964For Fellowship

Buildings and Designs

This 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 33 Eastmuir School  GlasgowScotland 
Item 2 of 33 Hamilton Teacher Training CollegeHamilton LanarkshireScotland 
Item 3 of 331950sAdult Occupational Centre for Clydebank BurghClydebank DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 4 of 331957Bonhill Parish ChurchBonhill DunbartonshireScotlandVestry added
Item 5 of 331960sCowlairs Industrial Estate for SIECCowlairs GlasgowScotland 
Item 6 of 331960sDistrict HospitalGreenock RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 7 of 331960sHousing at NorwoodBearsden GlasgowScotland 
Item 8 of 331960sMcLaren High SchoolPerth PerthshireScotland 
Item 9 of 331960sPort Glasgow High SchoolPort Glasgow RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 10 of 331960sQueenslie Industrial EstateQueenslie GlasgowScotlandFurther units built?
Item 11 of 331960sQueen's Park School  GlasgowScotland 
Item 12 of 331960sRenfrew High SchoolRenfrew RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 13 of 331960sSpecial SchoolBarlanark GlasgowScotland 
Item 14 of 331960sStudent residences for Craigie CollegeAyr AyrshireScotland 
Item 15 of 331960sStudent residences for Hamilton CollegeHamilton LanarkshireScotland 
Item 16 of 331960sStudent residences for the College of Education  AberdeenScotland 
Item 17 of 331960sTourist CentreBannockburn StirlingshireScotland 
Item 18 of 331960sUniversity of Glasgow, Microbiology Unit  GlasgowScotland 
Item 19 of 331960Woodside CDAWoodside GlasgowScotland 
Item 20 of 331961Block of Luxury FlatsKelvinside GlasgowScotland 
Item 21 of 331962Pollokshaws CDA Unit 2 housing, police station, library, schoolsPollokshaws GlasgowScotland 
Item 22 of 33c. 1964Premises of James Anderson & Co (Colours) Ltd, Hawkhead RoadPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandLaboratory building
Item 23 of 331966Borestone Development Scheme, Phase 2Bannockburn StirlingshireScotland 
Item 24 of 331968Perth Technical CollegePerth PerthshireScotlandBrahan Building
Item 25 of 331970Dumfries & Galloway Royal InfirmaryDumfries DumfriesshireScotland 
Item 26 of 331972Rutherglen Hospital and Health CentreRutherglen GlasgowScotland 
Item 27 of 331972St John's Court FlatsPartick Glasgow  
Item 28 of 331973Inchture Primary SchoolInchture PerthshireScotland 
Item 29 of 33Before 1975McLaren High SchoolCallander PerthshireScotland 
Item 30 of 33Before 1975Shop for MothercarePerth PerthshireScotland 
Item 31 of 33Before 1975Shop for MothercarePaisley RenfrewahireScotland 
Item 32 of 33Before 1975Shop for MothercareAyr AyrshireScotland 
Item 33 of 331977Inverclyde Royal Hospital  GlasgowScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 7Bailey, Rebecca M1996Scottish architects' papers: a source book Edinburgh: The Rutland Pressp142
Item 2 of 7Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdp29 Inverclyde Royal Hospital
p41 Photograph of Woodside Area B
p46 Pollokshaws CDA Unit 2 Photograph
Item 3 of 7Glendinning, Miles and Muthesius, Stefan1994Tower Block: Modern Public Housing in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland Yale University Press: New Haven and Londonp228 Pollokshaws CDA Unit 2
p381 Gazetteer 2
Item 4 of 7RIBA1954RIBA Kalendar 1953-54   
Item 5 of 7RIBA1965The RIBA Kalendar   
Item 6 of 7RIBA1979Directory of members   
Item 7 of 7RIBA1987RIBA Directory of Members 1987   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this :
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Builder3 February 1961  'New Partners' p243
Item 2 of 4Industrialised Building Systems and ComponentsOctober 1964  p71 Woodside CDA
Item 3 of 4InterbuildNovember 1961  p36-9 Pollokshaws CDA Unit 2
Item 4 of 4Official Architecture and PlanningMarch 1958  p126-9 Pollokshaws CDA Unit 2