Basic Biographical Details

Name: John Robert Glamis Wheatley
Designation: Architect
Born: 1930
Bio Notes: John Robert Glamis Wheatley studied for the degree of BArch in Manchester. He was elected ARIBA in 1959 and joined Covell Matthews & Partners by 1963. He became a director in 1966. By 1979 he had a teacing post at Birmingham School of Architecture, College of Art. He would appear to have retired by 1987.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 37/11, Lexington Street, London, EnglandBusinessc. 1964  
Item 2 of 3Birmingham School of Architecture, College of Art, Gosta Green, Birmingham, EnglandBusiness1979  
Item 3 of 3Orchard House, Knighton on Teme, Tenbury Well, Worcestershire, EnglandPrivate1987 *  

* 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 2Covell Matthews & Partners1966 DirectorHis stay may have been short-lived as he does not appear in the RIBA Directory of 1970. He was based in London.
Item 2 of 2Covell Matthews Partnership1970s Partner 

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 261963University of Strathclyde, library  GlasgowScotlandTeaching accommodation and library
Item 2 of 261965University of Strathclyde, Livingston Tower  GlasgowScotland 
Item 3 of 261966Northern Co-operative Society Buildings  AberdeenScotland 
Item 4 of 261966Warehouse, Dundas Street and Eyre Place  EdinburghScotland 
Item 5 of 261966Whitehill Industrial EstateBathgate West LothianScotland 
Item 6 of 261967Petersburn developmentAirdrie LanarkshireScotlandLarge area of Local Authority housing built. Shops and offices built 1970.
Item 7 of 261969Haymarket HouseHaymarket EdinburghScotland 
Item 8 of 261969Shops for the Northern Co-operative Society  AberdeenScotlandConversions- Represented Scottish interests in the London office
Item 9 of 261970Bonded warehouse and distribution centreCumbernauld LanarkshireScotlandRepresented Scottish interests in the London office
Item 10 of 261970Douglas Telephone Exchange  GlasgowScotlandRebuilding?
Item 11 of 261970Linfern Telephone Exchange  GlasgowScotland 
Item 12 of 26c. 1970Offices for the British Match Corporation  EdinburghScotlandRepresented Scottish interests in the London office
Item 13 of 261971Residence for the National Trust for ScotlandCrathes AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 14 of 261971Sheet Metal Works for Cosalt Ltd  AberdeenScotland 
Item 15 of 261972Shops and officesPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 16 of 261972Uberior House  EdinburghScotlandRepresented Scottish interests in the London office
Item 17 of 261972Warehouse for Storage & Warehouse Co. Ltd  West LothianScotlandRepresented Scottish interests in the London office
Item 18 of 261973Guild Street redevelopment, Phase I  AberdeenScotland 
Item 19 of 261973Hopetoun Telephone Exchange  West LothianScotlandRepresented Scottish interests in the London office
Item 20 of 261973Housing and hotelNorth Queensferry FifeScotlandRepresented Scottish interests in the London office
Item 21 of 261973Offices for Berkeley Consultants  AberdeenScotland 
Item 22 of 261973Private housingMilltimber AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 23 of 261973Shopping development, Princes Street  EdinburghScotlandRepresented Scottish interests in the London office
Item 24 of 261973University of Strathclyde, Collins Building  GlasgowScotland 
Item 25 of 261974Regional office of the Continental Illinois National Banks and Trust Co. of Chicago  EdinburghScotlandRepresented Scottish interests in the London office
Item 26 of 261975University of Strathclyde, University Centre  GlasgowScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 4Bailey, Rebecca M1996Scottish architects' papers: a source book Edinburgh: The Rutland Pressp143
Item 2 of 4RIBA1964The RIBA Kalendar 1963-64   
Item 3 of 4RIBA1979Directory of members   
Item 4 of 4RIBA1994A Directory of RIBA Members