Basic Biographical Details

Name: Albert Heasman
Designation: Architect
Born: 1930
Bio Notes: Albert Heasman was elected ARIBA in 1960 and ARIAS in 1963. He was living and perhaps working in East Kilbride, Lanarkshire in about 1963 or 1964. He joined Covell Matthews & Partners in 1968 as Director, working in the office in Glasgow. He remained with the practice until at least 1987. He does not appear in the Directory of 1994.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 32, Spiers Road, Kessington, Bearsden, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate1963  
Item 2 of 319, Deveron Road, Calderwood, East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, ScotlandPrivatec. 1964After 1970 
Item 3 of 314, St Vincent Place, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness1979 *After 1990 

* 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 3Covell Matthews & Partners1968 Director 
Item 2 of 3Covell Matthews Partnership Scotland1970s Partner 
Item 3 of 3Covell 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 341961University of Glasgow buildings  GlasgowScotland 
Item 2 of 341963University of Strathclyde, library  GlasgowScotlandTeaching accommodation and library
Item 3 of 341965Little Boghead area housing developmentBathgate West LothianScotland 
Item 4 of 341966Petersburn developmentAirdrie LanarkshireScotlandMaster and zoning plans
Item 5 of 341966Warehouse, Dundas Street and Eyre Place  EdinburghScotland 
Item 6 of 341966Whitehill Industrial EstateBathgate West LothianScotland 
Item 7 of 341967Petersburn developmentAirdrie LanarkshireScotlandLarge area of Local Authority housing built. Shops and offices built 1970.
Item 8 of 341967Stepps recreation centreStepps GlasgowScotlandScheme drawn up
Item 9 of 341969Haymarket HouseHaymarket EdinburghScotland 
Item 10 of 341970Bonded warehouse and distribution centreCumbernauld LanarkshireScotlandIn charge of the Glasgow office
Item 11 of 341970Douglas Telephone Exchange  GlasgowScotlandRebuilding?
Item 12 of 341970Hunterston Planning EnquiryHunterston AyrshireScotlandReport prepared
Item 13 of 341970Linfern Telephone Exchange  GlasgowScotland 
Item 14 of 341970University of Strathclyde, library  GlasgowScotlandExtension to library and exhibition hall
Item 15 of 341971Our Lady of Good Aid RC ChurchMotherwell LanarkshireScotlandAlterations?
Item 16 of 341971University of Strathclyde, hostels  GlasgowScotland 
Item 17 of 341972Shops and officesPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 18 of 341972Warehouse for Storage & Warehouse Co. Ltd  West LothianScotlandMay have been involved - in charge of the Glasgow office
Item 19 of 341973Telephone House  EdinburghScotland 
Item 20 of 341973University of Strathclyde, Collins Building  GlasgowScotland 
Item 21 of 341974Blackwood's office, George Street  EdinburghScotlandAlterations including removal of original decoration
Item 22 of 341975Hanover Street, north section, west side  EdinburghScotland 
Item 23 of 341975Office Development, Hanover Street  Edinburgh Partner in Edinburgh office at this date.
Item 24 of 34197621 St Andrew Square  EdinburghScotlandInternal alterations to form offices for IBM.
Item 25 of 341976Colonial Life Assurance Co  EdinburghScotlandInternal alterations to form offices for IBM.
Item 26 of 341976R & R Clark's Printing Office  EdinburghScotlandLarge office block added at rear.
Item 27 of 341978119 George Street  EdinburghScotlandGround floor shop demolished and building restored
Item 28 of 341978Commercial developmentDunfermline FifeScotland 
Item 29 of 341978Office block, Commercial StreetLeith EdinburghScotland 
Item 30 of 341979The Mall shopping centre  AberdeenScotland 
Item 31 of 34Late 1970sIndustrial Estate  EdinburghScotland 
Item 32 of 34Late 1970sOffices for the Bank of Scotland  EdinburghScotland 
Item 33 of 34Late 1970sRestaurant and offices for SSEB  EdinburghScotland 
Item 34 of 34c. 1980Offices for IBM  EdinburghScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 5Bailey, Rebecca M1996Scottish architects' papers: a source book Edinburgh: The Rutland Pressp143
Item 2 of 5RIBA1964The RIBA Kalendar 1963-64   
Item 3 of 5RIBA1979Directory of members   
Item 4 of 5RIBA1987RIBA Directory of Members 1987   
Item 5 of 5RIBA1990RIBA Directory of Members   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIAS, Rutland SquareRecords of membership