Basic Biographical Details

Name: Hector William Morrison
Designation: Architect
Born: 1941
Bio Notes: Hector William Morrison studied for the diploma in architecture at Aberdeen and was elected ARIBA in 1966. He joined Covell Matthews & Partners in 1974 as director. He worked in the Aberdeen office from 1979 if not before. He was still in the practice in 1994.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 351, Clifton Road, Aberdeen, ScotlandPrivate1965 *  
Item 2 of 328, Marchburn Drive, Penicuik, Midlothian, ScotlandPrivatec. 1970  
Item 3 of 39, Albyn Terrace, Aberdeen, ScotlandBusinessBefore 1979 *After 1994 

* 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 Partnership Scotland1970s Partner 
Item 2 of 3Covell Matthews Partnership1970s Partner 
Item 3 of 3Covell Matthews & Partners1974 Director 

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 151969Shops for the Northern Co-operative Society  AberdeenScotlandMay have been involved - was in charge of Aberdeen office
Item 2 of 151973Telephone House  EdinburghScotland 
Item 3 of 151975Hanover Street, north section, west side  EdinburghScotland 
Item 4 of 15197621 St Andrew Square  EdinburghScotlandInternal alterations to form offices for IBM.
Item 5 of 151976Colonial Life Assurance Co  EdinburghScotlandInternal alterations to form offices for IBM.
Item 6 of 151976R & R Clark's Printing Office  EdinburghScotlandLarge office block added at rear.
Item 7 of 151978119 George Street  EdinburghScotlandGround floor shop demolished and building restored
Item 8 of 151978Commercial developmentDunfermline FifeScotland 
Item 9 of 151979Albyn House  AberdeenScotlandWith G Simpson, Associate as job architect
Item 10 of 151979The Mall shopping centre  AberdeenScotland 
Item 11 of 15Late 1970sIndustrial Estate  EdinburghScotland 
Item 12 of 15Late 1970sOffices for the Bank of Scotland  EdinburghScotland 
Item 13 of 15Late 1970sRestaurant and offices for SSEB  EdinburghScotland 
Item 14 of 15c. 1980Offices for IBM  EdinburghScotland 
Item 15 of 151981Royal Bank, Golden Square  AberdeenScotlandDemolition of 1900s extension and general refurbishment of interior. As partner in chanrge.


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 5RIBA1965The RIBA Kalendar   
Item 3 of 5RIBA1979Directory of members   
Item 4 of 5RIBA1987RIBA Directory of Members 1987   
Item 5 of 5RIBA1994A Directory of RIBA Members   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1School of Architecture, Garthdee, Aberdeen, RGIT: former pupils, 1937-1970Galletly, James