Basic Biographical Details

Name: Dennis John Richard Garnett
Designation: Architect
Born: 24 March 1933
Died:  
Bio Notes: Dennis John Richard Garnett formed the practice of Lane Bremner & Garnett in 1961 with John A Lane and Duncan S Bremner. The three partners had met in 1960 whilst on National Service. Together they had won the competition for the Dunbartonshire County Council Buildings. [Skeleton record]

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 76, Hartland Road, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, EnglandPrivate19491960 
Item 2 of 736, Binwood Avenue, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, EnglandPrivate19591960 
Item 3 of 7Castle Street, Lancaster, Lancashire, EnglandPrivate/business1960January 1961 
Item 4 of 79, Burnside Avenue, Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshire, ScotlandPrivate1961  
Item 5 of 7125, Douglas Street, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness19611970 
Item 6 of 769, Berkeley Street, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness19701994 
Item 7 of 75, Southbank Road, Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshire, ScotlandPrivate1994 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.


Employment and Training

Employers

The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 5George WhitfieldOctober 1949February 1954Apprentice 
Item 2 of 5Barrow Borough Architect's DepartmentFebruary 19541959Assistant 
Item 3 of 5Air Ministry Works & Buildings Department19591960 During National Service
Item 4 of 5Thomas H Mawson and Son1960Before January 1961Architectin Castle Street, Lancaster office
Item 5 of 5Lane Bremner & GarnettJanuary 19611994Partner 

RIBA

RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3John Armstrong Lane10 July 1970for Fellowship
Item 2 of 3Thomas Prentice Mawson10 July 1970for Fellowship
Item 3 of 3Cecil Stewart4 June 1960 or 4 October 1960for Associateship

RIBA Proposals

This architect proposed the following individuals for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 1Duncan Shearer Bremner2 December 1970For Fellowship

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 791954Public BathsBarrow-in-Furness LancashireEnglandPrepared drawings for rebuilding after war damage, as assistant to Barrow Corporation
Item 2 of 791954Rock Lea Care HomeBarrow-in-Furness LancashireEnglandPrepared drawings, as assistant to Barrow Corporation
Item 3 of 791955Caretaker's house, Mill Lane SchoolBarrow-in-Furness LancashireEnglandPrepared drawings, as assistant to Barrow Corporation
Item 4 of 791955Mill Lane SchoolBarrow-in-Furness LancashireEnglandPrepared drawings, as assistant to Barrow Corporation
Item 5 of 791955North Walney Housing LayoutsBarrow-in-Furness LancashireEnglandPrepared drawings, as assistant to Barrow Corporation
Item 6 of 791955Shops, Lesh LaneBarrow-in-Furness LancashireEnglandPrepared drawings, as assistant to Barrow Corporation
Item 7 of 791957Library, Roose RoadBarrow-in-Furness LancashireEnglandPrepared drawings, as assistant to Barrow Corporation
Item 8 of 791957Margate Street housingBarrow-in-Furness LancashireEnglandPrepared drawings, as assistant to Barrow Corporation
Item 9 of 791957Shops, Mill LaneBarrow-in-Furness LancashireEnglandPrepared drawings, as assistant to Barrow Corporation
Item 10 of 791958Fire chief's houseNewland LancashireEnglandPrepared drawings, as assistant to Barrow Corporation
Item 11 of 791958George Bastarfield HouseBarrow-in-Furness LancashireEnglandPrepared drawings, as assistant to Barrow Corporation
Item 12 of 791958Resedale SchoolBarrow-in-Furness LancashireEnglandPrepared drawings, as assistant to Barrow Corporation
Item 13 of 791960Dunbartonshire County Council OfficesDumbarton DunbartonshireScotlandWon competition and secured job
Item 14 of 791960Izal laboratory block and factorySheffield YorkshireEnglandPrepared drawings while working for T H Mawson & Son
Item 15 of 79After 19623-storey terraced housesUlverston LancashireEnglandBegun by George Whitfield or Jack Murray, and completed by Garnett when he took over the practices after their deaths
Item 16 of 79After 1962Barn conversion to houseDuddon Valley LancashireEnglandBegun by George Whitfield or Jack Murray, and completed by Garnett when he took over the practices after their deaths
Item 17 of 79After 1962Brady Barrow car showroom and workshop  LancashireEnglandBegun by George Whitfield or Jack Murray, and completed by Garnett when he took over the practices after their deaths
Item 18 of 79After 1962Brady Barrow garage and offices  LancashireEnglandBegun by George Whitfield or Jack Murray, and completed by Garnett when he took over the practices after their deaths
Item 19 of 79After 1962BungalowBarrow-in-Furness LancashireEnglandBegun by George Whitfield or Jack Murray, and completed by Garnett when he took over the practices after their deaths
Item 20 of 79After 1962Electrical contractor's warehouse, Ironworks RoadBarrow-in-Furness LancashireEnglandBegun by George Whitfield or Jack Murray, and completed by Garnett when he took over the practices after their deaths
Item 21 of 79After 1962Hotel and barUlverston LancashireEnglandAlterations - begun by George Whitfield or Jack Murray, and completed by Garnett when he took over the practices after their deaths
Item 22 of 79After 1962HouseIreleth LancashireEnglandBegun by George Whitfield or Jack Murray, and completed by Garnett when he took over the practices after their deaths
Item 23 of 79After 1962House conversionFoxfield, Broughton-in-Furness LancashireEnglandBegun by George Whitfield or Jack Murray, and completed by Garnett when he took over the practices after their deaths
Item 24 of 79After 1962House for Dr EdwardsBarrow-in-Furness LancashireEnglandBegun by George Whitfield or Jack Murray, and completed by Garnett when he took over the practices after their deaths
Item 25 of 79After 1962House for Dr KirkBarrow-in-Furness Lancashire Begun by George Whitfield or Jack Murray, and completed by Garnett when he took over the practices after their deaths
Item 26 of 79After 1962Housing development 6, BelmontUlverston LancashireEnglandBegun by George Whitfield or Jack Murray, and completed by Garnett when he took over the practices after their deaths
Item 27 of 79After 1962Housing development 6, BelmontUlverston LancashireEnglandBegun by George Whitfield or Jack Murray, and completed by Garnett when he took over the practices after their deaths
Item 28 of 79After 1962Ladies' gown shop, Dalton RoadBarrow-in-Furness LancashireEnglandBegun by George Whitfield or Jack Murray, and completed by Garnett when he took over the practices after their deaths
Item 29 of 79After 1962Maggot FarmUlpha, Duddon Valley LancashireEnglandBegun by George Whitfield or Jack Murray, and completed by Garnett when he took over the practices after their deaths
Item 30 of 79After 1962SilverdaleBarrow-in-Furness LancashireEnglandBar modernisation - begun by George Whitfield or Jack Murray, and completed by Garnett when he took over the practices after their deaths
Item 31 of 79After 1962Ulpha VicarageUlpha, Duddon Valley LancashireEnglandAlterations - begun by George Whitfield or Jack Murray, and completed by Garnett when he took over the practices after their deaths
Item 32 of 79After 1962Victoria Park HotelBarrow-in-Furness LancashireEnglandBar modernisation - begun by George Whitfield or Jack Murray, and completed by Garnett when he took over the practices after their deaths
Item 33 of 79After 1962Working Men's Club, WalneyBarrow-in-Furness LancashireEnglandBegun by George Whitfield or Jack Murray, and completed by Garnett when he took over the practices after their deaths
Item 34 of 791963House alterations for Dr Mackenzie   ScotlandAlterations
Item 35 of 791964Martins GarageKirkintilloch DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 36 of 791965Office for CruickshankKirkintilloch DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 37 of 791966House and entrance roadTarbet ArgyllScotland 
Item 38 of 791966House for J M GalbraithLoch Lomond DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 39 of 791967Arrochar HotelArrochar DunbartonshireScotlandPublic bar and extension/reconstruction
Item 40 of 791967Gartocharn Primary School  GlasgowScotland 
Item 41 of 791967Tennis clubKirkintilloch DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 42 of 791968Kirkhill Primary SchoolBroxburn West LothianScotlandWon competition to secure job
Item 43 of 791968Service stationTarbet ArgyllScotland 
Item 44 of 791968Tarbet HotelTarbet DunbartonshireScotlandAlterations
Item 45 of 791969St Joseph's SchoolCumbernauld LanarkshireScotland 
Item 46 of 791970Housing in Langmuir RoadBargeddie LanarkshireScotland 
Item 47 of 791970McLays garage and showroom   Scotland 
Item 48 of 791970Premises for Usher Walker Printing Inks   Scotland 
Item 49 of 79After 1970St Joseph's RC ChurchCumbernauld LanarkshireScotlandConstruction in progess
Item 50 of 79Before 1970Commercial garage, showroom and petrol filling stationBarrow-in-Furness LancashireEngland 
Item 51 of 79Before 1970Commercial garage, showroom and petrol filling station  GlasgowScotland 
Item 52 of 79Before 1970Dairy farm and farmhouseUlverston LancashireEngland 
Item 53 of 79Before 1970Depots and other work for Shell and BP   ScotlandModifications and developments at depots
Item 54 of 79Before 1970Lennox CastleLennoxtown StirlingshireScotlandSupporting architectural services in respect of engineering works.
Item 55 of 791971Bungalow extensions, Burnside AvenueKirkintilloch DunbartonshireScotlandExtension
Item 56 of 791971Double garage and sauna, Victoria RoadLenzie DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 57 of 791971FactoryPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 58 of 791971Primary School, KnightsridgeLivingston West LothianScotland 
Item 59 of 791972Lennox CastleLennoxtown StirlingshireScotlandAlterations - cost 500,000
Item 60 of 791972Local Authority housingKirkintilloch DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 61 of 791972Vale of Leven AcademyAlexandria DunbartonshireScotlandExtension - new blocks added on CLASP system
Item 62 of 791973Bishopton Health CentreBishopton RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 63 of 791973Deanburn Primary SchoolBo'ness (Borrowstouness) West LothianScotlandExtension
Item 64 of 791974Sheltered housingWest Calder MidlothianScotland 
Item 65 of 791974Sheltered housingRothesayButeButeScotland 
Item 66 of 791974Tarbet HotelTarbet DunbartonshireScotlandAlterations and extensions
Item 67 of 791975BungalowBothwell LanarkshireScotland 
Item 68 of 791975Sheltered housingGreenock RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 69 of 791976Bungalow conversion for ShawMilngavie DunbartonshireScotlandConversion
Item 70 of 791976Bungalow extension, Burnside AvenueKirkintilloch DunbartonshireScotlandExtension
Item 71 of 7919783 housing modernisation schemes for Strathkelvin District Council   Scotland 
Item 72 of 7919783 housing schemesQueens Cross GlasgowScotland 
Item 73 of 791979Sheltered housingPort Glasgow RenfrewshireScotlandSketch scheme
Item 74 of 791980Bungalow extensions, Burnside AvenueKirkintilloch DunbartonshireScotlandFurther extension
Item 75 of 791980Health CentreGreenock RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 76 of 791980Sheltered housingPriesthill GlasgowScotlandSketch plans
Item 77 of 79Before 1981Adult training centre for Strathclyde Region   Scotland 
Item 78 of 79Before 1981Sheltered housing schemes for Bield Housing Association   Scotland 
Item 79 of 791988Refurbishment of psychiatric wards for NHS   ScotlandRefurbishment

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 2 of 3RIBA1987RIBA Directory of Members 1987   
Item 3 of 3RIBA1994A Directory of RIBA Members   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A no21183; F no7214