Basic Biographical Details

Name: Dorward Matheson Gleave & Partners
Born: 1964
Died: 1987
Bio Notes: Dorward Matheson Gleave & Partners was formed when Ivor G Dorward and A S Matheson were assumed into the practice of Joseph Lea Gleave. Gleave died in 1965 and his son, David S Gleave, was taken in in 1971.

In about 1981 the practice undertook a range of work including University buildings and developments of various types for the University of Glasgow and London District General Hospitals and other hospital works in central and northern Scotland; central and local Government works in various parts of Scotland; schools, housing, recreational buildings, swimming pools, administration buildings, banks and industrial works for both public and private sectors and new housing and housing rehabilitation.

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 4John Kirkwood Wilson (or Jack Wilson)19571963Architect 
Item 2 of 4Allen ('Mick') Short Mathesonc. 1963After 1980Partner 
Item 3 of 4Ivor Gardiner Menzies Gordon Dorwardc. 1963After 1980Partner 
Item 4 of 4David Sutherland Gleave1971After 1980Partner 

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 221960sCentral Hospital, Raigmore (Central General Hospital)Raigmore, Inverness Inverness-shireScotlandMay have been executed when practice name was Matheson Gleave Partnership. Phases 1 & 2 had been built about 1975.
Item 2 of 221964Pollokshaws CDA Unit 1 Area APollokshaws GlasgowScotland 
Item 3 of 221964Pollokshaws CDA Unit 1 Area BPollokshaws GlasgowScotland 
Item 4 of 221964Prestwick International Airport  AyrshireScotlandFurther buildings
Item 5 of 221964Queen Mother's Hospital  GlasgowScotland 
Item 6 of 22After 1964Tryst Sports Complex and Swimming PoolCumbernauld DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 7 of 221966Four tower blocks, Pollokshaws CDA Unit 1Pollokshaws GlasgowScotlandSource says J L Gleave & Partners, but Gleave died in 1965, and the practice was continued by Ivor Dorward and A S Matheson.
Item 8 of 221969University of Glasgow, Mathematics Building  GlasgowScotland 
Item 9 of 221969University of Glasgow, Senate Room  GlasgowScotlandChimneypiece
Item 10 of 221970sEasterhouse Township CentreEasterhouse GlasgowScotlandIn conjunction with the City Architects Department?
Item 11 of 22Before 1970Airport fire station   Scotland 
Item 12 of 221972Marine Biological Station, Keppel PierMillportGreat CumbraeButeScotlandHalls of residence
Item 13 of 221972University of Glasgow, Boyd Orr Building for basic science  GlasgowScotland 
Item 14 of 22Before 1975Local Authority administration buildingsCumbernauld DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 15 of 22Before 1975School for War Office  PerthshireScotland 
Item 16 of 22Before 1975Two special schools for Glasgow Corporation  GlasgowScotland 
Item 17 of 22c. 1975Local Authority administration buildingsInverness Inverness-shireScotland 
Item 18 of 22c. 1975Vale of Leven Hospital, Geriatric Unit (180 beds)  DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 19 of 221977University of Glasgow, Anatomy Building  GlasgowScotlandExtension to rear
Item 20 of 221979Western Isles Council Offices (Comhairle Nan Eilean)StornowayLewis Scotland 
Item 21 of 221980University of Glasgow, Geology Building  GlasgowScotland 
Item 22 of 22c. 1965Pollokshaws CDA Unit 1Pollokshaws GlasgowScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 3Bailey, Rebecca M1996Scottish architects' papers: a source book Edinburgh: The Rutland Pressp145
Item 2 of 3Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdp48 University of Glasgow, Boyd Orr Building
Item 3 of 3RIBA1981Directory of Practices 1981