Basic Biographical Details

Name: Keppie Henderson & Partners
Designation: Architectural practice
Started: 1958
Ended: 1981
Bio Notes: After the departure of Joseph Lea Gleave to set up practie on his own account, the Keppie firm became Keppie Henderson & Partners. The additional partners about the time Gleave left were T R Scott, R C De'ath and G Wimpenny. They were joined sometime later by S J Carrie and M Neilson. In 1989 it merged wiith Scott, Brownrigg & Turner to form S B T Keppie.

The practice designed at least 30 primary and secondary schools in the 1970s - for Renfrew, Dumbarton and Glasgow Corporation.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2160, West Regent Street, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness   
Item 2 of 220-21, Woodside Place, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness1958  

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architectural practice (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 18John ('Jack') McCall Dick  Associate 
Item 2 of 18Robert Hamilton Macintyre1950s Assistant 
Item 3 of 18Geoffrey George Wimpenny1955 PartnerFrom 1955-60 a junior partner and senior partner from 1960
Item 4 of 18Richard Rudolphe Chitham De'Ath1958 Junior Partner 
Item 5 of 18Alexander Smellie1958 Partner 
Item 6 of 18Duncan Shearer Bremnerc. 1959 Assistant 
Item 7 of 18Thomas Russell ScottLate 1950s or early 1960After 1981Partner 
Item 8 of 18Geoffrey George WimpennyLate 1950s or early 1960sAfter 1981Partner 
Item 9 of 18Alexander G Macgregor19601962ArchitectWith Richard De'Ath
Item 10 of 18Richard Rudolphe Chitham De'Ath1960After 1981Senior Partner 
Item 11 of 18Thomas Macpherson Berry19651982Architect 
Item 12 of 18David Duncan19661969Assistant(?) 
Item 13 of 18Christopher Charles MacIntosh Buntain1970s Architect 
Item 14 of 18Christopher ('Chris') Kerr Fletcher1979 * Architect 
Item 15 of 18George Patrick1980s Architect 
Item 16 of 18Stanley James Carrie1980s Architect 
Item 17 of 18Peter Nicol Scott1981 * Partner 
Item 18 of 18Matthew NeilsonBefore 1981 Partner 

* earliest date known from documented sources.


Buildings and Designs

This architectural practice 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 89 Cork Dental Hospital  CorkEiredate not known
Item 2 of 89 Glasgow School of Art, Foulis Building  GlasgowScotland 
Item 3 of 89 Leeds General HospitalLeeds YorkshireEnglanddate not known
Item 4 of 89After 1955Burgh of Ayr Infectious Diseases HospitalAyr AyrshireScotlandOutpatients and Casualty Building - R R C De'Ath as job architect?
Item 5 of 891956Littlewoods Store  GlasgowScotland 
Item 6 of 891957Southern General Hospital, Accident and Orthopaedic block  GlasgowScotlandR R C De'Ath responsible.
Item 7 of 897 November 1958Offices for Motherwell Bridge and Engineering CompanyMotherwell LanarkshireScotlandper Builder p773
Item 8 of 891959St Benedict's RC Primary SchoolEasterhouse GlasgowScotland 
Item 9 of 891959Stirling Royal InfirmaryStirling StirlingshireScotlandAdditional wards (per Builder p978) and perhaps other additions (like chest diseases unit?)
Item 10 of 89c. 1959(?)BEA Control CentreNewton Mearns RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 11 of 89c. 1959(?)BEA Control CentreKirkintilloch DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 12 of 89Late 1959Law HospitalCarluke LanarkshireScotlandLaboratories added
Item 13 of 89Late 1950sBelvidere Hospital  GlasgowScotlandPoliomyelius Unit
Item 14 of 89Late 1950sGlasgow Academy, Memorial Hall  GlasgowScotland 
Item 15 of 891960sDixons Blazes Industrial estate  GlasgowScotland 
Item 16 of 891960sIndustrial EstateRutherglen GlasgowScotland 
Item 17 of 891960sIndustrial EstateBirkenshaw YorkshireEngland 
Item 18 of 891960Glasgow University, Naval Architecture Testing Tank  GlasgowScotlandR R C De'Ath responsible
Item 19 of 891960University of Glasgow, Stevenson Physical Education Building  GlasgowScotland 
Item 20 of 89After 1960Belvidere Hospital  GlasgowScotlandLimb and appliance clinic - R R C De'Ath responsible.
Item 21 of 89After 1960Stirling Royal Infirmary, Outpatients and Casualty DepartmentStirling StirlingshireScotlandR R C De'Ath entirely responsible.
Item 22 of 891961Littlewoods Supermarket  AberdeenScotland 
Item 23 of 891961Student Amenity Building, Glasgow University  GlasgowScotlandR R C De'Ath responsible
Item 24 of 896 January 1961Anderston Free ChurchHillhead GlasgowScotlandper Builder p37
Item 25 of 8922 September 1961Industrial Estate between Gorbals and Govanhill  GlasgowScotlandconsulting architects; responsible for site plan and design of factories per Builder p541
Item 26 of 891962Garnethill redevelopmentGarnethill GlasgowScotland 
Item 27 of 891962Jordanhill College, Crawfurd Building  GlasgowScotland 
Item 28 of 891963Falkirk Royal InfirmaryFalkirk StirlingshireScotlandExperimental block (and theatre block?)
Item 29 of 891963University of Glasgow, Biochemistry Buildings  GlasgowScotland 
Item 30 of 891964Govan Combination Poorhouse and AsylumGovan GlasgowScotlandMaternity Unit, new kitchen and staff dining rooms, new pharmacy building, rehabilitation centre and staff residential accommodation.
Item 31 of 891964Johnstone High SchoolJohnstone RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 32 of 891964Mechanised Parcels Depot for British Road Services, Taylor Woodrow Industrial EstateDixon's Blazes, Govanhill GlasgowScotland 
Item 33 of 891964University of Glasgow, Hydrodynamics Laboratory and Astronomy Building  GlasgowScotland 
Item 34 of 891965University of Glasgow Students Union  GlasgowScotlandExtension to E gable
Item 35 of 891965Westerm Infirmary, accident and emergency department  GlasgowScotland 
Item 36 of 891965Western Infirmary Redevelopment Phases I and II  GlasgowScotland 
Item 37 of 891966(?)Cranhill Secondary SchoolCranhill GlasgowScotland 
Item 38 of 891966University of Glasgow, Engineering Block  GlasgowScotland 
Item 39 of 8912 August 1966Jordanhill College, (Scottish School of Physical Education) Science and Mathematics Building  GlasgowScotland 
Item 40 of 891967Jordanhill College, Henry Wood Building  GlasgowScotland 
Item 41 of 891967Jordanhill College, refectoryJordanhill GlasgowScotland 
Item 42 of 891967Premises for Littlewoods Mail Order Service  EdinburghScotland 
Item 43 of 891967Stirling Royal Infirmary, Maternity UnitStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 44 of 891968Gartnavel General Hospital  GlasgowScotland 
Item 45 of 891968Glasgow University, Materia Medica and Physiology Buildings  GlasgowScotlandUpgrade of West Medical Building
Item 46 of 891968Sheriff Court of Glasgow, Gorbals Street  GlasgowScotland 
Item 47 of 891968Stanmore HouseLanark LanarkshireScotland 
Item 48 of 891968Stirling Royal InfirmaryStirling StirlingshireScotlandkitchen and dining block
Item 49 of 89c. 1968Woodside Health Centre  GlasgowScotland 
Item 50 of 891969Airdrie District (Monklands) General HospitalAirdrie LanarkshireScotland 
Item 51 of 891969Kirkintilloch High SchoolKirkintilloch DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 52 of 891969University of Glasgow, Rankine Building  GlasgowScotland 
Item 53 of 89Late 1960sStirling Royal Infirmary, nurses' residenceStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 54 of 89Mid 1960sPrimary School for Dumbarton County CouncilDumbarton DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 55 of 891970Glasgow College of Food Technology  GlasgowScotland 
Item 56 of 891970Glasgow School of Art, Fra Newbery Tower  GlasgowScotland 
Item 57 of 891970Western Infirmary, nurses' home  GlasgowScotland 
Item 58 of 89c. 1970(?)Glasgow School of Art, Bourdon Building  GlasgowScotland 
Item 59 of 891971Western Infirmary, nurses' training school  GlasgowScotland 
Item 60 of 89Before 1975St Gregory's SchoolRenfrew RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 61 of 89Before 1975Store for LittlewoodsKirkcaldy FifeScotland 
Item 62 of 891976Mitchell ArcadeRutherglen Glasgow/LanarkshireScotland 
Item 63 of 891977St David's UF Church Hall and OfficesKirkintilloch DunbartonshireScotlandHarled additions
Item 64 of 891978Beaumont Hospital   Eire 
Item 65 of 891978The Willow Tea Rooms  GlasgowScotlandMajor reconstruction.
Item 66 of 891980Apsley House  GlasgowScotland 
Item 67 of 89Before 1981Bakery for RHM LtdAyr AyrshireScotland 
Item 68 of 89Before 1981Bakery for RHM Ltd  GlasgowScotland 
Item 69 of 89Before 1981Cork Regional Hospital  CorkEire 
Item 70 of 89Before 1981Glasgow High School  GlasgowScotland 
Item 71 of 89Before 1981Head office for GKN Ltd  Birmingham  
Item 72 of 89Before 1981Health CentreAirdrie Lanarkshire  
Item 73 of 89Before 1981Health CentreGreenock RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 74 of 89Before 1981Housing for Hanover Housing AssociationDunblane PerthshireScotland 
Item 75 of 89Before 1981Housing for the Hanover Housing AssociationEarlston BerwickshireScotland 
Item 76 of 89Before 1981Housing for the Hanover Housing AssociationLivingston West LothianScotland 
Item 77 of 89Before 1981Housing for the Hanover Housing AssociationDumfries DumfriesshireScotland 
Item 78 of 89Before 1981Housing for the Hanover Housing Association  GlasgowScotland 
Item 79 of 89Before 1981Industrial Estate for Taylor Woodrow Industrial EstatesStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 80 of 89Before 1981Industrial Estate for Taylor Woodrow Industrial EstatesCambuslang GlasgowScotland 
Item 81 of 89Before 1981Industrial Estate for the SDANewhouse LanarkshireScotland 
Item 82 of 89Before 1981Industrial Estate for the SDAAlexandria DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 83 of 89Before 1981Office block for John Laing Development Company  GlasgowScotland 
Item 84 of 89Before 1981Office block for Ravenstone Securities Ltd  Dublin  
Item 85 of 89Before 1981Regional General Hospital  DublinEire 
Item 86 of 89Before 1981Shopping CentreBaillieston GlasgowScotland 
Item 87 of 891986The Forge CentreParkhead GlasgowScotland 
Item 88 of 891987202-228 St Vincent Street  GlasgowScotlandInteriors gutted and replaced.
Item 89 of 891987Ayr HospitalAyr AyrshireScotland 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architectural practice:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Glasgow Institute of Architects1984Glasgow Architecture Now   
Item 2 of 3Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdp28 Falkirk Royal Infirmary prototype wards;
Glasgow's Western Infirmary;
Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow
p155 Ward Unit and Operating Theatre Suite, Falkirk and District Royal Infirmary
Item 3 of 3Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p345

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architectural practice:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 7Arup JournalJune 1972  pp13-16 (ref. Gartnavel)
Item 2 of 7Builder27 November 1964  p1166
Item 3 of 7Building28 July 1967  p146
Item 4 of 7Building Design13 June 1986  p21
Item 5 of 7Building Design15 May 1987  pp32-33
Item 6 of 7Evening Times28 January 1986  'Holding court in style' - interview with (chief architect) Richard De'ath re. Glasgow Sheriff Court
Item 7 of 7Glasgow Herald30 January 1986  p8