Basic Biographical Details

Name: Glenrothes Development Corporation (or Glenrothes New Town Development Corporation)
Designation: Architectural practice
Bio Notes:  

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Auchmuty House, Markinch, Fife, ScotlandBusiness1950 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

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 63Alexander McRobie  Architect 
Item 2 of 63Leonard Howarth1949 *1950Depute Director 
Item 3 of 63Donald Harper Ross1950sc. 1965Architect 
Item 4 of 63E A Ferriby1950 Chief Architect 
Item 5 of 63George Thomas Lackie1950 Architect 
Item 6 of 63Frank Sproson19501951Architect 
Item 7 of 63(Sir) Harry Anthony Wheeler (or simply Sir Anthony Wheeler)19501952Chief Assistant 
Item 8 of 63Frank Anderson Baillie Preston1950 *c. 1957Manager 
Item 9 of 63Robert Thomson Morris19501960Architect 
Item 10 of 63Peter Tinto19501964Chief Architect 
Item 11 of 63Nina Lillias Forbes (Mrs Scott-Will)c. 1950c. 1960Architect 
Item 12 of 63John Lamont Coghill1953 Depute Chief Architect 
Item 13 of 63Thomas Andrew Bryson Dempster19531954Architect 
Item 14 of 63David Barnet Buchanan19531954Architect 
Item 15 of 63Herbert Charles Field19531954Architect 
Item 16 of 63Thomas Dick Beaton19531960Architect 
Item 17 of 63James Brunton Scottc. 1953 Assistant 
Item 18 of 63William Fraser PullarBefore 1955After 1960Architect 
Item 19 of 63Robert ('Bob') Thomson1956 Architect 
Item 20 of 63Philip Stanley Cocker19561960ArchitectArchitect/Planner
Item 21 of 63Charles Fotheringhamc. 1956c. 1960Architect 
Item 22 of 63Donald Samuel Cameronc. 1959 Architect 
Item 23 of 63William George Rowntree Bodiec. 1959c. 1970Chief ArchitectFor some of this period
Item 24 of 63Alexander Scott Addison Watsonc. 1959After 1979Architect 
Item 25 of 63W U Stevenson1960s Architect 
Item 26 of 63Thomas Ainslie Espie1960 Architect 
Item 27 of 63Peter Paul Gromc. 1960 Architect 
Item 28 of 63John Ramsay Cowiesonc. 1960 Architect 
Item 29 of 63Colin Graham Forrestc. 1960 Architect 
Item 30 of 63Alastair Reid Nicollc. 1960 Architect 
Item 31 of 63Edward James Fraser Farmerc. 1960 Architect 
Item 32 of 63Edwin Brodiec. 1960After 1963Architect 
Item 33 of 63Ian Beveridgec. 1963c. 1969Architect 
Item 34 of 63William ('Bill') Hepburn19641965ArchitectEarly in life
Item 35 of 63James Dewar Ramsay24 June 196422 June 1967Assistant 
Item 36 of 63James Gordon Cronshaw29 June 196429 September 1967Assistant Architect 
Item 37 of 63Leslie S Louden13 July 196431 January 1966Assistant Architect 
Item 38 of 63Merlyn Christopher Williams19651972Chief Architect 
Item 39 of 63William Morgan19651980sArchitect 
Item 40 of 63David John HiltonBefore 1966After 1970Architect 
Item 41 of 63Leslie David Dalrymple4 September 196729 February 1996Assistant 
Item 42 of 63James Harry Routledge1968 Principal Architect 
Item 43 of 63Malcolm James Allan2 February 196821 May 1971Architect 
Item 44 of 63David Dewar Storrar13 June 196830 November 1992Architect 
Item 45 of 63Ian David King14 October 19685 July 1987Senior Architect 
Item 46 of 63George Lawson Oliver1969 Architect 
Item 47 of 63Eric G T Lumley7 July 19692 October 1970Assistant 
Item 48 of 63William Alexander ReidMid 1960s Architect 
Item 49 of 63John Lamont Coghill19721977Chief Architect 
Item 50 of 63I__A___ Balnaves30 April 197324 February 1984Planner 
Item 51 of 63Eric Steele Smith7 May 1973 *31 August 1982Depute Director 
Item 52 of 63Andrew Piatkowski1 October 197314 July 1995Assistant 
Item 53 of 63James Beveridge22 October 197331 August 1978Architect 
Item 54 of 63James Ian Mackintosh8 April 197531 July 1982Senior Architect 
Item 55 of 63Gordon A Wallet19761977Assistant 
Item 56 of 63John ('Jack') Baird19771980Chief Architect 
Item 57 of 63Donald Buchan Calder4 April 19789 May 1986Architectural Technician 
Item 58 of 63James Ian Mackintosh (or Macintosh)1979 * Architect 
Item 59 of 63Paul Barclay1 May 197931 October 1985Apprentice 
Item 60 of 63George LeitchBefore 1979(?) Architect 
Item 61 of 63Peter Huntley SimpsonBefore 1979After 1994Architect 
Item 62 of 63Alexander ( 'Sandy') Henry Bannerman19801992Chief Architect 
Item 63 of 63Brian Douglas Downing7 January 198530 June 1995Senior ArchitectEmployed from January to December 1985 as an architect but promoted to Senior Architect on 7 December 1985.

* 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 24 Golden Acorn HotelGlenrothes FifeScotland 
Item 2 of 241951Glenrothes New TownGlenrothes FifeScotlandWith Peter Tinto as Chief Architect
Item 3 of 241951Initial Town PlanGlenrothes FifeScotland 
Item 4 of 241951T-shaped Blocks of Three-storey Houses, AuchmutyAuchmuty GlenrothesScotland 
Item 5 of 241951Woodside Shopping Precinct, Community Centre and HousingGlenrothes FifeScotlandWith Anthony Wheeler as architects with the Development Corporation and Robert thomson Morris as project architect.
Item 6 of 241953Auchmuty Precinct 2nd Development HousingGlenrothes FifeScotland 
Item 7 of 241954Auchmuty High SchoolGlenrothes FifeScotland 
Item 8 of 241954The Beeches Housing DevelopmentGlenrothes FifeScotland 
Item 9 of 241955Alexander Road flatsGlenrothes FifeScotland 
Item 10 of 241955Glenrothes Town Centre first shopping blockGlenrothes FifeScotland 
Item 11 of 248 March 1957Houses at Dovecot ParkGlenrothes FifeScotlandarchitect, per Builder p482
Item 12 of 2418 April 1958Glenrothes Development Plan (Glasgow overspill)Glenrothes FifeScotland'negotiating with Glasgow' per Builder p740
Item 13 of 2412 February 196050 shops, hotel, garage and new post officeGlenrothes FifeScotlandplanning development per Builder p341
Item 14 of 2417 February 1961Shopping Centre with Covered Town Square, GlenrothesGlenrothes FifeScotlandresponsible for the work per Builder p340
Item 15 of 24July 1962Houses at RimbletonRimbleton, Glenrothes FifeScotland 
Item 16 of 241966(?)Caskieberran HousingGlenrothes    
Item 17 of 249 September 19669 Blocks of Flats and MaisonettesGlenrothes FifeScotlandDesigned by chief architect and planning officer of development corporation
Item 18 of 242 December 1966Housing, Garages, Meeting Room & Shop, Caskieberran 3rd DevelopmentCaskieberran, Glenrothes FifeScotland 
Item 19 of 241967Glenrothes Development Corporation HeadquartersGlenrothes FifeScotland 
Item 20 of 241967Glenrothes Golf ClubGlenrothes FifeScotland 
Item 21 of 241967Prefabricated steel warehouseGlenrothes FifeScotland 
Item 22 of 241970Master Plan for GlenrothesGlenrothes FifeScotlandWith Merlyn Williams as Chief Architect
Item 23 of 241979Fife Regional Council OfficesGlenrothes FifeScotland 
Item 24 of 241983Rothesay HouseGlenrothes FifeScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architectural practice:
Item 1 of 1RIBA1950The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architectural practice:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Building21 July 1967  p167
Item 2 of 2InterbuildJanuary 1966  p32 Caskiberran Housing, Glenrothes