Basic Biographical Details

Name: Ian Graham McGill (or MacGill)
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: Ian Graham McGill was elected ARIBA and ARIAS in 1959. He set up in practice with Joseph William Bartlay Park as Park & McGill before 1963. He was senior partner in the firm Cowie Torry & Partners after the retirement of John Frederick Torry in around 1970. He joined the practice Ian Burke Associates before 1980. In the 1980 RIBA Directory of Practices McGill is listed as a partner in the practice Ian Burke Associates as well as under Cowie Torry & Partners. Ian Burke Associates in not listed in 1981.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 49, Belmont Crescent, Ayr, Ayrshire, ScotlandPrivate1959 *  
Item 2 of 4203, West George Street, Glasgow, ScotlandBusinessc. 1964 *  
Item 3 of 411, Wellington Square, Ayr, Ayrshire, ScotlandBusiness1970 *  
Item 4 of 4The Round House, Bridgend of Sorn, Ayrshire, ScotlandPrivate1994  

* 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 2Park & McGillBefore 1960 Partner 
Item 2 of 2Cowie, Torry & PartnersAfter 1970 *After 1981PartnerLater consultant.

* earliest date known from documented sources.

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 37 Blackfriars WalkAyr AyrshireScotland 
Item 2 of 371962Fire stationMauchline AyrshireScotland 
Item 3 of 371963Veterinarian SurgeryMauchline AyrshireScotlandPartner in charge
Item 4 of 37c. 1964Free Church ManseMauchline AyrshireScotlandRestoration
Item 5 of 371969Citadel Leisure CentreAyr AyrshireScotlandProject architect
Item 6 of 37Late 1960sBuilding for Church of Scotland, Broomfield RoadAyr AyrshireScotland 
Item 7 of 371970s463 sheltered housing groups, 3 residential homes, offices and supermarketsGirvan Ayrshire  
Item 8 of 371970sEntertainment CentreGirvan AyrshireScotland 
Item 9 of 371970sHousing offices for Kyle & Carrick District CouncilAyr AyrshireScotland 
Item 10 of 371970sNew Cumnock Swimming PoolNew Cumnock AyrshireScotland 
Item 11 of 371970sRozelle HouseAyr AyrshireScotlandAlterations
Item 12 of 371970Swimming BathsAyr AyrshireScotland 
Item 13 of 37c. 1970Girvan Central Development AreaGirvan AyrshireScotland 
Item 14 of 371972MacLaurin Art GalleryAyr AyrshireScotland 
Item 15 of 371972Wedderburn Building  DundeeScotlandMay not be involved if not yet with Ian Burke.
Item 16 of 371975Riverside HouseAyr AyrshireScotland 
Item 17 of 37Before 1975Department of the Environment officesSaltcoats AyrshireScotland 
Item 18 of 37Before 1975Kincaidston Community Development with 800 houses and Shopping CentreAyr AyrshireScotland 
Item 19 of 37Before 1975Residential home and mentally handicapped unitGirvan AyrshireScotland 
Item 20 of 37Before 1975Swimming bathsGirvan AyrshireScotland 
Item 21 of 37Before 1975Village HallCatrine AyrshireScotland 
Item 22 of 37Early 1970sGirvan TownGirvan AyrshireScotlandRenovations and environmental improvements
Item 23 of 37Before 1980Three churchesAyr Ayrshire  
Item 24 of 371981CarwinshochSauchrie AyrshireScotlandDesigned new house of which Carwinchoch is now the service quarters
Item 25 of 37Before 1981Ayr Football Club StadiumAyr AyrshireScotlandUpgrading of stadium
Item 26 of 37Before 1981Cash & Carry warehouse for IanottiAyr AyrshireScotland 
Item 27 of 37Before 1981Grougar Primary SchoolMoscow, Galston AyrshireScotland 
Item 28 of 37Before 1981Housing Action AreaPrestwick AyrshireScotlandPlans drawn up
Item 29 of 37Before 1981Pumping Stations for Garnock Valley Sewage Scheme  AyrshireScotland 
Item 30 of 37Before 1981Tesco SupermarketSaltcoats AyrshireScotland 
Item 31 of 371985Clydesdale BankAyr AyrshireScotland 
Item 32 of 37c. 1985Kyle CentreAyr AyrshireScotlandWith Sheppard Robson
Item 33 of 371987Alloway Street BankAyr AyrshireScotland 
Item 34 of 371991Rossdhu House  DunbartonshireScotland1997 - with gap 1992-94 - as senior partner
Item 35 of 371994Meadowside Halls  DundeeScotland 
Item 36 of 371996Rossdhu estate, mill, dairy and other buildingsRossdhu Dunbartonshire/ArgyllScotlandAs senior partner - conversion to houses
Item 37 of 371996Rossdhu House, officesRossdhu Dunbartonshire/ArgyllScotlandRefurbished for residential use - as senior partner


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 6RIBA1961Kalendar 1960-61   
Item 2 of 6RIBA1964The RIBA Kalendar 1963-64   
Item 3 of 6RIBA1965The RIBA Kalendar   
Item 4 of 6RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 5 of 6RIBA1979Directory of members   
Item 6 of 6RIBA1984RIBA Directory of members