Basic Biographical Details

Name: Cunningham Jack Fisher Purdom
Designation: Architectural practice
Started: Early 1960s
Bio Notes: John Colville Cunningham was the original partner in the practice Cunningham Jack Fisher Purdom which was formed in the early 1960s (W Murray Jack, Peter G Fisher and Ken Purdom being partners with Cunningham). The practice later became the Jack Fisher Partnership.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 17, Alexandra Place, St Andrews, Fife, ScotlandBusiness1970 *1990s 

* 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 6John Colville Cunningham1960s1968Architect 
Item 2 of 6Kenneth Ashmore Ramsden Purdom1960s1980sArchitect 
Item 3 of 6Peter George Fisher1960s1980sPartner 
Item 4 of 6William Murray Jack1960s1980sPartner 
Item 5 of 6R C Spence1970s Architect 
Item 6 of 6Peter Ross Donaldson1979 Architect 

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 54 Pitfour Castle  PerthshireScotlandRestoration of Castle, including removal of overlaid Adam entrance front.
Item 2 of 541960sGrand HotelSt Andrews FifeScotlandDate uncertain at present - refurbishment
Item 3 of 541960Tenement, 143 South StreetSt Andrews FifeScotlandRestoration
Item 4 of 541962University of St Andrews, Buchanan Arts BuildingSt Andrews FifeScotlandRedesign of building to make it fit into townscape
Item 5 of 541963St Leonard's School, Science Block and Gymnasium BlockSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 6 of 541964St Andrews Univeristy, Botanic GardensSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 7 of 541966Local Authority HousingCrail FifeScotland 
Item 8 of 541966Local Authority housing developmentSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 9 of 541967Golf PavilionSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 10 of 541967Pittenweem PrioryPittenweem FifeScotlandRehabilitation.
Item 11 of 541967Pluscarden PrioryPluscarden, Elgin MorayshireScotlandRestoration
Item 12 of 54196869 South StreetSt Andrews FifeScotlandReconstruction with glass-walled staircase against N wall
Item 13 of 541968Buckie HouseAnstruther Wester FifeScotlandRestoration
Item 14 of 541968Clydesdale BankSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 15 of 541968Scottish Fisheries MuseumAnstruther FifeScotlandRestoration of St Ayles
Item 16 of 541968West Shore redevelopmentSt Monans/St Monance FifeScotlandRestoration including housing renewal
Item 17 of 541969Bishop BridgeCeres FifeScotlandRestoration
Item 18 of 541969Building, Pilmour LinksSt Andrews FifeScotlandExtensions
Item 19 of 541969Double Villa, Pilmour LinksSt Andrews FifeScotlandExtensions
Item 20 of 541969Fife Folk MuseumCeres FifeScotlandRestoration
Item 21 of 541969Royal HotelSt Andrews FifeScotlandExtensions
Item 22 of 541969University of St Andrews, Student residences St Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 23 of 541969Wester Lang LandsSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 24 of 54Late 1960sCustom HouseCrail FifeScotlandRestoration
Item 25 of 541970sBalcarres HouseColinsburgh FifeScotlandRepairs
Item 26 of 541970sCollege GateSt Andrews FifeScotlandAddition?
Item 27 of 541970sGallery HouseMontrose AngusScotlandRenovation
Item 28 of 541970sHowick HallAlnwick NorthumberlandEnglandRestoration
Item 29 of 541970sNewpark Preparatory School for BoysSt Andrews FifeScotlandAlterations and additions
Item 30 of 541970sSt David'sDysart FifeScotlandRestoration
Item 31 of 54197024 South StreetSt Andrews FifeScotlandRestoration - after rescue from a road-widening scheme
Item 32 of 541970Scottish Fisheries MuseumAnstruther FifeScotlandCreation of museum from existing buildings round courtyard
Item 33 of 54197140-42 South StreetSt Andrews FifeScotlandRestoration
Item 34 of 541971Balgonie Castle  FifeScotlandRestoration
Item 35 of 541971David Russell HallSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 36 of 541971Elizabeth PlaceAnstruther Wester FifeScotlandRestoration
Item 37 of 541971Pitcullo CastleDairsie FifeScotlandRestoration
Item 38 of 541972Inverquharity Castle  AngusScotlandRestoration of tower house, including reinstatment of E wing
Item 39 of 541973BalnamoonBrechin, near AngusScotlandRestoration
Item 40 of 541974Infill Building adjacent to University LibrarySt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 41 of 54c. 1975Replica of Royal and Ancient Clubhouse   Japan 
Item 42 of 54197740-42 South StreetSt Andrews FifeScotlandFurther restoration
Item 43 of 541977James Melville ManseAnstruther Easter FifeScotlandRestoration
Item 44 of 541978Rusco CastleGatehouse-of-Fleet KirkcudbrightshireScotlandRestoration
Item 45 of 541980White CroftPitlessie Fife  
Item 46 of 54Before 1981Double villa, Doubledykes RoadSt Andrews FifeScotlandAlterations and additions
Item 47 of 54Before 1981Local Authority HousingAnstruther FifeScotland 
Item 48 of 54Before 1981RuffletsSt Andrews FifeScotlandAlterations and additions
Item 49 of 541983Drum CastleDrum AberdeenshireScotlandRepairs and restoration
Item 50 of 541984The MaltingsSt Monans/St Monance FifeScotlandRehabilitation as flats
Item 51 of 541984West Shore redevelopmentSt Monans/St Monance FifeScotlandFurther restoration
Item 52 of 541985House of DunDun AngusScotlandRemoval of replacement entrance front and restoration to original appearance. Internal alterations.
Item 53 of 541993The SteadingsKingsbarns Fife  
Item 54 of 54199513-27 City RoadSt Andrews Fife  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architectural practice:
Item 1 of 3Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p563
Item 2 of 3Pride, Glen L1999The Kingdom of Fife2nd EditionThe Rutland Pressp91, p135, p140
Item 3 of 3RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970