Basic Biographical Details

Name: Sam Bunton & Associates
Designation: Architectural practice
Started: Before 1947
Ended:  
Bio Notes: Sam Bunton & Associates was formed by 1947. Bunton (along with Thomas S Cordiner [200550]) was appointed as an architectural consultant to the Direct Labour Dept by Glasgow Corporation to prepare plans for multi-storey flats in 1960.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 287, West Regent Street, Glasgow, ScotlandBusinessBefore 1947 Builder 25 July 1947 p108
Item 2 of 27, Somerset Place, GlasgowBusinessBefore 1953After 1957per Builder for 1957 date p523

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 5James Hastie MacLeodJune 1944After 1950Architect(NB: accepted role in June 1944 but could not take it up until June 1945)
Item 2 of 5Sam BuntonBefore 1947 Partner 
Item 3 of 5Kenneth Murray Fraser1950 * Assistant 
Item 4 of 5Robert Barr Rankin19531954Assistant 
Item 5 of 5Robert Leonard ParryLate 1950s(?) Architect 

* 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 18July 1945Corporation Housing, GarscubeMaryhill GlasgowScotlandDrawing 1 - 'Atholl' steel house
Item 2 of 181947Smiths (Pork Butchers) Ltd, Shettleston Road  GlasgowScotlandAlterations and additions
Item 3 of 181948Buildings for Messrs KellyDrumchapel GlasgowScotlandNew build
Item 4 of 181950Primary School, PenileePenilee GlasgowScotland 
Item 5 of 18c. 1950188 cottages, Hallhill Road/Kentallen Road, Barlanark Housing SchemeBarlanark GlasgowScotlandDesigned the 2Z house type used for the 188 cottages
Item 6 of 181951Demonstration Eight Storey Flats, ToryglenToryglen GlasgowScotland 
Item 7 of 181951Premises for J L Gardner, St Vincent Street  GlasgowScotlandFor alterations and additions
Item 8 of 181952Housing, BalornockBalornock GlasgowScotlandNew housing
Item 9 of 1813 February 1953Premises of British European Airways Corporation, St Enoch Square  GlasgowScotlandAlterations and additions
Item 10 of 186 March 1953School, Penilee Housing Site  GlasgowScotlandNew school
Item 11 of 183 July 1953Premises of Wilson Terrazzo Manufacturing Co Ltd, FairfieldFairfield GlasgowScotlandAdditions and alterations
Item 12 of 181954St Cuthbert's RC SchoolHamilton Lanarkshire  
Item 13 of 181957Tormusk Primary School, Hoddam AvenueCastlemilk GlasgowScotland 
Item 14 of 1815 March 1957School at Castlemilk Site No 5Castlemilk GlasgowScotlandper Builder p523
Item 15 of 181960Blairdardie South Housing  GlasgowScotland 
Item 16 of 181960Flats, Great Western Road  GlasgowScotland 
Item 17 of 181962Red Road HousingBalornock GlasgowScotlandDesign
Item 18 of 181965Mid-rise housing, George Street and Canal Street Redevelopment Stage 2 Phase 1Paisley RenfrewshireScotland 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architectural practice:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdp11-12, 22, 25, 59, 85, 102-10, 145, 159, 150-1, 177, 185
Item 2 of 4Glendinning, Miles and Muthesius, Stefan1994Tower Block: Modern Public Housing in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland Yale University Press: New Haven and Londonp75 George Street, Paisley Stage II
p228 Blairdardie South Housing
Red Road: Cover, p31, p65, p75, p232 Photograph of construction, p233 Photographs of construction and opening, p234, p235; p237, p239, p262, p315, p318, p321, p329, p381, Gazetteer 2
Item 3 of 4RIBA1950The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 4 of 4Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p532 (Tormusk School)

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architectural practice:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 15Architectural ReviewNovember 1967  p343 Red Road
Item 2 of 15Builder7 April 1950  p472
Item 3 of 15Builder8 June 1951  p837
Item 4 of 15Builder29 August 1952  p313
Item 5 of 15Builder13 February 1953  p292
Item 6 of 15Builder6 March 1953  p400
Item 7 of 15Builder3 July 1953  p40
Item 8 of 15Builder15 March 1957  p523
Item 9 of 15Builder14 October 1960  'Glasgow Architectural Appointments' p721
Item 10 of 15Builder19 October 1962  p769-70 Red Road
Item 11 of 15Builder15 March 1963  p568 Red Road
Item 12 of 15International Asbestos Cement ReviewOctober 196644 p21-5 Red Road
Item 13 of 15RIBA JournalFebruary 1967 London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp46 Red Road
Item 14 of 15Systems Building and DesignMay 1967  p50-3 Red Road
Item 15 of 15Town and Country Planning7 August 1982  p177-9 'The story of Red Road Flats'