Basic Biographical Details

Name: Fairbrother, Hall & Hedges
Designation: Architectural practice
Bio Notes: This practice was based in Lancashire. The partners were Tom Wilson Fairbrother, Charles Llewelyn Hall and ___Hedges. The address in 1950 of this practice may be 63 Castle Street, Edinburgh - the address given by Matthew Cormie who worked for them in 1950. It would appear that the practice had branches in England as well as Scotland as Richard Pye of Fairbrother Hall & Hedges is recorded as having the address of 210 Norbreck Road, Little Bisham, Blackpool in 1950. In 1957 David Malcolm Hall was a partner. It is likely that he was related to (perhaps the son of ?) Charles Llewelyn Hall.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 127, Rutland Square, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness1952After 1962(?)address given in Builder 2 August 1957, p220

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 4David Malcolm Hall1950s Partner 
Item 2 of 4Matthew Cormie1950 * Partner 
Item 3 of 4Douglas Haig Bamberc. 1950(?)After 1956(?)Partner 
Item 4 of 4(Miss) Anne Duff 19551956Assistant 

* 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 211951Factory for Ferranti Ltd, Ferry Road  EdinburghScotlandExtensions
Item 2 of 211952Factory for Ferranti Ltd, Ferry Road  EdinburghScotlandOffice extension, staff canteen, workshops
Item 3 of 211953Housing and flatsCockenzie and Port Seton East LothianScotland 
Item 4 of 211954Factory for Ferranti Ltd, Ferry Road  EdinburghScotlandResearch laboratories
Item 5 of 211955The Ship InnDalkeith MidlothianScotland 
Item 6 of 211956Factory and offices for the Simpson Label (& Stationery) Manufacturing Company  EdinburghScotland 
Item 7 of 211956Trafalgar Bar  EdinburghScotlandDesign studies, working drawings and supervision of project - with Anne duff in charge
Item 8 of 211957Factory for Ferranti Ltd, Ferry Road  EdinburghScotlandNew unit
Item 9 of 211957Gracemount Secondary School  EdinburghScotlandper Builder 2 August 1957 p220
Item 10 of 211957St Cuthbert's Primary School  EdinburghScotland 
Item 11 of 2131 May 1957House at Colinton, EdinburghColinton Edinburgh, MidlothianScotland'partner in charge, David M. Hall' per Builder p982
Item 12 of 211958Factory for Dickson and Mann, LtdArmadale West LothianScotlandNew offices
Item 13 of 211959Blackness Housing DevelopmentBlackness West LothianScotland 
Item 14 of 211959East Whitburn Housing DevelopmentWhitburn West LothianScotland 
Item 15 of 211959Ferranti Ltd, Gyroscopic Research, Manufacturing and Development UnitCrewe Toll Edinburgh, MidlothianScotland 
Item 16 of 211959Secondary School, PortobelloPortobello Edinburgh, MidlothianScotland 
Item 17 of 211959Urban housing development, GreendykesBroxburn West LothianScotland 
Item 18 of 21c. 1960Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, east gates and lodge  EdinburghScotland 
Item 19 of 211961Factory for Ferranti Ltd, Ferry Road  EdinburghScotlandExtension No 3
Item 20 of 211961Ferranti , Silverknowes PremisesSilverknowes EdinburghScotlandRadar laboratories
Item 21 of 211961Gyle Pavilion  EdinburghScotland 


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 4Builder11 April 1952  p573
Item 2 of 4Builder18 April 1952  p605
Item 3 of 4Builder18 July 1952  p112
Item 4 of 4Builder2 August 1957  p220