Basic Biographical Details

Name: Alexander Scott
Born: 25 August 1920
Died: 12 January 2005
Bio Notes: Alexander Scott was born on 25 August 1920, the son of Alexander Sturrock Scott, jute overseer and his wife, Elizabeth Milne Wallace. |He was a student member of the RIBA from 1946. He studied at the School of Architecture, Dundee College of Art. He was admitted ARIBA in 1949. By the mid-1950s he had been taken into partnership by David Harvey. The practice was based in Glasgow. He gave his home address in the 1979 directory suggesting he had retired by this date.

He died at the Western Infirmary Glasgow, on 12 January 2005, survived by his wife Helenor Moir Peddie.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 413, Albert Street, Dundee, ScotlandPrivatec. 1948  
Item 2 of 47, Merchiston Gardens, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate(?)1950 *  
Item 3 of 42, Lynedoch Place, Glasgow, ScotlandBusinessBefore 1960 *After 1979 
Item 4 of 4Planes/2B, Boclair Crescent, Bearsden , Glasgow, ScotlandPrivateBefore 19792005 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 3D Harvey & A Scott  Partner 
Item 2 of 3Harvey Scott & Partners  Partner 
Item 3 of 3Harvey & Scott Gynn & Duff1975 Partner 

Buildings and Designs

This 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 391956Rothesay AcademyRothesay ButeScotland 
Item 2 of 391957Colston School  GlasgowScotland 
Item 3 of 391958Office  GlasgowScotland 
Item 4 of 391959HostelAviemore Inverness-shireScotland 
Item 5 of 391959Secondary SchoolDunbar East LothianScotland 
Item 6 of 391960s(?)650 houses, Bluevale  GlasgowScotland 
Item 7 of 391960sFive telephone exchanges   Scotland 
Item 8 of 391960sForresthall HospitalSpringburn GlasgowScotlandExtension
Item 9 of 391960sFour Primary Schools  LanarkshireScotland 
Item 10 of 391960s(?)Garage workshops for Callanders (Or Callendars) Garage  AberdeenScotland 
Item 11 of 391960s(?)Old People's HomeLesmahagow LanarkshireScotland 
Item 12 of 391960sPrimary Schools  East LothianScotland 
Item 13 of 391960sTelephone exchangeStornowayLewisRoss & CromartyScotland 
Item 14 of 391960s(?)Telephone exhanges  GlasgowScotland 
Item 15 of 391960Agricultural Research StationPenicuik MidlothianScotland 
Item 16 of 391960College of Further Education, BarmullochBarmulloch GlasgowScotland 
Item 17 of 391960Stanley Green Secondary SchoolPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 18 of 391961Gilmour Street Secondary SchoolClydebank DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 19 of 391962Primary School, Balmuildy RoadBishopbriggs LanarkshireScotland 
Item 20 of 391963Gallowgate CDA Area A  GlasgowScotlandIn collaboration with A G Jury.
Item 21 of 391963Gorebridge Secondary SchoolGorebridge MidlothianScotland 
Item 22 of 391963Secondary SchoolPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 23 of 391964Perth AcademyPerth PerthshireScotlandAdditions costing 120,000
Item 24 of 391965Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College  GlasgowScotlandAdditions
Item 25 of 391966Dalmuir and Braidfield SchoolClydebank DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 26 of 391966Linlithgow Academy, BraeheadBraehead, Linlithgow West LothianScotland 
Item 27 of 391966Primary School, DalmuirDalmuir, Clydebank DunbartonshireScotlandMay be the architects
Item 28 of 391966Secondary SchoolPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 29 of 391967Clydebank Secondary SchoolClydebank DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 30 of 391967Housing  GlasgowScotland 
Item 31 of 391967Office  GlasgowScotland 
Item 32 of 391967University of Glasgow, Adam Smith building  GlasgowScotland 
Item 33 of 391968Glasgow Unversity, Social Science buildingHillhead GlasgowScotland 
Item 34 of 391968John Neilson High SchoolPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 35 of 39Mid 1960s(?)West Barnes Primary SchoolWest Barnes East LothianScotland 
Item 36 of 391970sPremises of South of Scotland Electricity Board, Inverlair AvenueCathcart GlasgowScotlandDoes not state in source that this is an extension or refurbishment but it must be the sdame as the work listed by James Campbell Hutchison
Item 37 of 39Before 1975Health CentreCastle Douglas KirkcudbrightshireScotland 
Item 38 of 39Before 1975Office block  GlasgowScotlandFeasibility study
Item 39 of 391991Salvation Army Hostel and single person's accommodation  GlasgowScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 7Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p571
Item 2 of 7Glendinning, Miles and Muthesius, Stefan1994Tower Block: Modern Public Housing in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland Yale University Press: New Haven and Londonp227 Bluevale Street two 31-storey blocks
Item 3 of 7RIBA1948The RIBA Kalendar 1948-1949 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 4 of 7RIBA1950The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 5 of 7RIBA1961Kalendar 1960-61   
Item 6 of 7RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 7 of 7RIBA1979Directory of members   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this :
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIAS Chartered Architect2005v17, no2 Spring Issue- death note

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this :
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 2H M Register HouseDeath Register  
Item 2 of 2RIAS, Rutland SquareRecords of membership