Basic Biographical Details

Name: Mackie Ramsay & Taylor
Designation: Architectural practice
Started: Before 1964
Ended:  
Bio Notes: The Aberdeen practice of Mackie Ramsay & Taylor was formed in 1960. It is as yet unclear who Mackie was. In the 1980s A F Davidson and M J Allan were working in the practice. After about 2000 the practice name changed to Mackie Ramsay Taylor.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 245, Victoria Street, Aberdeen, ScotlandBusinessBefore 1964After 1985 
Item 2 of 29, South Tay Street, Dundee, ScotlandBusinessc. 1975 Branch office

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 9Robert Alexander Taylor1970 * Architect 
Item 2 of 9Peter Allan Beveridge Ramsay1970 * Architect 
Item 3 of 9Oliver Robson Humphries1970 * PartnerOr may have been an assistant at this date. Not listed as partner in 1975.
Item 4 of 9Stewart Charles ClarkBefore 1975After 1980Partner 
Item 5 of 9Ian FraserBefore 1975 *After 1980Partner 
Item 6 of 9Alexander Forbes Davidson1979After 1984Architect 
Item 7 of 9Douglas ThainEarly 1970s Architect 
Item 8 of 9Robert William Gardenc. 1981 Architectural Technician 
Item 9 of 9Ian D Stewartc. 1981 Architectural Technician 

* 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 381966New Trinity Hall  AberdeenScotland 
Item 2 of 381968Biological Science Block (Dundee University)  DundeeScotland 
Item 3 of 38c. 1968Rowett Institute, Reid Library and cattle shedsBucksburn AberdeenScotlandLibrary extension
Item 4 of 381969Zoology Department, University of Aberdeen  AberdeenScotland 
Item 5 of 381970s1 Queen's Cross  AberdeenScotlandRear extension
Item 6 of 381970sSkean-Dhu Hotel   AberdeenScotland 
Item 7 of 381970Medical Sciences Institute, University of Dundee  DundeeScotland 
Item 8 of 381970St GeorgeTillydrone AberdeenScotland 
Item 9 of 38c. 1971Elgin High Street, CDA Phase IElgin MorayshireScotland 
Item 10 of 381975Factory for I SpencersDyce AberdeenScotland 
Item 11 of 38c. 1975120 houses for Local AuthorityBanff BanffshireScotland 
Item 12 of 38c. 1975164 housesDufftown BanffshireScotland 
Item 13 of 38c. 1975185 houses for Local AuthorityTurtiff AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 14 of 38c. 1975189 Local Authority housesRaeden AberdeenScotland 
Item 15 of 38c. 197558 houses for Local AuthorityMuir of Ord Ross & CromartyScotland 
Item 16 of 38c. 197568 houses and shopsElgin MorayshireScotland 
Item 17 of 38c. 197570 Local Authority houses Spittal AberdeenScotland 
Item 18 of 38c. 1975Amatola Hotel  AberdeenScotlandExtension
Item 19 of 38c. 1975Chaplaincy CentreOld Aberdeen AberdeenScotland 
Item 20 of 38c. 1975Factory for WilliamsonsBridge of Don AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 21 of 38c. 1975Office, Blaikies Quay for Salveson  AberdeenScotland 
Item 22 of 38c. 1975RC ChurchKincorth AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 23 of 38c. 1975Royal Darroch Hotel  AberdeenScotland 
Item 24 of 38c. 1975Skean-Dhu Hotel, Aberdeen AirportDyce AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 25 of 38c. 1975St Machar House, Halifax Building Society  AberdeenScotland 
Item 26 of 38c. 1975University of Aberdeen, laboratory building   AberdeenScotland 
Item 27 of 38c. 1975University of Aberdeen, sports pavilion  AberdeenScotland 
Item 28 of 38c. 1975University of Dundee, laboratory  DundeeScotland 
Item 29 of 38c. 1975Westhills HotelSkene AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 30 of 381977Salvesen Tower  AberdeenScotland 
Item 31 of 38197841 North Lindsay Street  DundeeScotland 
Item 32 of 38Early 1970sRowett Research Institute, Laboratories and farm buildingsBucksburn AberdeenScotland 
Item 33 of 38Late 1970sGlenburnie Properties  AberdeenScotland 
Item 34 of 38Late 1970sWaterside HotelPeterhead AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 35 of 38c. 1980BP Operational HeadquartersDyce AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 36 of 381988Royal Cornhill HospitalWestburn Park AberdeenScotland1988 onwards
Item 37 of 381992Gray's HospitalElgin MorayshireScotlandRear additions. Not sure which partners are in the practice int his date.
Item 38 of 38Early 2000sMRI scanner facility, Aberdeen Royal InfirmaryForesterhill AberdeenScotland 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architectural practice:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Allen, Nic (ed.) Scottish Architects in Conservation  p72
Item 2 of 4Municipal Annual1964Scottish Municipal Annual1964-1965  
Item 3 of 4RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 4 of 4RIBA1980Directory of Practices 1980