Basic Biographical Details

Name: Livingston New Town Development Corporation Architects Department
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Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 19Iain Alasdair Urquhart  Architect 
Item 2 of 19Brian Irving Archibald Lightbody 1987Principal Architect 
Item 3 of 19Peter Geoffrey Daniel19621965Chief Architect 
Item 4 of 19Graham DicksonAugust 1963Early 1964  
Item 5 of 19James Richard Latimerc. 1963Mid 1960s(?)Architect 
Item 6 of 19Donald William Bain1965 * Architect 
Item 7 of 19W Norman (or Newman) Brown19651982Chief Architect 
Item 8 of 19Frank PageBefore 1968 Architect 
Item 9 of 19Gerald Arthur Douglas Hammond1969 *1983Depute Chief Architect 
Item 10 of 19Ronald Lindsay ValentineLate 1960s Architect 
Item 11 of 19George Gerrie Gillan1970s Architect 
Item 12 of 19William Newman BrownBefore 1970After 1979Chief Architect 
Item 13 of 19Ian Cyril Downsc. 1970 Architect 
Item 14 of 19Brian Irving Archibald Lightbody1974 Architect 
Item 15 of 19Gordon Thomas BrownLate 19741996Architect 
Item 16 of 19Colin George Campbell1979 *After 1994Architect 
Item 17 of 19William Fergus SmithBefore 1979 Architect 
Item 18 of 19Douglas HuttonAfter 197  Role and precise dates unclear
Item 19 of 19Gordon Davies1982 Chief Architect 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

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 121960sLivingston New Town (Glasgow Overspill)Livingston West Lothian and MidlothianScotland 
Item 2 of 121964Health CentreLivingston West LothianScotlandPreliminary design - with David Ross and architect
Item 3 of 121965Craigshill South HousingLivingston New Town West LothianScotlandWith W Newman Brown as Chief Architect. Also in conjunction with Laing and 12M Jespersen.
Item 4 of 121966Courts area housing, CraigshillLivingston West LothianScotland 
Item 5 of 121966Howden HouseLivingston West LothianScotlandConversion into office use.
Item 6 of 121967103 Houses and Garages, Craigshill  LivingstonScotland 
Item 7 of 121967Shopping Mall, CraigshillLivingston West LothianScotland 
Item 8 of 121970Howden Park CentreLivingston West LothianScotlandConversion from stables
Item 9 of 121972Concrete Bridge carrying dual carriageway over River AlmondLivingston West LothianScotland 
Item 10 of 121973Housing, Nelson AvenueLivingston West LothianScotland 
Item 11 of 121975Factory for George Whiley Limited, Houstoun Industrial EstateLivingston West LothianScotlandWith Brown as Chief Architect
Item 12 of 121985Integrated Power FactoryLivingston New Town West LothianScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 3Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p578
Item 2 of 3Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdp34, 54
Item 3 of 3Glendinning, Miles and Muthesius, Stefan1994Tower Block: Modern Public Housing in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland Yale University Press: New Haven and Londonp211 Image of development under construction in 1965
p381 Gazetteer 2 Craigshill South Housing

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this :
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Architects Journal10 January 1968  p83-100 Craigshill South Housing
Item 2 of 4Architectural ReviewJanuary 1965  p45 Craigshill South Housing
Item 3 of 4Builder15 May 1964  p1035 Craigshill South Housing
Item 4 of 4InterbuildMay 1964  p20-1 Craigshill South Housing