Basic Biographical Details

Name: McMenan & Brown
Bio Notes: Willaim Murdoch Rigg McMenan and Archibald Lachlan Brown would appear to have formed a partnership before 1970. They had branch offices in Bearsden and Edinburgh by the mid-1970s.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 44, Canniesburn Square, Bearsden, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness1970s1980s 
Item 2 of 41, Castle Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness1970s1980s 
Item 3 of 410, Royal Terrace, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness1970 *After 1981 
Item 4 of 431, Douglas Street, Milngavie, Glasgow, ScotlandBusinessBefore 1975After 1981 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

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 3William Murdoch Rigg McMenan1969Before 1975Partner 
Item 2 of 3Archibald Lachlan Brown1970s1980sPartnerWas sole partner in 1975.
Item 3 of 3B J Lavery1980s Architect 

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 101968Corporation HousingHelensburgh DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 2 of 101968Post officePort Glasgow RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 3 of 101968Salvation Army ChurchSpringburn GlasgowScotland 
Item 4 of 101968Thornwood Primary SchoolPartick GlasgowScotland 
Item 5 of 10After 1970Douglas AcademyMilngavie GlasgowScotlandExtension
Item 6 of 10After 1970Housing for Helensburgh Town CouncilHelensburgh DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 7 of 10After 1970Office development for the Department of the EnvironmentCumbernauld LanarkshireScotland 
Item 8 of 10After 1970Telephone Exchange and housingMilngavie GlasgowScotland 
Item 9 of 101976Old Mains Castle, gatehouse and dovecoteMilngavie GlasgowScotlandRefurbishment of and additions to gatehouse and dovecote to form 2 dwellings.
Item 10 of 101982Advocates' Close  EdinburghScotlandRestoration and rebuilding from historical research


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 3Allen, Nic (ed.) Scottish Architects in Conservation  p74
Item 2 of 3RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   
Item 3 of 3RIBA1981Directory of Practices 1981