Basic Biographical Details

Name: Gilbert Ash (Scotland) Ltd
Designation: Contractor
Bio Notes: Gilbert Ash was a building contractor

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this contractor (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1Roderick Desmond Lee  ArchitectMay not have been specifically tied to Scottish wing of Gilbert Ash

Buildings and Designs

This contractor 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 171963Hutchesontown / Gorbals Area D  GlasgowScotlandDesigned and built 1st and 5th development, the latter using proprietary Tracoba system
Item 2 of 1710 April 1964Schweppes FactoryEast Kilbride LanarkshireScotland 
Item 3 of 1729 May 1964Junior Secondary School, Manse BraeLochgilphead Argyll & ButeScotlandNew school
Item 4 of 177 August 1964Office for Rolyn Investments Ltd, HamiltonHamilton LanarkshireScotland 
Item 5 of 1725 September 1964Cameron Iron Works factory, LivingstonLivingston West LothianScotland 
Item 6 of 171965Whiteinch-Broomhill Housing Development  Glasgow  
Item 7 of 1710 June 1966University of Glasgow, Engineering Block  GlasgowScotland 
Item 8 of 1716 September 19667-storey block for Scottish Site Improvements Ltd. and Scottish Life Assurance Co. Ltd  GlasgowScotland 
Item 9 of 1728 October 1966University of Edinburgh, Regional Computing Centre and Lecture Theatre Wing  EdinburghScotland 
Item 10 of 171967Four 19-storey tower blocks, Wester Common Road, North Kelvin CDA Area APossilpark GlasgowScotland 
Item 11 of 171967Senior Secondary SchoolNewbattle MidlothianScotland 
Item 12 of 171968Flats for City CorporationGorbals GlasgowScotlandLow rise now demolished but high rise still extant.
Item 13 of 171968Loudoun AcademyGalston AyrshireScotland 
Item 14 of 171968Tower Block, Collina Street, Maryhill CDA Area AMaryhill GlasgowScotlandas design-and-build contractor
Item 15 of 171969Auchenharvie AcademyStevenston AyrshireScotland 
Item 16 of 17c. 1969Hutchesontown / Gorbals CDA Area EGorbals GlasgowScotland 
Item 17 of 17c. 1969Easterhouse Township CentreEasterhouse GlasgowScotlandGilbert Ash finished contract after original contractor, Logan, went into liquidation.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this contractor:
Item 1 of 2Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdp42, p149 Hutchesontown E
Item 2 of 2Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this contractor:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 6Builder10 April 1964  p792
Item 2 of 6Builder29 May 1964  p1160
Item 3 of 6Builder7 August 1964  p302
Item 4 of 6Builder9 October 1964  p798
Item 5 of 6Building10 June 1966  p.186
Item 6 of 6Building1 December 1967  p158