Basic Biographical Details

Name: Archibald Crawford
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: Archibald Crawford was admitted ARIBA in 1960. He was elected ARIAS in 1964.

He was taken into partnership in the Watson Salmond & Gray practice before 1970. In 1981 he was one of the two remaining partners in the practice. He was still in the practice in 1994.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 317, Maple Road, Dumbreck, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate1965After 1970 
Item 2 of 3245, North Street, Charing Cross, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness1979 *  
Item 3 of 3Clutha House/102, Cornwall Street South, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness1994 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1Watson, Salmond & GrayBefore 1970After 1994Partner 

Buildings and Designs

This architect 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 441960sBritish Linen BankAyr AyrshireScotland 
Item 2 of 441960sBritish Linen BankPrestwick AyrshireScotland 
Item 3 of 441960sBritish Linen BankMotherwell LanarkshireScotland 
Item 4 of 441960sBrodick CastleBrodickArranButeScotlandRestoration
Item 5 of 441960sCairds Yard FactoryGreenock RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 6 of 441960sCaledonian Insurance Building  EdinburghScotlandAlterations? additions?
Item 7 of 441960sCaledonian Insurance Company Offices  LondonEngland 
Item 8 of 441960sCarntyne Industrial EstateCarntyne GlasgowScotland 
Item 9 of 441960sCooperage for Teachers (Distillers) Ltd  GlasgowScotland 
Item 10 of 441960sCraigbank Senior Secondary School  GlasgowScotland 
Item 11 of 441960sFactory for Gray Dunn  GlasgowScotland 
Item 12 of 441960sGovan District AsylumGovan GlasgowScotlandTreatment block; laboratoy block, mortuary, units for intensive case and paraplegics, twin theatre unit. (Some or all of these - the RIBA Directory is vague.)
Item 13 of 441960sHolmwood HouseCathcart GlasgowScotlandRestoration
Item 14 of 441960sIndustrial EstateKilwinning AyrshireScotland 
Item 15 of 441960sOffices for Arthur Guiness  GlasgowScotland 
Item 16 of 441960sOffices for P & W MacLellan  GlasgowScotland 
Item 17 of 441960sPremises of John G Kincaid & Co Ltd (Engineers), East Hamilton StreetGreenock RenfrewshireScotlandNew works? extension to old works?
Item 18 of 441960sResidential Spastics SchoolLittle Corseford, Johnstone RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 19 of 441960sRoyal Bank of ScotlandRutherglen LanarkshireScotland 
Item 20 of 441960sRoyal Bank of ScotlandGreenock RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 21 of 441960sRoyal Bank of ScotlandDumfries DumfreisshireScotland 
Item 22 of 441960sSt Margaret Mary's RC Senior Secondary School  GlasgowScotland 
Item 23 of 441960sThornliebank Industrial EstateThornliebank GlasgowScotland 
Item 24 of 441960sVictoria InfirmaryLangside GlasgowScotlandTreatment block; laboratory block, mortuary, units for intensive case and paraplegics (Philipshill paraplegic unit), twin theatre unit. Also coronary unit, ward upgrading, occupational therapy unit.
Item 25 of 4419624-6 George Street  EdinburghScotland 
Item 26 of 44Before 1964(?)Dollar Academy, Playfair blockDollar ClackmannanshireScotlandRestoration
Item 27 of 441968Dumfries HouseCumnock (near) AyrshireScotlandRestoration. Dining room (proposed reduction in size, not carried out, coffering in Venetian window alcove which was executed)
Item 28 of 44Before 1975Guardian Assurance Office  GlasgowScotland 
Item 29 of 44Before 1975Office for F S Assurance  GlasgowScotland 
Item 30 of 44Before 1975Office for the Woolwich Equitable  GlasgowScotland 
Item 31 of 44c. 1975Barony Parochial AsylumLenzie LanarkshireScotlandUpgrading and modernisation.
Item 32 of 44c. 1975City of Glasgow District Asylum for Pauper LunaticsGartcosh GlasgowScotlandUpgrading and modernisation.
Item 33 of 44c. 1975FactoryGirvan AyrshireScotland 
Item 34 of 44c. 1975Factory for SIECLarkfield LanarkshireScotland 
Item 35 of 44c. 1975Stoneyetts Hospital, WoodileeLenzie DunbartonshireScotlandUpgrading and modernisation.
Item 36 of 44Before 1981Bank of Scotland  GlasgowScotland 
Item 37 of 44Before 1981Bank of ScotlandOban ArgyllScotland 
Item 38 of 44Before 1981Castlemilk Secondary School  GlasgowScotland 
Item 39 of 44Before 1981Factory for Adam Fleck BakeriesDrumchapel  Scotland 
Item 40 of 44Before 1981Factory for Rowntree Mackintosh   Scotland 
Item 41 of 44Before 1981Factory for the Scottish Development Agency   Scotland 
Item 42 of 44Before 1981Royal Bank of ScotlandPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 43 of 44Before 1981Royal Bank of ScotlandMotherwell LanarkshireScotland 
Item 44 of 441987St Andrew's RC ChurchBearsden GlasgowScotlandAs project architect


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 5RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 2 of 5RIBA1979Directory of members   
Item 3 of 5RIBA1981Directory of Practices 1981   
Item 4 of 5RIBA1984RIBA Directory of members   
Item 5 of 5RIBA1994A Directory of RIBA Members   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIAS, Rutland SquareRecords of membership