Basic Biographical Details

Name: Eric Willox
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: Eric Willox studied at the School of Architecture in Aberdeen and was awarded the diploma in architecture there in 1959. He was admitted ARIBA in 1960 and ARIAS the following year. He joined the practice of Bamber Hall & Partners before 1965. However he seems to have moved by the early 1970s to a post in the Architectural and Civil Engineering Department of the BBC in London and was chief architect by the mid-1980s. He remained with the BBC until at least the late 1980s and probably until he retired before 1994.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 352, Broomhill, Aberdeen, ScotlandPrivatec. 1960  
Item 2 of 3c/o 27, Rutland Square, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate1961  
Item 3 of 3Henry Wood House, London, EnglandBusinessEarly 1970sLate 1980s 

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 3Bamber & HallBefore 1965 Architect 
Item 2 of 3Bamber Hall & Partnersc. 1967After 1970Partner 
Item 3 of 3BBC Architects DepartmentAfter 1970Late 1980sArchitect 

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 211960sLibraryBroxburn West LothianScotland 
Item 2 of 211960sUphall Primary SchoolUphall West LothianScotland 
Item 3 of 211966Crewe Toll Fire StationCrewe Toll EdinburghScotland 
Item 4 of 211967Craigshill Fire StationLivingston West LothianScotland 
Item 5 of 211967Dalkeith Fire StationDalkeith MidlothianScotland 
Item 6 of 211967Ferranti Ltd FactoryGorgie EdinburghScotland 
Item 7 of 211967Holy Rood RC Secondary SchoolDuddingston Edinburgh  
Item 8 of 211967Portobello Secondary SchoolPortobello EdinburghScotland 
Item 9 of 211969St Augustines School  EdinburghScotland 
Item 10 of 21After 1969Preston Lodge Secondary SchoolPrestonpans East LothianScotland 
Item 11 of 21Late 1960sBridgeton Telephone ExchangeBridgeton GlasgowScotlandExtensions
Item 12 of 21Late 1960sFerranti Ltd North Berwick East LothianScotland 
Item 13 of 21Late 1960sFerranti Ltd offices and laboratories  AberdeenScotland 
Item 14 of 21Late 1960sGreenwell Housing DevelopmentFauldhouse West LothianScotland 
Item 15 of 21Late 1960sHostel for Scout CouncilBonaly EdinburghScotland 
Item 16 of 21Late 1960sHousing DevelopmentLinlithgowbridge West LothianScotland 
Item 17 of 21Late 1960sTelephone ExchangeCumbernauld LanarkshireScotlandExtensions
Item 18 of 211970sPhilipstoun Housing DevelopmentPhilipstoun West LothianScotland 
Item 19 of 21After 1970Steil's InstitutionTranent East LothianScotlandUpgrading and extensions
Item 20 of 211971Lothian Regional Council Water Department officeFairmilehead EdinburghScotland 
Item 21 of 211973Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, blood transfusion unit and laboratories  EdinburghScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 5RIBA1961Kalendar 1960-61   
Item 2 of 5RIBA1965The RIBA Kalendar   
Item 3 of 5RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 4 of 5RIBA1979Directory of members   
Item 5 of 5RIBA1984RIBA Directory of members   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 3Courtesy of Stephen StensonInformation via 'Contact Us' on website Sent May 2016
Item 2 of 3RIAS, Rutland SquareRecords of membership  
Item 3 of 3School of Architecture, Garthdee, Aberdeen, RGIT: former pupils, 1937-1970Galletly, James