Basic Biographical Details

Name: Gibson, Laing & Partners
Designation: Architectural practice
Bio Notes: Gibson, Laing & Partners was the successor to the practice T Bowhill Gibson & Laing. It was in operation from the 1960s. In 1975 John Mitchell Wood and James Mitchell Wood were the partners but by 1981 James Mitchell Wood is shown as sole partner in directories.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 36, Manor Place, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness1964 *  
Item 2 of 35, West Maitland Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessBefore 19701979 
Item 3 of 36, Grove Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness1980 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architectural practice (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 5John Mitchell WoodBefore 1965After 1980Partner 
Item 2 of 5Robert Gellatly Rigg Brown1970 Partner 
Item 3 of 5William Brook SampsonBefore 1970 Partner 
Item 4 of 5James William LaingBefore 1970 Partner 
Item 5 of 5James Mitchell Wood1975 * Partner 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Buildings and Designs

This architectural practice 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 151958Bryan's SchoolEasthouses, Dalkeith MidlothianScotland 
Item 2 of 151958Police StationBathgate West LothianScotland 
Item 3 of 151959Dalkeith Colliery, BathsDalkeith MidlothianScotland 
Item 4 of 151962Farm buildings including Oatridge  West LothianScotland 
Item 5 of 151962Transport Depot  EdinburghScotland 
Item 6 of 151963The Merlin licensed premisesMorningside EdinburghScotland 
Item 7 of 151964Glencorse BarracksPenicuik MidlothianScotlandAlterations? additions?
Item 8 of 151965Diagnostic Centre  EdinburghScotland 
Item 9 of 151965Shopping developmentWishaw LanarkshireScotland 
Item 10 of 151967Moray House Training College  EdinburghScotlandAlterations
Item 11 of 151968CraigiehallCramond EdinburghScotlandAlterations to command headquarters (main house) and housing in grounds.
Item 12 of 151968Paper MillPowderhall EdinburghScotland 
Item 13 of 151968Royal Naval EstablishmentRosyth FifeScotlandOffices
Item 14 of 151968Transport officesShrubhill EdinburghScotland 
Item 15 of 151969Factory for Glasgow ButchersCambuslang LanarkshireScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architectural practice:
Item 1 of 3Municipal Annual1964Scottish Municipal Annual1964-1965  
Item 2 of 3RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 3 of 3RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices