Basic Biographical Details

Name: Norman Reid (Norman Hunter Reid)
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: Nothing is yet known of Norman Reid other than one job in the mid-1960s. He can probably be identified with Norman Hunter Reid who was born on 4 May 1928, the son of William Robertson Reid, company area manager, and his wife Agnes Forrest Hunter Baillie. He was a student member of the RIBA from 1953 and studied for the diploma in architecture at Edinburgh College of Art and graduated in 1954. He was elected ARIBA in 1955. He was a contemporary of Eric Davidson and like Davidson worked in the office of Leslie Graham (Thomson) Macdougall. He later worked for the Health Service - by at least 1979, when his address is given as with the Buildings Division in Drumsheugh Gardens.

Reid died on 3 November 1988 at the Fairlmile Nursing Home, Edinburgh. He was survived by his wife Margaret Archer and his daughter Morag.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 347, Viewforth, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate1954  
Item 2 of 3122, Brunton Gardens, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivatec. 1957After 1960 
Item 3 of 325, Redford Loan, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivateBefore 19651988 

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 1Scottish Health Services Common Services Agency1979 * Architect 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

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 11965London Road UP Church and church hall and officesCalton EdinburghScotlandConsolidation and modernisation.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 8Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp435
Item 2 of 8RIBA1954RIBA Kalendar 1953-54   
Item 3 of 8RIBA1957The RIBA Kalendar 1957-1958 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 4 of 8RIBA1960The RIBA Kalendar 1959-19601959-1960  
Item 5 of 8RIBA1965The RIBA Kalendar   
Item 6 of 8RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 7 of 8RIBA1979Directory of members   
Item 8 of 8RIBA1984RIBA Directory of members   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 2H M Register HouseDeath Register  
Item 2 of 2Interview with Eric Davidson, 20 October 2010Information to Yvonne Hillyard