Basic Biographical Details

Name: Donald Graham Gavin
Designation: Architect
Died: December 2006
Bio Notes: Donald Graham Gavin studied at Glasgow School of Art and was elected a student member of the RIBA in 1964. He was elected ARIBA in 1966.

He joined Boswell Mitchell & Johnston before 1979 and was latterly a senior partner in the firm. He retired in 2003 and died in December 2006, survived by his wife Elizabeth and daughters Susan and Kirsty and four grandchildren.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 4Lovat Avenue, Bearsden, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate 2006 
Item 2 of 418, Dalrymple Street, Girvan, Ayrshire, ScotlandPrivate1965 *  
Item 3 of 449, Montrose Drive, Mosshead, Bearsden, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate1970 *  
Item 4 of 418, Woodlands Terrace, 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 1Boswell, Mitchell & Johnston1983 Senior Partner 

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 21988Woodcroft Telephone Exchange  EdinburghScotlandComprehensive re-glazing scheme
Item 2 of 21997Biomolecular science buildingSt Andrews FifeScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 3RIBA1965The RIBA Kalendar   
Item 2 of 3RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 3 of 3RIBA1979Directory of 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