Basic Biographical Details

Name: John Bull
Designation: Architect
Born:  
Died: 18 May 1987
Bio Notes: John Bull was born in Lancashire on____. He had lived and worked on Skye before taking a post with the Property Services Agency in Edinburgh in 1973. He rose to become Principal Architect in the Directorate of Scottish Services. Initially he worked as project manager on a wide range of RAF buildings and telephone exchanges. His greatest achievement was the new Sheriff Court House in Glasgow. He coordinated the construction of the building, the design of which was by consultants chosen before the PSA was involved. His 'distinctive management style helped ensure that at all times' all those involved 'performed as a team'.

He died on 18 May 1987 four months short of retirement.

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 3 Geddes House, Inland Revenue CentreLivingston West LothianScotlandAs architect with the PSA
Item 2 of 31981Sheriff Court of Glasgow, Gorbals Street  GlasgowScotlandCo-ordinated the team working on the project, as PSA Principal Architect
Item 3 of 31983Peterhead Court HousePeterhead AberdeenshireScotlandExension to St Peter Street - as architect with the PSA

References

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIAS Chartered Architect198731 Autumn, p19