Basic Biographical Details

Name: Angus Bowie MacMillan
Designation: Architect
Born: 31 August 1920
Bio Notes: Angus Bowie MacMillan was born on 31 August 1920 at Emervale, Kildalton, the son of Gilbert McMillan, carter, of Anderston, Glasgow, and his wife Elizabeth Bowie who had married in Glasgow in 1915. He was elected a student member of the RIBA in 1948. He studied at the School of Architecture Glasgow School of Art and was elected ARIBA in 1950. In 1953 he is listed as DFC. By 1960 he had moved to Middlessex and was a partner in the practice R J A Wilson & MacMillan. In 1963 he gave his address as being in Bothwell, Lanarkshire. By 1965 he had moved to Worcester and was practising as MacMillan & Morrison in which practice he remained until at least 1975. They both lived in Lanarkshire in their early years and may have had an early connection there. Although his address was in Worcester James Morrison seesm to have remained in Scotland. The practice worked in association with Douglas Marriott, Worby & Robinson in the mid-1970s. MacMillan is later listed as living in Cheltenham (1979). He is no longer listed in 1987.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 823, Queen Square, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate1948After 1950 
Item 2 of 823, Orchard Street, Hamilton, Lanarkshire, ScotlandPrivate(?)c. 1953  
Item 3 of 812, Murray Crescent, Pinner, Middlessex, EnglandPrivate(?)1960 *  
Item 4 of 8Blairston House, Bothwell, Lanarkshire, ScotlandPrivate1963 *  
Item 5 of 854, Broad Street, Worcester, Worcestershire, EnglandPrivate/business(?)1965 *  
Item 6 of 833, Sudbury, Worcester, Worcestershire, EnglandPrivate/business(?)1970 *  
Item 7 of 82, Royal Crescent, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness1975 *  
Item 8 of 823, Imperial Square, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, EnglandPrivate/business(?)1979 *  

* 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 1MacMillan & Morrison1975 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 151970Bargeddie SchoolBargeddie LanarkshireScotlandAdditions?
Item 2 of 151970BP Sanmex Ltd Factory Rutherglen GlasgowScotlandContinual work including alterations to factory
Item 3 of 151970Duncan Johnston Ltd Factory  LanarkshireScotlandExtensions
Item 4 of 151970Factory for Initial ServicesPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandVarious alterations to factory - as architects to Initial Services Ltd
Item 5 of 151970Holm Foundry Administration Building and Amenity BuildingCathcart GlasgowScotlandComputer suite added for Weir Pumps Ltd
Item 6 of 151970Houses, clubs etc for Whatlings Redwood   ScotlandAs architects to Whatlings Redwood
Item 7 of 151970Housing for Alva Town CouncilAlva ClackmannanshireScotlandModernisation of houses
Item 8 of 151970Licensed premisesWhitlawburn, Cambuslang LanarkshireScotland 
Item 9 of 151970Licensed premises for EMI Ltd  GlasgowScotlandAlterations
Item 10 of 151970Oatlands (Shawfield) Treatment AreaOatlands GlasgowScotlandModernisation scheme
Item 11 of 151970TenementsPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandModernisation
Item 12 of 151970Turomax Ltd Offices  GlasgowScotlandModernisation
Item 13 of 151970Welch & Margetson Factory  AyrshireScotlandModernisation of factory and canteen
Item 14 of 151970Wellmeadow Bowling Club pavilionPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandExtension to clubhouse
Item 15 of 151970William Hollins factoryPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAlterations


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 7RIBA1948The RIBA Kalendar 1948-1949 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 2 of 7RIBA1950The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 3 of 7RIBA1961Kalendar 1960-61   
Item 4 of 7RIBA1965The RIBA Kalendar   
Item 5 of 7RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 6 of 7RIBA1979Directory of members   
Item 7 of 7RIBA1987RIBA Directory of Members 1987   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIAS, Rutland SquareRecords of membership