Basic Biographical Details

Name: William Colquhoun Harrison
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: William ('Bill') Colquhoun Harrison was perhaps born in Glasgow. He studied for the DA at the School of Art there. He was elected a student member of the RIBA in 1949 and was elected ARIBA in 1951. He worked in the British Rail Architect's Department. He subsequently joined the South East Regional Hospital Board, later the Common Services Agency Building Division (in the Glasgow office), and is still listed as working there in 1987.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 520, Carrick Park, Ayr, Ayrshire, ScotlandPrivate1950 *  
Item 2 of 5c/o McDonald/7, Glasgow Road, Baillieston, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate1950 *  
Item 3 of 5136, Weirwood Avenue, Garrowhill, Baillieston, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate1955 *  
Item 4 of 511, Kew Terrace, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivateBefore 1960 *After 1970 
Item 5 of 5CSA Building Division/378, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness1979 *  

* 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 2British Railways Architects (Architects Department, British Rail)  Architect 
Item 2 of 2South East Regional Hospital Board, Architect's Department (or South Eastern Hospital Board)  Architect 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 6RIBA1950The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 2 of 6RIBA1955Kalendar 1954-1955   
Item 3 of 6RIBA1965The RIBA Kalendar   
Item 4 of 6RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 5 of 6RIBA1979Directory of members   
Item 6 of 6RIBA1987RIBA Directory of Members 1987   

Archive References

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