Basic Biographical Details

Name: Hamish McLachlan
Designation: Architect
Born: 1920
Died: 22 June 2011
Bio Notes: Hamish McLachlan was born in 1920 and studied at the Edinburgh College of Art from 1937. His studies were interrupted by war service from 1940 to 1946, and he finally received his diploma in 1948. He worked as assistant in the practice of Basil Spence & Partners from 1949 to 1952. He then moved to London where he joined YRM.

McLachlan died on 22 June 2011 in Exemouth, Devon.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2Edinburgh, Scotland Before 19491952 
Item 2 of 2London, England 1952  

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 2Basil Spence & Partners19491952Assistant 
Item 2 of 2Yorke, Rosenberg & Mardall (YRM)After 1952   


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1Thomas, Jane2000A day in the life of a young trainee architect, Hamish McLachlan Architectural Heritage, Vol XI, Issue 11 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1Sent to DSA by emailInformation from AHRC/RCAHMS Spence project per David W Walker and Clive Fenton Clive Fenton's research notes (sent July 2010)