Basic Biographical Details

Name: James Morrison
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: James Morrison was elected a student member of the RIBA in 1948. Around this time he was living in Paisley. He studied at Glasgow School of Art and was elected ARIBA in 1950. By 1955 he had moved to Ayrshire but was back in Paisley by 1960. By 1965 he was practising as Macmillan & Morrison in Bothwell, Lanarkshire. In 1975 the practice was operating from 2 Royal Crescent, Glasgow.

Morrison is no longer listed in 1979.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 436, McKerrell Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire, ScotlandPrivate1950 *  
Item 2 of 416, Fairlie View, Gatehead-by-Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, ScotlandPrivate1955  
Item 3 of 452, Thornley Park Avenue, Paisley, Renfrewshire, ScotlandPrivate1960 *  
Item 4 of 4Blairston House, Bothwell, Lanarkshire, ScotlandPrivate1965 *After 1970 

* 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 & Morrison1965After 1975Partner 

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 5RIBA1950The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 2 of 5RIBA1955Kalendar 1954-1955   
Item 3 of 5RIBA1960The RIBA Kalendar 1959-19601959-1960  
Item 4 of 5RIBA1965The RIBA Kalendar   
Item 5 of 5RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970