Basic Biographical Details

Name: Norman Grant Raitt
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: Norman Grant Raitt studied at the School of Architecture in Aberdeen. He was elected ARIAS in 1961 and ARIBA in 1964. Porbably in the 1960s he worked for Sir Basil Spence Glover & Ferguson.

By 1970 his address (both home and business?) was Broomieknowe House, 2 Broomieknowe, Lasswade. He practised as sole partner in his own firm in 1981 which was titled Norman Raitt initially and later Norman Raitt Architects Ltd. His office was in Edinburgh.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 543, Aboyne Road, Aberdeen, ScotlandPrivateBefore 1960  
Item 2 of 5Broomieknowe House/2, Broomieknowe, Lasswade, Midlothian, ScotlandPrivate/business(?)1970  
Item 3 of 57, Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness1981After 1984 
Item 4 of 554B, Manor Place, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate1994 *  
Item 5 of 514, Golf Course Road, Bonnyrigg, Midlothian, ScotlandPrivatec. 2010  

* 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 2Sir Basil Spence, Glover & Ferguson1960s(?) Architect 
Item 2 of 2Edinburgh University Housing Research Unit (HRU) / Architecture Research Unit (ARU)1975 * Architect 

* earliest date known from documented sources.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 4RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 2 of 4RIBA1979Directory of members   
Item 3 of 4RIBA1981Directory of Practices 1981   
Item 4 of 4RIBA1994A Directory of RIBA Members   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 3Information per Jane ThomasSpence project RCAHMS  
Item 2 of 3RIAS, Rutland SquareRecords of membership  
Item 3 of 3School of Architecture, Garthdee, Aberdeen, RGIT: former pupils, 1937-1970Galletly, James