Basic Biographical Details

Name: William Gilchrist Highet
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: William Gilchrist Highet studied for the diploma in architecture at Glasgow School of Art and was elected ARIBA in 1961. He remained in Glasgow after qualification. However by 1979 he had moved to Strathpeffer and was working in the Consarc Partnership. By 1984 he had opened business on his own account as W G Highet with an office in Muir of Ord. He is not listed in the RIBA directory for 1994 and had perhaps retired by then.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 548, Wykeham Road, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivatec. 1960  
Item 2 of 5533, Anniesland Road, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate1965  
Item 3 of 544, Rowallan Gardens, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate1970 *  
Item 4 of 5The Old Mill, Millnain, Strathpeffer, Ross & Cromarty, ScotlandBusiness1979  
Item 5 of 5Forbes House, Muir of Ord, Ross & Cromarty, ScotlandPrivate/business(?)1984 *  

* 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 2Consarc PartnershipBefore 1979 Architect 
Item 2 of 2James Munce PartnershipMid 1970s 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 91967Fruid Valley Reservoir  PeeblesshireScotlandControl house
Item 2 of 91967Water treatment works buildingsPeterhead AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 3 of 91967Water treatment works buildings, PateshillWest Calder West LothianScotland 
Item 4 of 91970WhitehillRosewell MidlothianScotlandMedical unit, sisters' residence and school extension
Item 5 of 91973Feasibility study for the Erne Angling Centre   Northern Ireland 
Item 6 of 91973Sheltered housing for the Burgh of MilngavieMilngavie DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 7 of 91973Water treatment works buildingsLoch Eck ArgyllScotland 
Item 8 of 91974Feasibility study for visitor centreStrathpeffer Ross & CromartyScotland 
Item 9 of 91974Tenement and environmental improvements  GlasgowScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 5RIBA1961Kalendar 1960-61   
Item 2 of 5RIBA1965The RIBA Kalendar   
Item 3 of 5RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 4 of 5RIBA1979Directory of members   
Item 5 of 5RIBA1984RIBA Directory of members