Basic Site Details

Name: Falkirk Municipal Buildings
Town, district or village: Falkirk
City or county: Stirlingshire
Country: Scotland
Status: Unexecuted
Grid ref:
Notes: It would appear that the competition came to nothing in the 1930s. BAron Bercott would appear to have designed new buildings in the 1960s - see separate entry

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Town hall  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Falkirk Town Hall, Upper Newmarket StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11935  Competition held for new building - perhaps including old part?


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 6James Inch MorrisonArchitect 1935 Won competition - but not executed? Apeears to have informal partnership with Carruthers Laidlaw for this competition
Item 2 of 6(Sir) William Hardie Kininmonth ArchitectA1935 Unsuccessful competition entry
Item 3 of 6Rowand Anderson, Paul & PartnersArchitectural practiceA1935 Unsuccessful competition entry
Item 4 of 6Noad & WallaceArchitectural practiceB1935 Unsuccessful competition entry for new building adjacent to old town hall
Item 5 of 6Richard Mervyn Noad (or simply Mervyn Noad)ArchitectB1935 Unsuccessful competition entry for new building adjacent to old town hall
Item 6 of 6William Carruthers LaidlawArchitectC1935 Won competition - but not executed? Appears to be have informal partnership with Morrison for this competition.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1McKean, Charles1987The Scottish Thirties: An Architectural Introduction Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Pressp28

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architect and Building News1936Jan-Jun p17 (Illus)
Item 2 of 2RIBA JournalBetween 1935 and 1936XLIIILondon: Royal Institute of British Architectsp323