Basic Site Details

Name: Rolls Royce Factory
Town, district or village: Hillington
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51939   
Item 2 of 5November 1951 AdditionPlans in hand for additions and alterations to factory, test beds for jet engine and other works
Item 3 of 526 September 1952 * Plans prepared, construction not yet begunPlans in hand for new buildings, to be erected at 316 to 406 Hillington Road
Item 4 of 5December 1967 Alterations and additionsBOT approved plans to extend factory and to erect office block.
Item 5 of 51970 Build/constructionNew factory

* earliest date known from documented sources.


People

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 10W A Phillips (or W G Phillips?)ArchitectA1939 Designer; project apparently completed by James Murie Henderson
Item 2 of 10James Murie HendersonArchitectAc. 1942Before 1944Taken on as chief architect for completion of factory, which had apparently been designed by W A Phillips
Item 3 of 10Horace James Dick HamiltonArchitectB1951 Additions and alterations to factory, test beds for jet engine and other works
Item 4 of 10Wilson, Hamilton & WilsonArchitectural practiceB1951 Additions and alterations to factory, test beds for jet engine and other works
Item 5 of 10Rolls Royce, Ltd ArchitectsArchitectural practice 26 September 1952 * New buildings
Item 6 of 10Edward HanlonArchitectA1970 New factory
Item 7 of 10Peter Leslie Aitken WilliamsArchitectA1970 New factory
Item 8 of 10William Duncan HunterArchitectA1970 New factory
Item 9 of 10William JardineArchitectA1970 New factory
Item 10 of 10Wylie Shanks & PartnersArchitectural practiceA1970 New factory

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Rolls Royce 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Bailey, Rebecca M1996Scottish architects' papers: a source book Edinburgh: The Rutland Pressp151

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Architect and Building News1939Jul-Dec p268
Item 2 of 3Builder9 November 1951  p647
Item 3 of 3Building15 December 1967  p153

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Horace Hamilton: F no5069 (Combined Box 54)