Basic Site Details

Name: Coatbridge Public Baths, swimming pool and clinic
Town, district or village: Coatbridge
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: Sculptor George B Innes. Estimated cost 42,000 (Clinic and Health offices cost 20,000). Competition assessor William B Whitie. Thirty-six entries for competition. Erected with the assistance of a grant from the Commissioner for Special Areas.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Coatbridge Public Baths and Clinic  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Coatbridge Public Baths/453, Main StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 71934 Competition held 
Item 2 of 76 January 1935  Result of competition announced
Item 3 of 711 November 1935  Plan dated
Plans dated
Item 4 of 7c. 1935  Competition designs by Carrick dated
Item 5 of 71938  Alexander Davidson won competition
Item 6 of 74 May 1938  Visit to baths by King and Queen
Item 7 of 77 December 1938  Inauguration of clinic, health offices and sanitary department

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 9J & J A CarrickArchitectural practiceA1934 Competition design - not placed
Item 2 of 9James Andrew CarrickArchitectA1934 Competition design - not placed
Item 3 of 9James CarrickArchitectA1934 Competition design - not placed
Item 4 of 9Alexander DavidsonArchitectB1936 Won competition and secured job
Item 5 of 9James Davidson & SonArchitectural practice, SurveyorsB1936 Won competition and secured job
Item 6 of 9(Colonel) Robert W Walker ArchitectC1936 Competition design - awarded second prize
Item 7 of 9David Reekie SmithArchitectC1936 Competition design - awarded second prize
Item 8 of 9R J Walker, Hardy & SmithArchitectural practiceC1936 Competition design - awarded second prize
Item 9 of 9James MillerArchitectD1936 Competition design - awarded third prize

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Peden, Allan1992The Monklands: an illustrated architectural guide RIASp43

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4RIBA JournalBetween 1935 and 1936XLIIILondon: Royal Institute of British Architectsp1106
Item 2 of 4Scotsman7 January 1936  p10
Item 3 of 4Scotsman26 April 1938  p8
Item 4 of 4Scotsman8 December 1938  p14

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSJ & J A Carrick Collection 14 drawing for baths and municipal buildings, 4 watercolours, interior photo, chalk drawings etc. JAC 6/1,3,4 - 10,13, 14