Basic Site Details

Name: Hamilton Parish Council Chambers
Town, district or village: Hamilton
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Status: Delisted
Grid ref:
Notes: Information regarding the involvement of Beattie & Morton is from telephone call from District Council to DMW, reporting find of drawings. Uncertain as to actual involvement, probably competition design which had not been returned.

Demolished with LBC.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1District Council OfficesYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 166, Brandon StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 4c. 1904 Competition held 
Item 2 of 41905 Design exhibited 
Item 3 of 41906 Design exhibited 
Item 4 of 41908 Design exhibited 


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 9Gavin PatersonArchitectC  Plans - not dated - perhaps competition drawings
Item 2 of 9Alexander CullenArchitectA19041908Won competition to secure job
Item 3 of 9Alexander YoungArchitectA1904 Worked as assistant to Alexander Cullen on this job
Item 4 of 9James LochheadArchitectA19041908Won competition to secure job
Item 5 of 9William BrownArchitectA19041908Won competition to secure job
Item 6 of 9G N Beattie & MortonArchitectural practiceBc. 1904 Competition design
Item 7 of 9George Nicholas BeattieArchitectBc. 1904 Competition design
Item 8 of 9John Gibb MortonArchitectBc. 1904 Competition design?
Item 9 of 9Gavin PatersonArchitect 1906 Competition design exhibited


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 6Academy Architecture1905 part 1 p90-91
Item 2 of 6Academy Architecture1906 Part 1 p75 (Gavin Paterson's design)
Item 3 of 6Academy Architecture1908 part 1 p63
Item 4 of 6Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1906   930 (Gavin Paterson's design)
Item 5 of 6Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1908   647
Item 6 of 6Stothers, Thomas1912Stothers's Glasgow, Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire Xmas and New Year Annual 1911-19121911-1912Hamilton 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register34536Delisted February 2015.
Item 2 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSScottish Survey of Architectural Practices Project MS material  
Item 3 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Brown: L v12 no741 (microfilm reel 33); James Lochhead: F v20 no1453 (microfilm reel 13); Alexander Young: L v21 no1697
Item 4 of 4South Lanarkshire Council ArchiveGavin Paterson Archive F41/7/c/2. 3 rolled plans.