Basic Site Details

Name: Coatbridge Municipal Buildings
Town, district or village: Coatbridge
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost: 60,000.

The Sheriff Court (cost 55,000) may be a separate building. Check.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Coatbridge Town HallYes 
Item 2 of 2Sheriff Courthouse  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Dunbeth RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31894   
Item 2 of 31967 DemolitionPartly demolished after fire
Item 3 of 31968 RestorationReconstruction of Sheriff Court


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 5Alexander McGregor MitchellArchitectA1894  
Item 2 of 5Hugh CampbellArchitectA1894 Working under Alexander McGregor Mitchell (carried out 27,000-worth of work)
Item 3 of 5Archibald Thomas LindsayArchitectB1968 Reconstruction of Sheriff Court
Item 4 of 5Launcelot H Ross & LindsayArchitectural practiceB1968 Reconstruction of Sheriff Court
Item 5 of 5Stuart Hodgson PatersonArchitectB1968 Reconstruction of Sheriff Court


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1MPBWCliet for 1968 reconstruction of Sheriff Court


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Peden, Allan1992The Monklands: an illustrated architectural guide RIASp44 and 54
Item 2 of 3RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 3 of 3RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register23016 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Hugh Campbell: L v16 no1169; Alexander McGregor Mitchell Junior: L v19 no1464 (mentions cost but does not claim responsibility)