Basic Site Details

Name: Technical College
Town, district or village: Galashiels
City or county: Selkirkshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: Won Civic Trust Award 1965.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Scottish College of TextilesYesReplaced Technical College

Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 419081909  
Item 2 of 4May 1962September 1962Build/constructionestimated start and completion dates for new Galashiels Technical Centre per Builder 28 Apr 1961 p811
Item 3 of 419631965Build/constructionNew college
Item 4 of 41965 Won award or awardsCT Award?

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 6J & J HallArchitectural practiceA19081909 
Item 2 of 6John HallArchitectA19081909 
Item 3 of 6Alison & Hutchison & PartnersArchitectural practiceB19631965New College to replace the 1908-9 buildings
Item 4 of 6Robert Forbes HutchisonArchitectB19631965New College to replace the 1908-9 buildings
Item 5 of 6Colin WalkerArchitectC19631965Listed in 1972 RIBA Kalendar under G R M Kennedy & Partners - Kennedy and Walker may have been mainly responsible when working for Alison & Hutchison.
Item 6 of 6George Raphael Michael KennedyArchitectC19631965Listed in 1972 & 1975 RIBA Kalendar under G R M Kennedy & Partners - Kennedy and Walker may have been mainly responsible when working for Alison & Hutchison.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Education Authorityc 1962

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Cruft, Kitty, Dunbar, John and Fawcett, Richard2006Borders (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp303
Item 2 of 3Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p551
Item 3 of 3RIBA1972RIBA Directory 1972   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder28 April 1961  'New Technical Colleges, Scotland' p811
Item 2 of 3Design Journal1965  p70-73
Item 3 of 3RIAS Quarterly  Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS)John Hall's obituary--check date