Basic Site Details

Name: Airdrie Academy
Town, district or village: Thrashbush, Airdrie
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Builder Robert Paterson.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1SchoolYesDemolished 2007. New Airdrie Academy building built 2004 on playing fields adjacent to this building.

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Airdrie Academy, South Commonhead AvenueYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31941 Build/constructionOriginal building
Item 2 of 32004 Build/constructionReplacement building
Item 3 of 32007 Destruction/demolitionOriginal building demolished


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 2John StewartArchitect 1941 Lanark County Architect responsible for original building here.
Item 2 of 2Boswell, Mitchell & JohnstonArchitectural practice 2004 Designed replacement Airdrie Academy built on playing fields adjacent to original building (demolished 2007).


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Close, Rob, Gifford, John & Walker, Frank Arneil2016The Buildings of Scotland: Lanarkshire & Renfrewshire New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp.103
Item 2 of 3House, Jack Robert Paterson Builder, 1827-1977 Robert Paterson Construction Ltd, Airdriep31 Illustration.
Item 3 of 3Peden, Allan1992The Monklands: an illustrated architectural guide RIASp18