Basic Site Details

Name: St Margaret's School
Town, district or village: Airdrie
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost: 4,300.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1St Margaret Church HallYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2SchoolYes 
Item 2 of 2Church hall  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1St Margaret's School, Hallcraig Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31874 Build/constructionDatestone 'St Margaret's School 1874'
Item 2 of 319111912Alteration/conversionManual instruction rooms
Item 3 of 39 July 1954 * ReconstructionCorporation has had plans prepared for scheme of reconstruction and additions

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 6James ThomsonArchitect 1874  
Item 2 of 6James Thomson & SonsArchitectural practiceA1874  
Item 3 of 6Alexander Houston ThomsonArchitectB19111912Manual instruction rooms
Item 4 of 6James Thomson & SonsArchitectural practiceB19111912Manual instruction rooms
Item 5 of 6James Thomson (junior)ArchitectB19111912Manual instruction rooms
Item 6 of 6Harry ShawArchitect, Engineer 1954 * Reconstruction and additions

* earliest date known from documented sources.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Close, Rob, Gifford, John & Walker, Frank Arneil2016The Buildings of Scotland: Lanarkshire & Renfrewshire New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp.102
Item 2 of 2Who's Who in Architecture1923    

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder9 July 1954  p78

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Alexander Houston Thomson: L v26 no2116; James Thomson Junior: L v21 no1621