Basic Site Details

Name: Thurso Technical College
Town, district or village: Thurso
City or county: Caithness
Country: Scotland
Parish: Thurso
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31957 Proposedready in 2-3 years from 1957/01/04 per Builder article. To cost 25,000
Item 2 of 32 October 1959 Proposedextension costing 140,000 per Builder p368
Item 3 of 31961 Build/construction 


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 4William Malcolm WilsonArchitect 1 February 1957 Builder p252. Work may not have been carried out or more probably this work was on the Annexe Building (former Board School). New College by Alison & Hutchison.
Item 2 of 4Alison & Hutchison & PartnersArchitectural practiceB1961  
Item 3 of 4George Raphael Michael KennedyArchitectB1961  
Item 4 of 4Robert Forbes HutchisonArchitectB1961  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Caithness Education Committeeclient for 1957


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Booksp132

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder4 January 1957  p34
Item 2 of 3Builder1 February 1957  p252
Item 3 of 3Builder2 October 1959  p368