Basic Site Details

Name: Girvan Central Development Area
Town, district or village: Girvan
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Housing scheme(?)  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1McConnell Square Centred on this.


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219591976Build/construction 
Item 2 of 21977 Won award or awardsSaltire Society Award


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 4Cowie, Torry & PartnersArchitectural practiceA19591976 
Item 2 of 4John Frederick ('Fred') TorryArchitectA1959 Begun scheme - completed after his retirement
Item 3 of 4Thomas Findlay Lyon (Professor)ArchitectB1959Early 1970sActed as consultant
Item 4 of 4Ian Graham McGill (or MacGill)ArchitectAc. 19701976 


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Girvan Burgh Council 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp347
Item 2 of 2Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p563