Basic Site Details

Name: Simshill School
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Administration block, classroom block, and technical block set on steeply-sloping site. Buildings in blue brick and strongly-expressed reinforced concrete.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1King's Park Secondary School  

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119561963Build/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 4Alexander G MacgregorArchitect, Town PlannerA19561957As apprentice with Isi Metzstein
Item 2 of 4Andrew MacMillanArchitectA19561963 
Item 3 of 4Gillespie Kidd & CoiaArchitectural practiceA19561963 
Item 4 of 4Isi Israel MetzsteinArchitectA19561963 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  P569
Item 2 of 2Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdp132

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Courtesy of Alexander MacgregorInformation sent to the Dictionary Sent April 2016