Basic Site Details

Name: Gracemount Secondary School
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: QS: James Gentles & Son

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 42 August 1957 Proposed'several works in connection with Gracemount Secondary School..., two-stage contract. Total estimated cost ₤320,000. Schedules available end of August.' per Builder p220
Item 2 of 4January 1958(?) Build/construction'Building work commenced at the beginning of the year..' (The New Scotland Article, 1958, p66)
Item 3 of 430 May 1958 Proposed'Corporation invite tenders phase. Applications to City A, City Chambers.' per Builder p1016
Item 4 of 41970s Addition 


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 9Alexander SteeleArchitectB19571959Designed in conjunction with Mr Alex Steele, City Architect
Item 2 of 9David Malcolm HallArchitectB19571959 
Item 3 of 9Douglas Haig BamberArchitectB19571959Partner in charge
Item 4 of 9Fairbrother, Hall & HedgesArchitectural practiceB19571959per Builder 2 August 1957 p220
Item 5 of 9Bamber Gray & PartnersArchitectural practiceA1970s Extensions
Item 6 of 9Ernest William LovettArchitectA1970s Extensions
Item 7 of 9Gilbert Andre GrayArchitectA1970s Extensions
Item 8 of 9James Robertson LaidlawArchitectA1970s Extensions
Item 9 of 9John William FyfeArchitectural practiceA1970s Extensions


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1RIBA1980Directory of Practices 1980   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder2 August 1957  p220
Item 2 of 2Builder30 May 1958  p1016

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2RIAS, Rutland SquareRecords of membership  
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Bamber's paper: F no5579 (Combined Box 88)