Basic Site Details

Name: General Purpose Building for Glaxo Laboratories
Town, district or village: Montrose
City or county: Angus
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Buildings 1969-70 cost 320,000. Phase 2 1972 cost 500,000. Laboratories 1977 cost 800,000

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Laboratory  
Item 2 of 2Factory  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 325 July 1958 Build/constructionone of five contracts totalling 160,000 given to R. Pert & Sons per Builder p165
Item 2 of 319691970Alterations and additionsCost 320,000
Item 3 of 31977 Build/constructionFurther laboratories


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 22(Professor) James PaulArchitectA1958  
Item 2 of 22Baxter Clark & PaulArchitectural practiceA1958  
Item 3 of 22David William Baxter (junior)ArchitectA1958  
Item 4 of 22John Stewart ClarkArchitectA1958  
Item 5 of 22R Pert and Sons LimitedContractor 25 July 1958 to build per Builder p165
Item 6 of 22(Professor) James PaulArchitectB19691970Extensions and new building
Item 7 of 22Baxter Clark & PaulArchitectural practiceb19691970Extensions and New Building
Item 8 of 22George Lindsay BruceArchitectB19691970Extensions and new building
Item 9 of 22Ian Geoffrey PlenderleathArchitectB19691970Extensions and new building
Item 10 of 22John Stewart ClarkArchitectB19691970Extensions and new building
Item 11 of 22Peter MurchieArchitectB19691970Extensions and new building
Item 12 of 22Robert Reid BlackArchitectB19691970Extensions and new building
Item 13 of 22George Lindsay BruceArchitectA1977 Further laboratories
Item 14 of 22(Professor) James PaulArchitectC1977 Further laboratories
Item 15 of 22Alexander John SmithArchitectC1977 Further laboratories
Item 16 of 22Alexander SteeleArchitectC1977 Further laboratories
Item 17 of 22Baxter Clark & PaulArchitectural practiceC1977 Further laboratories
Item 18 of 22Ian Geoffrey PlenderleathArchitectC1977 Further laboratories
Item 19 of 22John Stewart ClarkArchitectC1977 Further laboratories
Item 20 of 22Peter MurchieArchitectC1977 Further laboratories
Item 21 of 22Robert Reid BlackArchitectC1977 Further laboratories
Item 22 of 22Roy David Clark c1977 Further laboratories


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder25 July 1958  'Five Contracts for Scottish Firm' p165

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSScottish Survey of Architectural Practices Project MS material