Basic Site Details

Name: Whitburn Academy
Town, district or village: Whitburn
City or county: West Lothian
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Builder Robert Paterson

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 1Shanks Road  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 312 June 1964 * ProposedCounty Council to build new academy
Item 2 of 3c. 19651967Build/construction 
Item 3 of 31968 Opened 

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 4(Sir) Harry Anthony Wheeler (or simply Sir Anthony Wheeler)ArchitectA19641967 
Item 2 of 4Donald McInnesArchitectA19641967 
Item 3 of 4Frank SprosonArchitectA19641967 
Item 4 of 4Wheeler & SprosonArchitectural practiceA19641967 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3House, Jack Robert Paterson Builder, 1827-1977 Robert Paterson Construction Ltd, Airdriep79
Item 2 of 3McWilliam, Colin1978Lothian (The Buildings of Scotland)  p467
Item 3 of 3RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder12 June 1964  p1260

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2NMRSWheeler & Sproson Collection WHS 52/1-2
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers (Harry) Anthony Wheeler: F no5841 (combined box 103)