Basic Site Details

Name: Vale of Leven Academy
Town, district or village: Alexandria
City or county: Dunbartonshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of extensions in 1972 630,000

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Place of Bonhill Secondary School  

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 1Main Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31949 ProposedInitial plans drawn up - as existing and sketch plans for proposed new buildings
Item 2 of 319571964Plans dated 
Item 3 of 31972 AdditionNew blocks on CLASP system added


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 6Alexander Buchanan CampbellArchitectA19571964 
Item 2 of 6John Armstrong LaneArchitectB1970s(?) Extension - new blocks added on CLASP system
Item 3 of 6Dennis John Richard GarnettArchitectB1972 Extension - new blocks added on CLASP system
Item 4 of 6Duncan Shearer BremnerArchitectB1972 Extension - new blocks added on CLASP system
Item 5 of 6Lane Bremner & Garnett B1972 Extension - new blocks added on CLASP system
Item 6 of 6Dunbartonshire County Architects DepartmentArchitectural Department (New Towns etc)C1972 Worked in assocation with Lane Bremner & Garnett


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


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Gifford, John and Walker, Frank Arneil2002Stirling and Central Scotland (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp125
Item 2 of 4RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 3 of 4RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   
Item 4 of 4RIBA1981Directory of Practices 1981   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1NMRSA Buchanan Campbell Collection BUC 1950/17/1-50