Basic Site Details

Name: Brunton Hall and municipal offices
Town, district or village: Musselburgh
City or county: East Lothian
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 715,000. Golded sculpture by Tom Whalen.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 3Town hall  
Item 2 of 3Theatre  
Item 3 of 3Burgh chambers  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1North High Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 223 October 1964 * Proposed540,000 town hall to be designed by Rowand Anderson Kininmonth & Paul, who have been selected from a shortlist of three
Item 2 of 219691971Build/construction 

* 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 5(Sir) William Hardie Kininmonth ArchitectA1969  
Item 2 of 5Ian Charles GordonArchitectA1969 Partner in charge
Item 3 of 5Rowand Anderson Kininmonth & PaulArchitectural practiceA1969  
Item 4 of 5Thomas Hynd DuncanArchitectA1969  
Item 5 of 5William Gray LeslieArchitectA1969  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3McWilliam, Colin1978Lothian (The Buildings of Scotland)  p341
Item 2 of 3RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 3 of 3RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder23 October 1964  p902

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Combined box 113 (A no13190 and F no6011)