Basic Site Details

Name: Oakbank Comprehensive School, Perth
Town, district or village: Perth
City or county: Perthshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: First comprehensive school using the Bison Wall Frame system. Main building is 5 storeys

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Oakbank Primary School Probably became Oakbank Primary

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 19 May 1969 Build/constructionBuild either just started or completed on this date


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 7Bett Brothers LtdBuilder, Contractor 9 May 1969 General contractors
Item 2 of 7Concrete (Scotland) Ltd  9 May 1969 Structural design, manufacture and erection
Item 3 of 7Harry Raffen Law  9 May 1969  
Item 4 of 7John NicolArchitect 9 May 1969 with section leaders W G Amedro and H R Law
Item 5 of 7Perth & Kinross County Council Architects' DepartmentArchitectural Department (New Towns etc) 9 May 1969  
Item 6 of 7Sam Thorburn & PartnersEngineer 9 May 1969 Foundation engineering consultants
Item 7 of 7W G Amedro  9 May 1969  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John2007The Buildings of Scotland: Perth and Kinross Yale University Pressp661

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building9 May 1969  p19/103 with photo of model