Basic Site Details

Name: Primary School, Drumchapel
Town, district or village: Drumchapel
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: This is probably Ladyloan Primary School in Ladyloan Avenue - but as there are so many schools in Drumchapel it could refer to another.

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 157, Ladyloan Avenue  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 42 April 1954 * Plans prepared, construction not yet begunPlans prepared and approved for new school
Item 2 of 41955 Plans datedBy Alexandar Buchanan Campbell
Item 3 of 41956 Build/construction 
Item 4 of 41960s AdditionJanitor's house

* 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 5Glasgow Corporation Housing Department (later Architectural & Planning Department, Glasgow Corporation)  2 April 1954 * Plans prepared and approved for new school
Item 2 of 5Alexander Buchanan CampbellArchitectA19551956Campbell designed school in collaboration with A G Jury and J McNab.
Item 3 of 5Archibald George JuryArchitectAc. 1956 City Architect
Item 4 of 5John McNab (or John MacNab)ArchitectAc. 1956 Principal architect (education)
Item 5 of 5Alexander Buchanan CampbellArchitectB1960s Janitor's house

* earliest date known from documented sources.


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architects Journal30 August 1956  p298-9
Item 2 of 2Builder2 April 1954  p616

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2NMRSA Buchanan Campbell CollectionBUC 1950/27/1/1Also hand list of drawings
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers F no5006 (Combined Box 50)