Basic Site Details

Name: Esk Valley Technical College, Lugton
Town, district or village: Lugton, Dalkeith
City or county: Midlothian
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Jewel & Esk Valley College  

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 410 February 1961 Proposed550,000 daytime technical college for 2,000 students on 13-acre site from the Duke of Buccleuch's estate per Builder p295
Item 2 of 4September 1962July 1965Build/constructionestimated start and completion dates per Builder 28 Apr 1961 p811
Item 3 of 41979 OpenedNew building or large extensions (?) opened by the Prince of Wales
Item 4 of 4Late 1970s Build/constructionNew college of large extensions


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 8J & F Johnston & Partners A19611970s 
Item 2 of 8Thomas Inglis A19611970sAs partner in charge
Item 3 of 8Douglas Hislop HerdArchitectABefore 1981 Extensions?
Item 4 of 8George Gilroy GrahamArchitectABefore 1981 Extensions?
Item 5 of 8Harry Horace Macdonald ABefore 1981 Extensions?
Item 6 of 8John Geoffrey BarghArchitectaBefore 1981 Extensions?
Item 7 of 8William David LambArchitectABefore 1981 Extensions?
Item 8 of 8Alison & Hutchison & PartnersArchitectural practiceBBefore 1981 Extensions?


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Education Authority 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1RIBA1981Directory of Practices 1981   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder10 February 1961  p295
Item 2 of 3Builder28 April 1961  'New Technical Colleges, Scotland' p811
Item 3 of 3Scotsman8 July 1988  Obituary of Inglis