Basic Site Details

Name: Road Research Laboratory, Craigshill
Town, district or village: Livingston
City or county: West Lothian
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: Cost 178,000

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Laboratory Two two-storey research laboratories designed on a preferred dimensional system to use common components (per Prof Charles Robertson)

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1c. 1967 Build/construction 

People

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 2Edinburgh University Housing Research Unit (HRU) / Architecture Research Unit (ARU)Architectural Department (New Towns etc)Ac. 1967  
Item 2 of 2(Professor) Charles Calthorpe RobertsonArchitectAc. 1967 As Director of ARU

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Department of the Environment 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2McWilliam, Colin1978Lothian (The Buildings of Scotland)  p309
Item 2 of 2RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Professor Charles Robertson's CVInformation sent from Professor Charles Robertson to Yvonne Hillyard, October 2010