Basic Site Details

Name: Telegraph Condenser Co Factory, Whiteside Industrial Estate
Town, district or village: Bathgate
City or county: West Lothian
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: The Telegraph Condenser Company was founded in 1906 by Sidney George Brown FRS (1873-1948). Manufacturers of condensers for wireless transmission and reception, telegraph, telephone, and cable work. Absorbed into the Plessey company in the 1960s

Later Office Block 1966-1968 Canmore ID 199500

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Plessey  
Item 2 of 2Whiteside Factory  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Whitburn Road  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11947 Proposed 


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 4David John ChisholmArchitectA1947  
Item 2 of 4Dick Peddie, McKay & JamiesonArchitectural practiceA1947  
Item 3 of 4George Lindsay Auldjo JamiesonArchitectA1947  
Item 4 of 4John Ross McKayArchitectA1947  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Telegraph Condenser Company Limited Wales Farm Road Acton London W3 (for 1947 work)


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder22 August 1947  p223