Basic Site Details

Name: Heriot-Watt University, Mechanical Engineering Department
Town, district or village: Riccarton
City or county: Midlothian
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Conlict of information with this building. Mr laidlaw says Bamber Hall were repsonsible but Mr Oberlander has indicated that he was responsible while working for Alan Reiach Eric Hall & Partners.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11974 Build/construction 


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 13(Professor) George Alexander Macnab (misspelt McNab)ArchitectB1973  
Item 2 of 13Alan ReiachArchitectB1973  
Item 3 of 13Eric Walker HallArchitectB1973  
Item 4 of 13James Stuart RentonArchitectB1973  
Item 5 of 13John ('Jack') Reid Oberlander B1973 Partner in charge with Alan Reiach Eric Hall & Partners
Item 6 of 13Leslie Douglas MitchellArchitectB1973  
Item 7 of 13Peter Burnett CairdArchitectB1973  
Item 8 of 13William Alistair MillerArchitectB1973  
Item 9 of 13Bamber Gray & PartnersArchitectural practiceA1974  
Item 10 of 13Ernest William LovettArchitectA1974  
Item 11 of 13Gilbert Andre GrayArchitectA1974  
Item 12 of 13James Robertson LaidlawArchitectA1974  
Item 13 of 13John William FyfeArchitectural practiceA1974  


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of Jack OberlanderInformation from interview with Yvonne Hillyard  
Item 2 of 2Courtesy of James Robertson LaidlawInformation sent to Dictionary Sent March 2010