Basic Site Details

Name: Heriot-Watt University, sports centre
Town, district or village: Riccarton
City or county: West Lothian
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11969 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 3Alan Reiach Eric Hall & PartnersArchitectural practiceA1969  
Item 2 of 3James Stuart RentonArchitectA1969 Partner in charge (according to his Fellowship Nomination Paper)
Item 3 of 3Peter Burnett CairdArchitectA1969 May be involved.

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton Campus10m scheme on 240 acre site. Project to extend over 7-10 years depending on the phasing of government spending for the scheme. Phase I incorporates the 'core' site over 70-acres, including playing fields. Construction planned along industrialised lines using precast concree units for flatted construction. Plans include a central library, 4 restaurants and accommodation for 1,200 students.

A E Weddle designed the landscape.

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   
Item 2 of 2RIBA1981Directory of Practices 1981   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination PapersF no6844 (Combined Box 163)