Basic Site Details

Name: Heriot-Watt University, Department of Building
Town, district or village: Riccarton
City or county: Midlothian
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2University  
Item 2 of 2Faculty building  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11980s or 1990s 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 2John Despenser Spencely A1980s1990sDirected design team and administration of project
Item 2 of 2Reiach & Hall A1980s or 1990s  

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

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Carried out by Neil Baxter 2010Interview of John Spencely