Basic Site Details

Name: Syntex Research Centre
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 1Scientific research establishment  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31979 Plans drawn upPhase I- work planned
Item 2 of 31986 Build/constructionPhase 2 - additions
Item 3 of 3After 1986 AdditionPhases 3-6


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 14(Professor) George Alexander Macnab (misspelt McNab)ArchitectA1979 Phase I
Item 2 of 14Eric Walker HallArchitectA1979 Phase I
Item 3 of 14James Stuart RentonArchitectA1979 Phase I
Item 4 of 14John ('Jack') Reid Oberlander A1979 Phase I
Item 5 of 14Leslie Douglas MitchellArchitectA1979 Phase I
Item 6 of 14Peter Burnett CairdArchitectA1979 Phase I
Item 7 of 14Reiach Hall Blyth Partnership A1979 Phase I
Item 8 of 14William Alistair MillerArchitectA1979 Phase I
Item 9 of 14David LawsonArchitectB1986 Phase 2 - additions - partner in charge
Item 10 of 14John ('Jack') Reid Oberlander B1986 Phase 2 - additions - as senior partner
Item 11 of 14Oberlander AssociatesArchitectural practiceB1986 Phase 2 - additions
Item 12 of 14David LawsonArchitectCAfter 1986 Phases 3-6
Item 13 of 14John ('Jack') Reid Oberlander CAfter 1986 Phases 3-6
Item 14 of 14Oberlander AssociatesArchitectural practiceCAfter 1986 Phases 3-6


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of David LawsonInformation sent via 'Contact Us' on website Sent January 2014
Item 2 of 2Courtesy of Jack OberlanderInformation from interview with Yvonne Hillyard