Basic Biographical Details

Name: Alexander Steele
Bio Notes: Alexander Steele, who should not be confused with Alexander Steele who was City Architect from 1956-1972, studied at Dundee College of Art and was admitted ARIBA in 1966. He joined Baxter Clark & Paul immediately after finishing College. He was invited to become a partner in April 1975. In the 1980s he led a section in the Dundee office which dealt with hospital work and work for the Department of the Environment.

He served as an examiner for the RIBA. In his spare time he was a wicket keeper for the Scotland cricket team.

Steele retired from ill health by the 1990s.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 317, Wortley Place, Dundee, ScotlandPrivate1965 *  
Item 2 of 3Northbank Cottage, Backmuir of Liff, Angus, ScotlandPrivate1970  
Item 3 of 3Grooms Garth/26, Glamis Drive, Dundee, ScotlandPrivate/business(?)1994 *After 2010 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 2Baxter Clark & Paulc. 1966 Assistant 
Item 2 of 2Baxter Clark & Paul1975After 1980Partner 

Buildings and Designs

This was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 143 Aberdeen Airport  AberdeenScotland 
Item 2 of 143 Blocks of buildings, Drysdale StreetAlloa ClackmannanshireScotland 
Item 3 of 143 Clydesdale BankInverness Inverness-shireScotland 
Item 4 of 143 Commercial DevelopmentCulloden Inverness-shireScotland 
Item 5 of 143 Dorward Gardens and White's Place HousingMontrose AngusScotland 
Item 6 of 143 Lindsay Court, Dundee Technology Park  DundeeScotland 
Item 7 of 143 New Factory Buildings, Annick Street  GlasgowScotland 
Item 8 of 143 Office block, West Nile Street  GlasgowScotland 
Item 9 of 143 Offices for Clydebank District CouncilClydebank DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 10 of 143 Offices for Conoco Limited  AberdeenScotland 
Item 11 of 143 Paisley District General HospitalPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 12 of 143 Penny Lane HousingNairn NairnshireScotland 
Item 13 of 143 Seafield Place HousingPortsoy Banffshire  
Item 14 of 143 Shopping Development for Fine FareBridge of Don AberdeenScotland 
Item 15 of 143 Telephone Exchange  AberdeenScotland 
Item 16 of 143 United States Airforce AccommodationDunoon ArgyllScotland 
Item 17 of 143 Whinnieknowe Gardens HousingNairn NairnshireScotland 
Item 18 of 1431960Ardler Housing Scheme  DundeeScotlandMasterplan and courtyard housing
Item 19 of 1431968East Street HousingSt Monans/St Monance FifeScotlandProject architect - New build and upgrade of housing and upgrade of housing
Item 20 of 1431969Prince Regent Hotel  AberdeenScotlandReconstruction?
Item 21 of 1431969Reform Street housingBlairgowrie PerthshireScotland 
Item 22 of 1431970s96 Queen's Road  AberdeenScotlandReconstruction?
Item 23 of 1431970sAberdeen Airport  AberdeenScotlandVarious extensions and new buildings
Item 24 of 1431970sAberdeen Petroleum ClubMilltimber AberdeenScotlandAlterations
Item 25 of 1431970sCommercial development for Scott Millar Properties  AberdeenScotland 
Item 26 of 1431970sDrumnadrochit HotelDrumnadrochit Inverness-shireScotlandExtension
Item 27 of 1431970sHousing for the East of Scotland Housing AssociationBarnhill DundeeScotland 
Item 28 of 1431970sPrivate housing development, ScotstownBridge of Don AberdeenScotland 
Item 29 of 1431970Forthill Sports ClubForthill DundeeScotlandSquash Courts added 1973 and 1975
Item 30 of 143After 1970Housing, Johnson CourtHelensburgh DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 31 of 1431971Horsemarket Lees housingKeith AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 32 of 1431971Nigg Bay Golf Clubhouse  AberdeenScotlandExtensions
Item 33 of 1431972McDermott's Fabrication YardArdersier Inverness-shireScotlandVarious industrial works
Item 34 of 1431973Dee Motel  AberdeenScotlandExtensions
Item 35 of 1431973Dundee High School FP Sports Club  DundeeScotland 
Item 36 of 1431973Industrial Estate Dyce AberdeenScotland 
Item 37 of 1431973Palace HotelPeterhead AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 38 of 143197527 Meadowside  DundeeScotland 
Item 39 of 1431975Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Continuing Care Unit  AberdeenScotland 
Item 40 of 1431975Community Centre Kilbirnie AyrshireScotland 
Item 41 of 1431975Conference Centre ComplexBridge of Don Aberdeenshire  
Item 42 of 1431975Dr Barnardo's  EdinburghScotlandExtension
Item 43 of 1431975Drummers Corner RedevelopmentPeterhead AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 44 of 1431975Dundee Royal Infirmary  DundeeScotlandTheatre upgrading (1976) and Phase IV (1979)
Item 45 of 1431975Dundee Royal Infirmary, Continuing Care Unit  DundeeScotland 
Item 46 of 1431975Factory Buildings, Glaxo LaboratoriesAnnan DumfriesshireScotland 
Item 47 of 1431975Glasgow (Abbotsinch) Airportnr Paisley RenfrewshireScotlandOffices
Item 48 of 1431975Housing Action Area Study  GlasgowScotland 
Item 49 of 1431975Housing at WellparkWellpark GlasgowScotland 
Item 50 of 1431975Local authority housing, Church RoadArrochar Dunbartonshire/ArgyllScotland 
Item 51 of 1431975Maitland Court housingHelensburgh Dunbartonshire/ArgyllScotland 
Item 52 of 1431975Office Building for Property Services AgencyBuckie BanffshireScotland 
Item 53 of 1431975Sheltered HousingBlairgowrie PerthshireScotland 
Item 54 of 1431975Sheltered Housing, NairnNairn NairnshireScotland 
Item 55 of 1431975Speculative Private HousingPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 56 of 1431975Speculative Private Housing Peterhead AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 57 of 1431975United States Air BaseEdzell AngusScotlandAlterations
Item 58 of 143After 1975SSHA Housing, MeethillPeterhead AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 59 of 1431976Castle Street HousingFraserburgh AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 60 of 1431976Commercial DevelopmentLargs AyrshireScotland 
Item 61 of 1431976Housing for Reidvale Housing AssociationDennistoun GlasgowScotland 
Item 62 of 1431976Housing RehabilitationNairn NairnshireScotland 
Item 63 of 1431976Meethill housing scheme for Banff & Buchan District CouncilPeterhead AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 64 of 1431976Rehabilitation StudyClydebank DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 65 of 1431976Speculative Private Housing, DurrisBanchory KincardineshireScotland 
Item 66 of 1431976Turnhouse Airport  EdinburghScotlandPolice Station and Cargo Handling Terminal
Item 67 of 1431977East Craigs Housing scheme Phase II for Edinvar Housing AssociationEast Craigs EdinburghScotland 
Item 68 of 1431977Edinburgh Airport  EdinburghScotlandGeneral Aviation Building and Cargo Handling Building
Item 69 of 1431977Harbourlea HousingAnstruther FifeScotland 
Item 70 of 1431977Housing for SSHACalton Glasgow  
Item 71 of 1431977Housing for SSHACalton GlasgowScotland 
Item 72 of 1431977Landward Housing, Phases I and IITain Ross & CromartyScotland 
Item 73 of 1431977Nursery UnitSoundMainlandShetlandScotland 
Item 74 of 1431977Private Speculative HousingCove Bay AberdeenScotland 
Item 75 of 1431977Roanheads Housing for SSHAPeterhead AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 76 of 1431977SchoolCunningsburghMainlandShetlandScotland 
Item 77 of 1431977Sheltered HousingLarbert StirlingshireScotland 
Item 78 of 1431977Sound Primary SchoolLerwickMainland, ShetlandShetlandScotland 
Item 79 of 1431977Thistle TavernPerth PerthshireScotland 
Item 80 of 1431977West Dunbartonshire Council OfficesClydebank DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 81 of 1431978Angus Works  DundeeScotlandSubdivision of works
Item 82 of 1431978Arbroath InfirmaryArbroath AngusScotlandWard Extension
Item 83 of 1431978Cairnpark Special SchoolCraiglockhart Edinburgh  
Item 84 of 1431978Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art  DundeeScotlandAlterations to Crawford Building
Item 85 of 1431978HotelInverness Inverness-shire  
Item 86 of 1431978Housing at WatermillFraserburgh AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 87 of 1431978Housing for Dumbarton District CouncilHelensburgh DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 88 of 1431978Housing for Nairn District CouncilNairn NairnshireScotland 
Item 89 of 1431978Housing for SSHAHilltown DundeeScotland 
Item 90 of 1431978National Cash Registers Factory (NCR Factory)  DundeeScotlandRehabilitation
Item 91 of 1431978Paisley General and Maternity HospitalPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandAlterations to Maternity unit
Item 92 of 1431978Park HotelMontrose AngusScotlandExtensions
Item 93 of 1431978Private Speculative HousingBalharraterr GlasgowScotland 
Item 94 of 1431978Rehabilitation of 150 Houses for SSHAInverness Inverness-shireScotland 
Item 95 of 1431978Sheltered HousingOban ArgyllScotland 
Item 96 of 1431978Sheltered HousingKilmarnock AyrshireScotland 
Item 97 of 1431978Sunnyside Royal Hospital, nurses' homeMontrose AngusScotlandAlterations
Item 98 of 1431978Tenement Rehabilitation  DundeeScotland 
Item 99 of 1431978Vale of Leven HospitalAlexandria DunbartonshireScotlandPharmacy upgradings
Item 100 of 1431978Vale of Leven Hospital, Maternity UnitAlexandria DunbartonshireScotlandAlterations to Maternity Unit
Item 101 of 1431978Warehousing for Aird BuchanDyce AberdeenScotland 
Item 102 of 1431979Factory  DundeeScotlandUpgrade
Item 103 of 1431979Hotel Marina Complex, Loch Lomond  DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 104 of 1431979Housing (Including Sheltered Content)Anniesland GlasgowScotland 
Item 105 of 1431979Housing for Reidvale Housing AssociationDennistoun GlasgowScotland 
Item 106 of 1431979Housing RehabilitationNairn NairnshireScotland 
Item 107 of 1431979Housing Rehabilitation for Ross & Cromarty Dictrict CouncilFortrose Ross & CromartyScotland 
Item 108 of 1431979Secondary SchoolBraeMainlandSheltandScotland 
Item 109 of 1431979Sheltered HousingHelensburgh DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 110 of 1431979Sheltered Housing for North East Fife District CouncilAnstruther FifeScotland 
Item 111 of 1431979Special Needs HousingHelensburgh DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 112 of 1431979Tenement Rehabilitation  DundeeScotland 
Item 113 of 1431979Tourist Information CentreBrodickArranButeScotland 
Item 114 of 143Early 1970sHouse upgradings for Tain Town CouncilTain Ross & CromartySingapore 
Item 115 of 143Late 1970sWaterton HousingFraserburghAberdeenshireScotland  
Item 116 of 1431980sCrown Court Social HousingBanff BanffshireScotland 
Item 117 of 1431980Factory buildings  GlasgowScotland 
Item 118 of 1431980Housing RehabilitationDrumchapel GlasgowScotland 
Item 119 of 1431980School, General Purpose Hall and KitchenDunrossnessMainlandShetlandScotlandHall and kitchen extensions
Item 120 of 1431980Sheltered HousingArbroath AngusScotland 
Item 121 of 1431980Sheltered HousingGarthamlock GlasgowScotland 
Item 122 of 1431980Sheltered HousingCastlemilk GlasgowScotland 
Item 123 of 1431980Single Person HousingElgin MorayshireScotland 
Item 124 of 1431981Upper Dens redevelopment  DundeeScotland 
Item 125 of 143Before 1981Bakery for J AsherNairn NairnshireScotland 
Item 126 of 143Before 1981Bakery for J AsherForres MorayshireScotland 
Item 127 of 143Before 1981Factory buildings, Broad Street  GlasgowScotlandUpgrade of buildings
Item 128 of 143Before 1981Factory for HIDBDunoon ArgyllScotland 
Item 129 of 143Before 1981Factory for HIDBWick CaithnessScotland 
Item 130 of 143Before 1981Factory for HIDBWick CaithnessScotland 
Item 131 of 143Before 1981Factory for HIDBSandbank ArgyllScotland 
Item 132 of 143Before 1981Factory for HIDBCampbeltown ArgyllScotland 
Item 133 of 143Before 1981Hazelhead Golf Clubhouse  AberdeenScotlandOffices added
Item 134 of 143Before 1981Offices for Elgin City SawmillsElgin MorayshireScotland 
Item 135 of 143Before 1981Tourist Information centreDunoon ArgullScotland 
Item 136 of 143Before 1981Tourist Information CentreNairn NairnshireScotland 
Item 137 of 143c. 1981Car rental facilities for Avis  EdinburghScotland 
Item 138 of 143c. 1981RavelrigBalerno MidlothianScotlandAlterations? New Buildings?
Item 139 of 1431982Sheltered housing, West King Street and Waverley CourtHelensburgh Dunbartonshire/ArgyllScotland 
Item 140 of 1431983Caithness General HospitalWick Caithness Not certain if involved.
Item 141 of 1431984County HotelDumfries DumfriesshireScotlandReconstruction
Item 142 of 1431984Queen's Hotel, East Clyde StreetHelensburgh DunbartonshireScotlandConversion of hotel to flats
Item 143 of 1431987Dumyat CentreMenstrie ClackmannanshireScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 6Bailey, Rebecca M1996Scottish architects' papers: a source book Edinburgh: The Rutland Pressp109
Item 2 of 6RIBA1965The RIBA Kalendar   
Item 3 of 6RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 4 of 6RIBA1979Directory of members   
Item 5 of 6RIBA1984RIBA Directory of members   
Item 6 of 6RIBA1994A Directory of RIBA Members