Basic Site Details

Name: Arrol Johnston Motor Company Factory
Town, district or village: Dumfries
City or county: Dumfriesshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Gates FactoryYes 
Item 2 of 2Heathhall Uniroyal FactoryYes 

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31913   
Item 2 of 31924  Additions
Item 3 of 3December 1957 Addition'major expansion under way' per Builder 20 Dec. 1957, p1112


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 4Albert Kahn B1913 Provided design
Item 2 of 4Kerr & Watson A1924 Additions
Item 3 of 4Peter Kerr A1924 Additions
Item 4 of 4William Watson A1924 Additions


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Arrol Johnson Motor Company 
Item 2 of 2North British Rubber Co., Ltd.1957


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John1996Dumfries and Galloway (The Buildings of Scotland)  p282
Item 2 of 2Kahn, Moritz1917The Design and Construction of Industrial Buildings London: Technical Journals 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Architectural Review1942no91 (Jan-June) p109
Item 2 of 4Builder20 December 1957  '₤3m. Modernisation Plan Progress' p1112
Item 3 of 4Dumfries and Galloway Standard4 June 1912   
Item 4 of 4Dumfries and Galloway Standard30 July 1913   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register3819