Basic Site Details

Name: De Haviland Factory
Town, district or village: Hatfield
City or county: Hertfordshire
Country: England
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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 2c. 1938  Competition win
Item 2 of 219791981AdditionLaboratory and offices


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 12Charles Ernest Monro Ac. 1938 Won competition to secure job
Item 2 of 12Geoffrey James Monro Ac. 1938 Won competition to secure job
Item 3 of 12J M Monro & Son Ac. 1938 Won competition to secure job
Item 4 of 12John Forbes Ac. 1938 Won competition to secure job
Item 5 of 12John Steel Ac. 1938 As assistant with J M Monro & Son.
Item 6 of 12Alastair Anderson Taylor (or Alistair Anderson Taylor) B19791981Laboratory and offices
Item 7 of 12David Ralph Samson B19791981Laboratory and offices
Item 8 of 12Gillean ('Sam') Petrie Small B19791981Laboratory and offices - executive architect
Item 9 of 12Ian Cruickshank (or Cruikshank) B19791981Laboratory and offices
Item 10 of 12Ian Douglas Wilcockson B19791981Laboratory and offices
Item 11 of 12Monro & Partners B19791981Laboratory and offices
Item 12 of 12W W Carruthers B19791981Laboratory and offices


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1British Aerospace 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gregory, Neil2003Monro and Partners: shopping in Scotland with Marks and Spencer Architectural Heritage, Vol XIV, pp67-85p72

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Courtesy of Sam SmallInformation sent to Yvonne Hillyard Sent June 2010
Item 2 of 3Glasgow City ArchivesMonro & Partners Collection MON 1930/4 Many drawings dating 1940s and 1950s. MON MSS1/2/4, MSS1/3/2-6
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Steel: A no7568 (Combined Box 195) and F no5676 (Combined 94)