Basic Site Details

Name: Elder Park Public School
Town, district or village: Govan
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of 1960s alterations 25,000. Disused 2011.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Elder Park Primary SchoolYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 120, Kenneth Drive  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31898 Build/construction 
Item 2 of 318 August 1899 Opened 
Item 3 of 319681969Alterations and additionsAlterations ('improvements')


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 6Bruce & Hay A1898  
Item 2 of 6Donald Bruce A1898  
Item 3 of 6Edward Alexander Buckingham Hay A1898  
Item 4 of 6Donald Hugh Macpherson B19681969Alterations ('improvements')
Item 5 of 6Macpherson & Gibson B19681969Alterations ('improvements')
Item 6 of 6Thomas Gibson B19681969Alterations ('improvements')


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Govan School Board 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Hamilton, Sarah L2010Glasgow's School Board Heritage: the Challenges of Conservation MSc Dissertation in Architectural Conservation  
Item 2 of 2RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Glasgow City Archives, Department of EducationGovan Parish School Board Minutes 1899, p4 and 1898 p346. Also D-ED 5/29/3/52
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Donald Hugh Macpherson: F no6237 (Combined Box 127)