Basic Biographical Details

Name: Weddell & Thomson
Designation: Architectural practice
Started: 1948
Bio Notes: In 1948 James Wilkie Weddell took into partnership John David Moore Thomson, the son of David Lockerbie Thomson. The Thomson & Menzies business was later absorbed into the Weddell & Thomson practice. In 1955 Weddell took over the practice of Denny & Blain, Blain having been a close friend of Weddell from the days when they were senior assistants together in the Burnet office. By 1970 the practice was run by John Walter David Thomson (another member of the family presumably, perhaps John David Moore Thomson's son)and Thomas Tulloch Allan. In 1976 John MacKenzie was assumed into partnership with Weddell & Thomson. In 1990s the practice was being run by David Thomson's grandson, John Thomson.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3216, Bath Street, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness1948 or 19491956 or 1957 
Item 2 of 33, Lynedoch Street, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness1957After 1970 
Item 3 of 325, Hughenden Road, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness1966 *After 1981 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architectural practice (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 6James Wilkie Weddell1948 Partner 
Item 2 of 6John David Moore Thomson1948 Partner 
Item 3 of 6James Harry Routledge19501955Apprentice 
Item 4 of 6John Walter David Thomson1970 * Partner 
Item 5 of 6Thomas Tulloch Allan1970 * Partner 
Item 6 of 6John MacKenzie1976 Partner 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Buildings and Designs

This architectural practice 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 131949Congregational Church and Hall  GlasgowScotlandConversion into offices
Item 2 of 131950Premises for Alexander Lindsay & Co, Bath and Sauchiehall Streets  GlasgowScotland 
Item 3 of 131950Premises for Messers Hardie, PossilparkPossilpark GlasgowScotland 
Item 4 of 131951Buildings for Scottish National Glass and Glazing Co, Dobbies LoanCowcaddens GlasgowScotland 
Item 5 of 131951Factory for Frederick Parker Ltd, Bouverie Street and Dumbarton RoadPartick GlasgowScotland 
Item 6 of 131952Housing at WhitemossEast Kilbride LanarkshireScotland 
Item 7 of 131952Premises of Glasgow Chemical Co Ltd, Millerfield RoadDalmarnock GlasgowScotlandTo prepare plans for alterations and additions
Item 8 of 131952Queen Anne Restaurant, Argyll Street  GlasgowScotlandReconstruction and additions
Item 9 of 131954St Agnes School, Balmore RoadPossilpark GlasgowScotland 
Item 10 of 1322 January 1954Premises of D & A Haddow Ltd, Shettleston RoadParkhead GlasgowScotlandAlterations and additions
Item 11 of 1312 March 1954Premises of E L Roberts, Kirklee Crescent  GlasgowScotlandPlans in hand for alterations and additions
Item 12 of 131980St James the Less Episcopal ChurchBishopbriggs Glasgow/DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 13 of 13c. 1985Rogano's Oyster Bar  GlasgowScotlandAdapted to a restaurant.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architectural practice:
Item 1 of 3Bailey, Rebecca M1996Scottish architects' papers: a source book Edinburgh: The Rutland Pressl
Item 2 of 3RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 3 of 3RIBA1981Directory of Practices 1981   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architectural practice:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 10Builder20 January 1950  p119
Item 2 of 10Builder14 July 1950  p77
Item 3 of 10Builder16 February 1951  p259
Item 4 of 10Builder2 March 1951  p332
Item 5 of 10Builder8 June 1951  p837
Item 6 of 10Builder30 May 1952  p828
Item 7 of 10Builder27 June 1952  p988
Item 8 of 10Builder22 January 1954  p201
Item 9 of 10Builder12 March 1954  p488
Item 10 of 10Builder16 July 1954  p118