Basic Biographical Details

Name: David McLay
Designation: Architect
Born:  
Died:  
Bio Notes: David McLay was George Baxter's successor as City Engineer and City Architect of Dundee, with James McLellan Brown as his depute. He must have died or retired before 1939.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Dundee, ScotlandBusiness   

Employment and Training

Employers

The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1Dundee Burgh Engineer's Office/Dundee City Engineer's OfficeBefore 1931Before 1939 City Engineer and City Architect

Buildings and Designs

This architect 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 21c. 1925Local Authority Housing between N slope of Dundee Law and Strathmore AvenueLawton DundeeScotlandWas perhaps City Engineer by this date.
Item 2 of 211930sSt Michael's RC School  DundeeScotlandDavid McLay given as architect in Architect & Building News and in Gifford. He was nominally in charge as City Engineer but in practice it would have been designed by McLellan Brown.
Item 3 of 211930City Square  DundeeScotlandRedevelopment of City Square
Item 4 of 211930Dundee Transport Depot  DundeeScotland 
Item 5 of 211930Fire Station  DundeeScotlandDavid McLay given as architect in Architect & Building News and in Gifford. He was nominally in charge as City Engineer but in practice it would have been designed by McLellan Brown.
Item 6 of 211930Police Headquarters  DundeeScotland 
Item 7 of 211931Ashludie HouseMonifieth AngusScotlandDavid McLay given as architect of large detached block to S in Gifford. He was nominally in charge as City Engineer but in practice it would have been designed by McLellan Brown.
Item 8 of 211931East Poorhouse and Maryfield HospitalStobswell DundeeScotlandNew buildings
Item 9 of 211931Municipal Buildings  DundeeScotlandNew Wings
Item 10 of 211931St John's Roman Catholic School  DundeeScotland 
Item 11 of 211931St Martin's Episcopal School  DundeeScotland 
Item 12 of 211932Mills Observatory, Balgay Park  DundeeScotlandDavid McLay given as architect in Gifford. He was nominally in charge as City Engineer but in practice it would have been designed by McLellan Brown
Item 13 of 211933Marryat Street School  DundeeScotland 
Item 14 of 211934Block of flats, 31-33 Kinghorne RoadHilltown DundeeScotlandDavid McLay given as architect in Gifford. He was nominally in charge as City Engineer but in practice it would have been designed by McLellan Brown
Item 15 of 211935Dundee Royal Infirmary  DundeeScotlandReconstruction and additions
Item 16 of 211935Mid Craigie Housing EstateMid Craigie DundeeScotlandDavid McLay given as architect in Gifford. He was nominally in charge as City Engineer but in practice it would have been designed by McLellan Brown
Item 17 of 211935Mid Craigie SchoolMid Craigie DundeeScotlandBuilder reports that he is architect of the school - as City Architect: McLay was in fact a civil engineer
Item 18 of 211935Morgan Place Housing  Dundee David McLay given as architect in Gifford. He was nominally in charge as City Engineer but in practice it would have been designed by McLellan Brown.
Item 19 of 211936Linlathen Housing Development  DundeeScotlandDavid McLay given as architect in Gifford. He was nominally in charge as City Engineer but in practice it would have been designed by McLellan Brown
Item 20 of 211936Tenements, Hilltown  DundeeScotlandDavid McLay given as architect in Gifford. He was nominally in charge as City Engineer but in practice it would have been designed by McLellan Brown
Item 21 of 211937Stobswell Boys' School  Dundee Attributed to McLay by Gifford but he was an engineer and only nominally in charge.

References

Currently, there are no references for this architect. The information has been derived from: the British Architectural Library / RIBA Directory of British Architects 1834-1914; Post Office Directories; and/or any sources listed under this individual's works.