Basic Biographical Details

Name: W G Crerar & Partners
Born: 1966
Bio Notes: William G Crerar commenced practice in Oban under the title William G Crerar Architect. In 1964 an office was opened in Stirling, in 1966 one in Lochgilphead, and in 1970 one in Inverness. In 1966 the practice became W G Crerar & Partners and in 1979 Crerar & Partners. In 1977 an office was opened in Edinburgh, initially wioth offices in the Darling Hotel in Princes Street later moving elsewhere in Edinburgh.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 6Poltalloch Street, Lochgilphead, Argyll, ScotlandBusiness1966(?)After 1975Probably from 1966 but certainly this address in 1975.
Item 2 of 6110, George Street, Oban, Argyll, ScotlandBusiness1970 *  
Item 3 of 617, Queensgate, Inverness, Inverness-shire, ScotlandBusiness1970After 1975 
Item 4 of 6Stirling, Stirlingshire, ScotlandBusiness1975 Branch office
Item 5 of 6High Street, Fort William, Inverness-shire, ScotlandBusinessc. 1975  
Item 6 of 6Darling Hotel, Princes Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness1977  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 10Donald Cameron 1965Partner 
Item 2 of 10William ('Bill') Gunn Crerar1966 Partner 
Item 3 of 10Ronald SheridanMid 1960s Architect 
Item 4 of 10Alan McDonald Harrison1970 * Partner 
Item 5 of 10George Logan Sinclair Stewart1970 * Partner 
Item 6 of 10Iain Campbellc. 1970 Architect 
Item 7 of 10David Alan Arbuthnott Meek1975 * Partner 
Item 8 of 10Iain CampbellBefore 1975 Partner 
Item 9 of 10William Roger ParryBefore 1975After 1979Partner(?) 
Item 10 of 10Diana Barr MacLaurin (Mrs)1979 Architect 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Buildings and Designs

This 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 391960sArgyll HotelLochgilphead ArgyllScotlandExtensions
Item 2 of 391960sCairnbarn HotelOban ArgyllScotlandExtensions
Item 3 of 391960sCraigard Hotel BarraArgyllScotlandAdditions
Item 4 of 391960sFactory for the Caithness Glass Blowing Company  CaithnessScotland 
Item 5 of 391960sGigha HotelArdminish ArgyllScotland 
Item 6 of 391960sHotel with 14 bedroomsConnel ArgyllScotland 
Item 7 of 391960sHotel with 60 bedroomsCraigmureMullArgyllScotland 
Item 8 of 391960sLancaster HotelOban ArgyllScotlandAdditions
Item 9 of 391960sLobster Fishery   Scotland 
Item 10 of 391960sLynn of Lorne HotelBenderloch ArgyllScotland 
Item 11 of 391960sMilton MotelFort William ArgyllScotland 
Item 12 of 391960sPort Askaig Hotel  ArgyllScotlandExtensions
Item 13 of 391960sStaffa HotelFionnaphort ArgyllScotland 
Item 14 of 391960sWarehouse for the West Highland Crofters Supply  ArgyllScotland 
Item 15 of 391965Old People's Home IslayArgyllScotland 
Item 16 of 391968Oban Housing SchemeOban ArgyllScotland 
Item 17 of 391969Ardgartan House  ArgyllScotlandAlterations? New build?
Item 18 of 39Late 1960s400 houses, Soroba Oban Scotland 
Item 19 of 391971Crinan Hotel IslayArgyllScotlandReconstruction
Item 20 of 391971Oil Terminal for Shell-BP IslayArgyllScotland 
Item 21 of 39197290 house development Lochgilphead ArgyllScotland 
Item 22 of 391972House reconstruction programmeLochgilphead ArgyllScotlandReconstruction
Item 23 of 391973Factory for the HIDB and SIECCampbeltown ArgyllScotland 
Item 24 of 391973Fort William Swimming PoolFort William Invernss-shireScotland 
Item 25 of 391973Stonefield Castle Hotel, Loch FyneTarbert ArgyllScotlandAlterations and additions
Item 26 of 39Before 197530 bedroom hotelWick CaithnessScotland 
Item 27 of 39Before 197590 bedroom HotelInverness Inverness-shireScotland 
Item 28 of 39Before 1975Feasibility study for hotel and leisure centreInveraray ArgyllScotlandFeasibility study
Item 29 of 39Before 1975Hotel SkyeInverness-shireScotlandExtensions
Item 30 of 39Before 1975House for Mr G FaccendaOban ArgyllScotland 
Item 31 of 39Before 1975Kingsmills HouseInverness Inverness-shireScotlandAlterations and additions
Item 32 of 39Before 1975Marine LaboratoryOban ArgyllScotland 
Item 33 of 39Before 1975McTavish's Kitchens LtdOban ArgyllScotland 
Item 34 of 39Before 1975MotelUllapool Ross & CromartyScotland 
Item 35 of 39Before 1975Private housing in Argyll and Inverness-shire  Argyll/Inverness-shireScotland 
Item 36 of 39Before 1975Shops and offices for Cosmas (or Cosmos?)Oban ArgyllScotland 
Item 37 of 391977CuanraOban ArgyllScotland 
Item 38 of 391978Dragonara Hotel  EdinburghScotland 
Item 39 of 391978Tangusdale Hotel BarraInverness-shireScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 2Bailey, Rebecca M1996Scottish architects' papers: a source book Edinburgh: The Rutland Pressp126
Item 2 of 2RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices