Basic Biographical Details

Name: C J McNair Elder & Ridley
Designation: Architectural practice
Bio Notes: This practice was the continuation of the practice of McNair & Elder who were cinema specialists.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2Glasgow    
Item 2 of 2529, Sauchiehall Street, Charing Cross, Glasgow, Scotland 1949  

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 4Arthur James RidleyBefore 1950 Partner 
Item 2 of 4Charles James McNairBefore 1950 Partner 
Item 3 of 4Robert Walter ElderBefore 1950 Partner 
Item 4 of 4Walter Neil Wilson Ramsay1951 Architect 

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 81949Cold Storage Buildings, Possil RoadPossilpark GlasgowScotland 
Item 2 of 81949(?)Premises of Messers John Thomlinson & Co Ltd at Dumbarton Road  Glasgow  
Item 3 of 81950Garage Buildings, Hardgate RoadShieldhall GlasgowScotlandAs Charles MacNair, Elder & Ridley
Item 4 of 81950Munn's Motor's Garage Ltd, Pitt Street  GlasgowScotland 
Item 5 of 81951Garage Buildings for MacCallum & Munro Ltd, Craigenstock Street  GlasgowScotland 
Item 6 of 81951Queen's ArcadeCowcaddens GlasgowScotlandFor reconstructions and additions
Item 7 of 81951University of Edinburgh, Medical Buildings (Pharmacology Department and Hugh Robson Building)  Edinburgh, MidlothianScotland 
Item 8 of 819 December 1952Rosevale CinemaPartick GlasgowScotlandAlterations and additions


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architectural practice:
Item 1 of 2Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdp4 University of Edinburgh Medical School
Item 2 of 2RIBA1950The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architectural practice:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 9Builder7 October 1949  p466
Item 2 of 9Builder18 February 1949  p229
Item 3 of 9Builder28 April 1950  p570
Item 4 of 9Builder21 July 1950  p109
Item 5 of 9Builder26 January 1951  p155
Item 6 of 9Builder16 February 1951  p259
Item 7 of 9Builder2 February 1951  p186
Item 8 of 9Builder9 February 1951  p186-9
Item 9 of 9Builder19 December 1952  p925