Basic Biographical Details

Name: Brian Annable
Born: 17 December 1930
Died: 2 May 2018
Bio Notes: Brian Annable studied for the diploma in architecture at the School of Architecture in Leicester. He was admitted ARIBA in 1955 and FRIAS in 1965. Around this time he worked in the National Building Agency. He was Edinburgh City Architect from 1972-84. He is not listed in the Directory for 1987.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 4Dell Road, Colinton, EdinburghPrivate   
Item 2 of 447, Crescent Road, Higglescote, Leicestershire, EnglandPrivatec. 1952  
Item 3 of 48, Wansfell Close, Canley, Coventry, Warwickshire, EnglandPrivate(?)1964 *  
Item 4 of 4National Building Agency/3/12, St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness1970 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 2National Building Agency1970 *  Deputy Chief Executive
Item 2 of 2Edinburgh City Architect's Department (Edinburgh Corporation)19721984Chief 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 141972Hailesland Primary SchoolWester Hailes EdinburghScotlandAs City Architect
Item 2 of 141973Housing development off Leith Walk  EdinburghScotlandAs City Architect
Item 3 of 141973Jack Kane Community and Sports CentreCraigmillar EdinburghScotlandAs Cioty Architect
Item 4 of 141974Clovenstone Primary SchoolWester Hailes EdinburghScotlandAs City Architect
Item 5 of 141974Westburn Primary SchoolSighthill EdinburghScotlandAs City Architect
Item 6 of 141975Buckstone Primary SchoolBuckstone EdinburghScotlandAs City Architect
Item 7 of 141976Two storey housing, Pipe StreetPortobello EdinburghScotlandAs City Architect
Item 8 of 141977SlaughterhouseSlateford EdinburghScotlandAs City Architect
Item 9 of 141978Block of buildings, 197-207 High Street  EdinburghScotlandAs City Architect - restoration
Item 10 of 141979Infill block, Blackfriars Street  EdinburghScotlandAs City Architect
Item 11 of 141979Scotsman Buildings extension  EdinburghScotlandConversion to Art Centre - as City Architect
Item 12 of 141979Terraced housing, Brunswick Road  EdinburghScotlandAs City Architect
Item 13 of 141980Housing scheme, Figgate StreetPortobello EdinburghScotlandAs City Architect
Item 14 of 141980Sheltered Housing, Willowbrae RoadDuddingston EdinburghScotlandAs City Architect


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 4Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p566
Item 2 of 4RIBA1953The RIBA Kalendar 1952-53  Not in list of Associates in 1955-56.
Item 3 of 4RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 4 of 4RIBA1979Directory of members   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this :
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIAS, Rutland SquareRecords of membership