Basic Biographical Details

Name: Borthwick & Watson
Designation: Architectural practice
Started: 1967
Ended: After 1981
Bio Notes: Borthwick & Watson appear to have operated in the late 1960s. The partners were almost certainly Peter Lamont Burnside Borthwick and James Boyne Watson who both became partners in the practice Thomas Cordiner Cunningham & Partners in or about 1970. However Frank Timpson continued the practice which in 1979 was working in association with Ian M Rae & Associates. By 1980 J M W Papworth was sole partner.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2132, West Regent Street, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness1975 *  
Item 2 of 214, Lynedoch Crescent, Glasgow, ScotlandBusinessc. 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 4Peter Lamont Burnside Borthwick19671970Partner 
Item 2 of 4James Boyne Watsonc. 1967c. 1970Partner 
Item 3 of 4Francis ('Frank') Timpsonc. 1975 Partner 
Item 4 of 4John Marshall Wyatt Papworth1979After 1994Architect 

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 171967Glasgow College of Technology  GlasgowScotland 
Item 2 of 17After 1967St Gregory RC ChurchMaryhill GlasgowScotlandClaimed to be by this practice in joblist 1975. Perhaps presbytery and hall added after church built and mainly by this practice.
Item 3 of 17Before 1975Computer Centre for the Corporation of Glasgow  GlasgowScotland 
Item 4 of 17Before 1975Hannah Research InstituteAuchincruive AyrshireScotlandNew laboratory. Research and animal laboratories, library and agricultural buildings followed.
Item 5 of 17Before 1975Hillpark Secondary School  GlasgowScotlandExtension
Item 6 of 17Before 1975Kelvin Hall  GlasgowScotlandNew arena
Item 7 of 17Before 1975Phillips Industries factory and officesWashington Co. DurhamEngland 
Item 8 of 17c. 1980Ballikinrain CastleBalfron StirlingshireScotlandAddition of classrooms
Item 9 of 17c. 1980Factory for J Watson & Co  GlasgowScotland 
Item 10 of 17c. 1980Glasgow College of Technology, library and resources centre  GlasgowScotland 
Item 11 of 17c. 1980Skoda Distribution Centre  GlasgowScotland 
Item 12 of 17Before 1981St Patrick RC Church and PresbyteryAnderston GlasgowScotlandPresbytery
Item 13 of 17c. 1981Girl Guide headquarters  GlasgowScotland 
Item 14 of 17c. 1981Offices for Rockfall Co.Barrhead RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 15 of 17c. 1981Sheltered housingEastwood RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 16 of 17c. 1981St John's Church hallBarrhead RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 17 of 17Mid 1980s57 dwellings, Claythorn Park DevelopmentCalton GlasgowScotlandAs architectural and planning consultants to Farrans Ltd


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architectural practice:
Item 1 of 2RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   
Item 2 of 2Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p263