Basic Site Details

Name: Gateside Public School
Town, district or village: Cambuslang
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: The commission was obtained by Fairweather by way of an architectural competition in which nine sets of drawings were submitted. Premiums were awarded to H & D Barclay, G D Coupland, both of Glasgow,and Malcolm Ross & Son of Wishaw

This original school had 24 classrooms, and accommodation for 1,200 pupils. Cost approx 16,000.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2South Lanarkshire College, Cambuslang Campus Closed 2008?
Item 2 of 2Trinity High School 1971/2 to 1977

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1School  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Hamilton Road  
Item 2 of 2Howieshill Road or Howieshill Avenue

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 319121913Competition designs submittedCompetition held. Results announced in Building News 10 January 1913
Item 2 of 319131915Build/construction 
Item 3 of 32008 Destruction/demolitionDemolished for housing development

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 7Malcolm RossArchitectDBefore June 1911 Involved with early palanning fo this? Unsuccessful entry but awarded premium (4th place?)
Item 2 of 7John FairweatherArchitectA19121915Design selected by School Board. Obtained commission
Item 3 of 7David BarclayArchitectB19121913Unsuccessful competition entry but awarded premium (2nd place?)
Item 4 of 7H & D BarclayArchitectural practiceB19121913Unsuccessful competition entry but awarded premium (2nd place?)
Item 5 of 7George Donaldson CoplandArchitectC19121913Unsuccessful competition entry but awarded premium (3rd place?)
Item 6 of 7James Lindsay RossArchitectD19121913Unsuccessful entry but awarded premium (4th place?)
Item 7 of 7Malcolm Ross & Son(s?) D19121913Unsuccessful entry but awarded premium (4th place?)

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Cambuslang School Board 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Who's Who in Architecture1923    

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Building News3 January 1913  p44
Item 2 of 3Building News10 January 1913  p54 Results of Architectural Competition
Item 3 of 3Rutherglen Reformer28 October 2008  Report on demolition

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Fairweather: F no1593 (microfilm reel 13)
Item 2 of 2Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore282964Photographs before demolition