Basic Site Details

Name: Busby School
Town, district or village: Busby
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: School of 450 children to replace former school destroyed by fire.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1August 1901 Scheme acceptedPlans accepted following architectural competition


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 3David SalmondArchitectA1901 Won competition and secured job
Item 2 of 3John WatsonArchitectA1901 Won competition and secured job
Item 3 of 3Watson & SalmondArchitectural practiceA1901 Won competition and secured job


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder17 August 1901  p160

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Mitchell Library GlasgowOffice Plans and drawings of Watson, Salmond & GrayTD 1155/117 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers David Salmond: L v20 no1568 & F v22 no1517 (microfilm reel 13)