Basic Site Details

Name: Simpson Ltd Factory Larkhall Insustrial Estate
Town, district or village: Larkhall
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Consultant Architect: Percy V Burnett FRIBA 12 Bloomsbury Square London WC1

Extension in 1960, architect not known

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Daks-Simpson LtdYes 

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21947 Build/constructionOriginal factory
Item 2 of 21960 Addition500,000, 50,000 sq. ft. extension approved by Board of Trade and Treasury; when complete, total of 170,000 sq. ft.; work to start in a few weeks per Builder p626


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 5Percy Vivian BurnettArchitect 1947 Consultant Architect
Item 2 of 5Edward Grigg WylieArchitectA1947  
Item 3 of 5Frederick Robert WylieArchitectA1947  
Item 4 of 5George Ferguson Smellie ShanksArchitecta1947  
Item 5 of 5Wylie, Shanks & WylieArchitectural practiceA1947  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2S Simpson Limited92 Stoke Newington Road London NW16
Item 2 of 2Scottish Industrial Estates Limited,3 Woodside Place, Charing Cross Glasgow


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder15 August 1947  p195 - tenders
Item 2 of 2Builder25 March 1960  p626 'Factory Extension'