M04 MILNGAVIE

1 Pump Wholetime

Stations

to 11/9/1974 Crossvegate
11/9/1974 Craigdhu, Milngavie, G62 2PH              Photo

 

Firemasters

? to 1948 Frank Preston
From 1948 see Central Area Fire Brigade and Strathclyde Fire Brigade.

 

Appliances

  PMS543 Bedford S WrT
  SMS681 Land Rover L4P
  RWG72H Bedford TK/Carmichael WrT
  BMS704L Bedford TK/HCB Angus WrT
? WG723E Bedford TK HYCV ?  
1980 HGE913T Dodge K1613/HCB Angus WrL
also KGA484N Dodge K850/Fulton & Wylie WrL
1983 OGD72V Bedford KG/Fulton and Wylie (HCBA CSV) WrL
1989 A35ASJ Bedford KG/Fulton & Wylie Fire Warrior WrL
1991 H92YUS Scania 93M-210/Fulton & Wylie WrL
2002 J166GUS Scania 93M-210/Emergency One WrL

 

 

First

Forward Control Unit

2006

SF06GAX

SF06HHE

2012 March SF61DHA SF06HHJ

 

SF06GAX

Scania P270/JDC

RPL

SF06HHE

Vauxhall Movano 2.5 CDTi/Lynton Trailers

FCU

SF06HHJ Vauxhall Movano 2.5 CDTi/Lynton Trailers FCU
SF61DHA Scania P270/JDC/Polybilt RPL

 

Notes

? to 1941 Burgh of Milngavie Fire Brigade
1941 to 1948 National Fire Service
1948 to 1975 Central Area Fire Brigade
1975 to 2005 Strathclyde Fire Brigade
2005 Strathclyde Fire & Rescue (Name change only.)

 

Strathclyde Regional Council Police and Fire Committee approved disbandment of Retained Unit (8 Men) 14/8/1980.

 

FIRE AND THE FLAMES OF REMEMBRANCE

Milngavie's new £152,000 fire station was opened on Wednesday afternoon, the result of years of pressure. and hard work by the Central Fire Area Joint Committee, Milngavie Town Council and the County Council of Dunbarton.
After the formal opening by the committee's chairman, Councillor Michael Kelly, O.B.E., J.P., Provost Mrs. Mary Blacklock told the gathering of firemen, officials, and wives: "This is a great day for Milngavie. We have waited years for this."
Mr. Kelly referred to the opening as a milestone in his career and recalled the hardships experienced in the earlier days when the committee tried to fulfil their promises and especially the difficulties in procuring suitable land on which to build.
He mentioned the days when the old fire Station was full of leaks and the firemen had to bale out their fire station before, they could get their fire engine out to attend fires.
"Now we are 100 per cent satisfied," said Mr. Kelly, "but we had to ginger up the contractors and the local authorities to get it."
But the result was, he said, a first class fire station, and one of which the contractors and architects could be proud.
"I am sure too, that the people of Milngavie will be very satisfied but it must not be forgotten that all the people of Dunbartonshire contributed to it."

GOOD CALIBRE

As for the firemen, the brigade had a good calibre of men, machines and equipment. It was hard luck that soon the whole lot would be handed over to the new Strathclyde Region.
The Firemaster, Mr. Samuel H. Park, O.B.E., Q.F.S.M., C.I.F.E., who lives in Bearsden, also had something to say on this transfer of the future.
Formally accepting the new Fire Station into his charge, he said: "I would have preferred to have seen the fire service left as it is. We could have carried on as we were, but we have the men that they must not worry about transfer to the Regional Authority. They will not be involved in ramifications of this sort."
He paid a glowing tribute to his men, full and part-time. "After all," he said, "it is they who go out to put out the fires, not me."
Mr. Park, who retires from the service next year, said he considered the new Fire Station as good and as well equipped as any in Britain and told of the two other new stations to be built at Vale of Leven and Helensburgh, the completion of the vast Fire Station building programme, with those at Alloa, Stirling, Cumbernauld and now Milngavie completed. In addition two part time stations are to be built at Balloch and Balfron.
"And all but the Balfron one will find themselves soon in Strathclyde Region", he added.
In her vote of thanks to all concerned Provost Mrs. Mary Blacklock referred to the old days when the part-timers had done so much during the war. In charge then had been Mr. Frank Preston, once Milngavie's Burgh Surveyor, who had at that time been the first Auxiliary Fire Area Commandant. She was happy to see Mr. Preston present at the ceremony and told the audience of the old fire engine which had carried a large brass bell.
Then came a pleasant surprise for all present, for Mr. Park then declared that when he sold the old fire engine Mr. Preston had insisted that the big bell be removed and held in safety until the day of the coming of the new station in Milngavie.
He then pointed across the large room and to a velvet canopy over a large object attached by a bracket to the wall of the muster room. He invited Mrs Blacklock to go over and unveil that very bell. This she did and gave it a resounding clang that shook the room and everyone in it.

OLD NFS

Mr. Preston later brought back memories of the early days when he had been a member of the selection board which had been responsible for overseeing the changeover from the Auxiliary Fire Service to the wartime National Fire Service. He had been with them when they went to fight the Clydebank blitz, then to Belfast when that city suffered its war time holocaust.
Another surprise during the ceremony came, when came when Fire Master Park produced from a large envelope two miniature fire helmets, perfect in every detail including the badge. These he handed over as mementoes to Mrs. Blacklock and Mr. Kelly.
Following the ceremony the guests witnessed a display by the firemen, when ladders were shot up to the top of the station, tower and a man (part-timer Tommy Douglas) was rescued from a fire caused by plastic aflame. For this the firemen had to wear special protective clothing and demonstrated their skill learned in the station's special "gas" chamber.
<PHOTO> Firemaster Samuel H. Park.
(Milngavie and Bearsden Herald, September 13, 1974, Page 1)

There was an advert in the Milngavie and Bearsden Herald, September 13, 1974 for firemen, with a starting pay for a Fireman £34.43, after two years Leading Fireman £49.48 and within five years Sub officer £51.10. Applications were to the Firemaster, Central Area Fire Brigade, Meiklehill House, Kirkintilloch.

IT WAS WORTH WAITING FOR

The opening of Milngavie's new fire station last week was in the form rather of a social function, when wives and sweethearts of the firemen saw their menfolk's new and ultra modern surroundings.
This week, with the crowds gone, readers are able to see just what they and the other residents of Dunbartonshire are paying for, to the tune of about £117,000. Of this, £12,500 goes on each of the two fire engines (or appliances as they are called) and £35,000 for the up-to-date equipment and other items needed to make the fireman's life a happy one.
Until now Milngavie has had only a "Retained Station" manned by local men on a part time basis, who are alerted at their homes or places of employment in the event of need, and who manned a four wheel drive Land Rover appliance, backed up by a second appliance from Clydebank Fire Station, some six miles distant and with a normal attendance time of some ten minutes.
It has been known for some time that the existing station in Crossvegate has been well below the standard normal for the Central Area Fire Brigade and that, with the increase in residential accommodation with in the burghs of Bearsden and Milngavie the community need warranted arrangements in excess of this, and accordingly, negotiations have been going on for some time with Milngavie Town Council for the acquisition of a suitable site for a new fire station. This site was eventually made available on the west side of Milngavie at Craigdhu Road in 1967 and, on the completion of negotiations in 1968, work was commenced on planning the new fire station.

PREVENTION

Apart from the operational, that is, purely fire fighting aspects of fire service work, particular emphasis has, over the last year or two, been placed on the need for involvement of fire service personnel in fire prevention work and in addition with advances in technology, on realistic technical and practical training. The station has been designed with those particular needs in mind using the most up-to-date equipment and constructional technology.
The Station Watchroom, which is manned 24 hours round the clock, is the nerve centre at which all fire calls are received, turnout instructions are issued for the information of officers in charge of appliances and provides the communications link between fire appliances and Brigade Headquarters on the Brigade's radio network.
This is achieved by GPO telephone lines and a radio telephone link which terminate on an operations console into which is included the remote controls for the various station alerting systems. Accommodation is provided immediately behind the console in a switchroom for the various components of the systems and communication access has been made from the Watchroom direct to the Appliance Room for the passing of incident turnout instructions and the necessary technical data in respect of hazardous chemicals, etc., for the officer in charge of fire appliances.
Access to the Watchroom is through the General Office, which has been deliberately designed this way in order that there will be no possibility of the concentration of the duty men being distracted by outside activities.

HEART

The General Office can be considered as the working heart of the station from which Junior Officers control the day to day personnel involvement in the various station tasks.
It is hoped that the new Milngavie Fire Station in course of time will be totally integrated into community life and provide a centre where not only emergencies can be dealt with, but also for the provision of information so very necessary for the general public to protect themselves from the realities of fire. It is felt that the new civic awareness of personnel can make a valuable contribution to the, populace of both Milngavie and Bearsden and its immediate environs by creating a better understanding of the Service and by their own conduct set an example that could well be emulated.
The Appliance Room houses three appliances and garage accommodation for an additional appliance is provided in an adjoining building. Adjoining the Appliance Room is the Muster Bay where firemen are detailed their various fire fighting duties and appliance positions at change of watch, and on the other side is a stores area where the various materials necessary to rekit appliances after use are held.
This complex consists of a Foam Store where the protein foam used for fires involving flammable liquids is held, the Hose Store where reserve stocks are kept and, adjoining this Store, the station Workshop which has the added function of a Hose Repair Shop. Beyond the Workshop is the Breathing Apparatus Maintenance Room where air cylinders used on breathing apparatus sets, for fire fighting and training purposes, are re-charged and the breathing sets are maintained.

SOCIAL CENTRE

The Dining/Recreation Room is of the conventional Brigade pattern and separated by a folding partition which provides for a large area capable of meeting the internal recreational needs of the station personnel and indeed has been designed in such a way that the station can become the social centre for its personnel with all the obvious benefits.
Adjacent to and beyond the Recreation Room is the locker accommodation area and ablutions suite. This has been designed in such a way that firemen returning from a fire can enter the station through the scrub area which allows them to remove building debris, carbon and so on collected on their persons during fire fighting operations before proceeding to the Drying Room where wet uniforms can be racked and dried off. Beyond the Drying Room is the shower area, which is so very necessary when one considers the adverse heat conditions to which firemen are subjected in addition to the grime invariably picked up during fire fighting. This leads to the locker accommodation where lockers are provided for all personnel for the storage of clean uniforms and clothing. This is essential since the modern fireman has considerable pride in his appearance and it, of course, follows from this that it is always necessary to ensure that a sufficient standard of issue is made to personnel to enable them to maintain their own personal and Brigade standards.

SPECIAL FEATURE

A special feature is the provision of a Breathing Apparatus Training Chamber which is located to the rear of the Appliance Room.
On the first floor is located a dormitory area with accommodation for ten personnel and the watch officer. A traditional "sliding pole" linking with the Appliance Room is located opposite the dormitory door. Adjoining is provided a Lecture/Quiet Room, this part of the accommodation not only provides for the continuing technical education of the personnel but is used extensively by firemen studying for promotion grade examinations or other matters of personal interest.
Beyond the Lecture Room is an open air Instruction Deck designed so that it fulfils a practical training and in addition provides a platform for overall viewing of the drill ground. Visiting members of the public can view practical drills and watch firemen at work.
To the west of the Instruction Deck/Viewing Platform is the station Drill Yard on which is located the Drill Tower. The tower is necessary for practical training exercises and in addition provides a location for the testing of ladders and other equipment.
<PHOTO>
The three fire fighting appliances based at the new station are shown in this picture of the appliance room. At the far end is the watchroom and to the right of it, hidden from view by a fire engine, is the muster bay where the firemen's fire fighting uniforms hang in readiness.
(Two Bedford TK appliances, one with a yellow? stripe and the word FIRE in it, and Land Rover SMS681.)
<PHOTO>
Fireman Ian Smith (standing) and Tommy Wright go over a report in the Station Watchroom which is manned round the clock. This room is the centre of communications between appliances and Brigade Headquarters and also provides information for the officers in charge of appliances.
<PHOTO>Sub Officer John Brown (centre), who lives in Bearsden, poses with Firemen Peter Hay and Alexander White of Milngavie. All three were presented with Long Service and Good Conduct Medals at last week's opening of the new Milngavie Fire Station.
<PHOTO>
The Station's dining and recreation room contains a snooker table, telepartition. The room provides a large area capable of meeting the internal recreation needs of the station personnel.
(Milngavie and Bearsden Herald, September 20, 1974, Page 10.)

National Fire Service

The Clerk submitted the following report for 1946 by Area Commander A. McMaster of the National Fire Service.
Fire Calls
Twelve calls for fire were received and attended, a reduction of seven on the 1945 figures. These fires were all of a minor nature, and no serious loss from fire occurred within the burgh of Milngavie. All calls were attended to by a full time crew from Maryhill Station, Gairbraid Avenue, Glasgow.
Retained Fire Service
Efforts were continued during 1946 to recruit suitable men to bring the retained fire service up to ten, the authorised strength for your burgh. I regret having to report that I have not yet been successful with these efforts. There are still four vacancies for men of the right type who reside near the fire station.
Appliances
There is at present within the burgh of Milngavie at the Fire Station one Home Office type large trailer pump, one Home Office type light trailer pump, and one Local Authority towing vehicle. These appliances are tested at regular intervals and any maintenance carried out.
(Milngavie and Bearsden Herald, February 1, 1947.)

Milngavie Town Council

The Fire Service
Initial attendance from North West (Glasgow Fire Brigade) and Clydebank who will releive North West on arrival. He further reported that the organisation at Milngavie itself is undergoing re-organisation and recruitment and that they had now acquired accomodation on the premises at the Autoport Garage on the Glasgow - Strathblane Road and he has every hope that once this unit is functioning it will be able to supply a faster turnout from Milngavie than either the Glasgow or Clydebank units. I trust this information will be to the satisfaction of your Council.
(Milngavie and Bearsden Herald, July 3, 1948.)

 

 

Central Fire Area Joint Committee

MILNGAVIE FIRE STATION

<DRAWING> of station.

Official Opening Ceremony

Wednesday, 11th September, 1974 

SAMUEL H. PARK, O.B.E., Q.F.S.M., G.I.F.E., Fire Master

A. J. SMITH, A.R.I.B.A., F.R.I.A.S., Architect

 

 

CENTRAL FIRE AREA JOINT COMMITTEE

 

Opening 

OF 

Milngavie Fire Station 

BY 

MICHAEL KELLY ESQ., O.B.E., J.P
CHAIRMAN OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE

Wednesday, 11th September, 1974

 

<PHOTO> Bedford appliance and SMS681 in bays. 

The New Fire Station

At present situated in the town is a Retained Station manned by personnel on a part time basis, who are alerted at their homes or places of employment in the event of need, and who man a four wheel drive Land Rover appliance backed up by a second appliance from Clydebank Fire Station some six miles distant and with a normal attendance time of some ten minutes.
It has been known for some time that the existing station in Crossvegate has been well below the standard normal for the Central Area Fire Brigade and that with the increase in residential accommodation within the Burghs of Bearsden and Milngavie the community need warranted arrangements in excess of this and accordingly negotiations have been going on for some time with Milngavie Burgh for the acquisition of a suitable site for a new fire station.
A suitable site was eventually made available on the west side of Milngavie at Craigdhu Road in 1967 and on the completion of negotiations in 1968 work was commenced on planning the new fire station.
Apart from the operational, that is, purely fire fighting aspects of fire service work, particular emphasis has, over the last year or two, been placed on the need for involvement of fire service personnel in fire prevention work and in addition with advances in technology, on realistic technical and practical training. The station has been designed with those particular needs in mind using the most up to date equipment and constructional technology.
The Station Watchroom, which is manned twenty four hours round the clock, is the nerve centre at which all fire calls are received, turnout instructions are issued for the information of officers in charge of appliances and provides the communications link between fire appliances and Brigade Headquarters on the Brigade’s radio network.
This is achieved by GPO telephone lines and a radio telephone link which terminate on an operations console into which is included the remote controls for the various station alerting systems. Accommodation is provided immediately behind the console in a switchroom for the various components of the systems and communication access has been made from the Watchroom direct to the Appliance Room for the passing of incident turnout instructions and the necessary technical data in respect of hazardous chemicals, etc., for the officer in charge of fire appliances.
Access to the Watchroom is through the General Office which has been deliberately designed this way in order that there will be no possibility of the concentration of the duty men being distracted by outside activities.
The General Office can be considered as the working heart of the station from which Junior Officers control the day to day personnel involvement in the various station tasks. It is hoped that the new Milngavie Fire Station in course of time will be totally integrated into community life and provide a centre where not only emergencies can be dealt with but also for the provision of information so very necessary for the general public to protect themselves from the realities of fire. It is felt that the new civic awareness of personnel can make a valuable contribution to the populace of both Milngavie and Bearsden and its immediate environs by creating a better understanding of the Service and by their own conduct set an example that could well be emulated.

<PHOTO> The new station. 

Milngavie Fire Station

The Appliance Room will house three Appliances and garage accommodation for an additional Appliance is provided in an adjoining building.
Adjoining the Appliance Room is the Muster Bay where firemen are detailed their various fire fighting duties and appliance positions at change of watch, and on the other side is a stores area where the various materials necessary to rekit appliances after use are held. This complex consists of a Foam Store where the protein foam used for fires involving flammable liquids is held, the Hose Store where reserve stocks are kept and adjoining this Store the station Workshop which has the added function of a Hose Repair Shop. Beyond the Workshop is the Breathing Apparatus Maintenance Room where air cylinders used on breathing apparatus sets, for fire fighting and training purposes, are recharged and the breathing sets are maintained.
The Dining/Recreation Room is of the conventional Brigade pattern and separated by a folding partition which provides for a large area capable of meeting the internal recreational needs of the station personnel and indeed has been designed in such a way that the station can become the social centre for its personnel with all the obvious benefits. Adjacent to and beyond the Recreation Room is the locker accommodation area and ablutions suite. This has been designed in such a way that firemen returning from a fire can enter the station through the scrub area which allows them to remove building debris, carbon and so on collected on their persons during fire fighting operations before proceeding to the Drying Room where wet uniforms can be racked and dried off. Beyond the Drying Room is the shower area which is so very necessary when one considers the adverse heat conditions to which firemen are subjected in addition to the grime invariably picked up during fire fighting. This leads to the locker accommodation where lockers are provided for all personnel for the storage of clean uniforms and clothing. This is essential since the modern fireman has considerable pride in his appearance and it, of course, follows from this that it is always necessary to ensure that a sufficient standard of issue is made to personnel to enable them to maintain their own personal and Brigade standards.
A special feature is the provision of a Breathing Apparatus Training Chamber which is located to the rear of the Appliance Room and a separate note regarding the function is given at the end of the Brochure.
On the first floor is located a Dormitory area with accommodation for ten personnel and the watch officer. A traditional Sliding Pole linking with the Appliance Room is located opposite the Dormitory door. Adjoining is provided a Lecture/Quiet Room: this part of the accommodation not only provides for the continuing technical education of the personnel but is used extensively by firemen studying for promotion grade examinations or other matters of personnel interest.
Beyond the Lecture Room is an open air Instruction Deck designed so that it fulfils a practical training function and in addition provides a platform for overall viewing of the drill ground. Visiting members of the public can view practical drills and watch firemen at work.
To the west of the Instruction Deck/Viewing Platform is the station Drill Yard on which is located the Drill Tower. The tower is necessary for practical training exercises and in addition provides a location for the testing of ladders and other equipment.

<DRAWING> Plans of the building

Accommodation 
Drill Yard with Drill Tower
Covered Wash Area
Car Parking
 

GROUND FLOOR
Entrance Hall
Office
Watch Room
Station Officer’s Office
Station Officer’s Bunk and Toilet
Kitchen
Dining Room
Recreation Room
Locker Room
Drying Room
Ablutions and Toilets
Scrub (for cleaning boots)
Muster Bay
Pole Drop
Switch Room
Appliance Room
Foam Store
Hose Store
Workshop
Breathing Apparatus Room
Store
Boiler House
Oil Storage Tank Room
 

UPPER FLOOR
Dormitory
Blanket Store
Pole Drop
Toilets
Sub Officer’s Room
Lecture/Quiet Room
Instruction/Viewing Deck 

BREATHING APPARATUS TRAINING CHAMBER 

LOWER LEVEL
Training Area with low ceiling height 

UPPER LEVEL
Training Area
Control Room

Garage 

Construction
External walls are of brick cavity construction throughout the building. They are faced externally with Auchinlea “Charcoal Ripple” facing bricks on ground floor and finished with white dry dash Italian marble on upper floor. The Entrance Hall, Muster Bay and Appliance Room walls are faced with light grey concrete bricks. The gable wall of the Dormitory and the deep fascia of the Appliance Room are finished with coloured sheet steel cladding.
The floors are of concrete incorporating damp proof membrane. Upper floors are of prestressed concrete slabs. Floor finishes consist of quarry tiles, PVC tiles and “Heugalux” carpet tiles.
Roofs generally are “Siporex” light weight slabs supported by steel beams. The slabs are generally exposed on the underside and finished with sprayed “Artex” paint; and finished on top with three layers of bituminous felt with chippings.
 

GENERAL
The Appliance Room is of steel framed construction with steel columns and castellated steel beams. A construction joint separates the Appliance Room from the two storey section.
Electrically operated ‘up and over’ aluminium doors are installed at the front of the Appliance Room and manual operated doors to the rear.
The Appliance Room floor is finished with quarry tiles and the Covered Wash with asphalt.
Heating throughout the building is by oil fired Boilers.  

Breathing Apparatus Chamber 

Because of the increasing use of plastics within the construction industry and in the manufacture of a wide variety of furnishings found in domestic premises breathing apparatus is now being used more than ever before to protect firemen from the combustion products of these materials. It was considered essential that as part of the station training facilities there should be included a Breathing Apparatus Training Block. This is located on the east side of the Drill Yard and has been designed in such a way that the maximum training flexibility can be achieved.
This is now standard Brigade design in the Central Fire Area for use at all wholetime Stations, and other than at central training establishments is in advance of any similar building within any of the Scottish Fire Brigades and nearly all of the Brigades within the remainder of the United Kingdom.
The Chamber consists essentially of three decks as follows:

Bottom Deck
Within this area has been built extensive crawl-ways at a height of some 4’ 6” and a width of 3’ 0”. These dimensions have been deliberately chosen to give very limited freedom of movement, and partitioned in such a manner that if necessary variable mazes can be formed. It is important that firemen be trained under realistic operational conditions and when in use this area of the chamber will be filled with non-toxic aromatic smoke and be in complete darkness, presenting to the uninitiated somewhat frightening conditions. These are, however, the conditions under which firemen normally operate. Adequate access by way of doors has been built into this particular level in order that ventilation may be easily effected and also that should, for any reason, a fireman get into difficulties he could be quickly and speedily brought into the open air. Inside the crawl-ways at floor level have been located sixteen pressure pads linked to an electronic “tell tale” light panel in the training block control room at first level, in such a manner that the passage of firemen over the pressure pad gives an indication of his exact location. In addition, by an overlay system, the route taken by men using this part of the training chamber can be easily indicated.
Within the crawl-ways are positioned six microphone/loud speaker units in order that the control room supervisor can both issue instructions and be aware of the breathing rate of personnel involved in the training exercises. With the type of exhalation valve on modern compressed air breathing apparatus equipment an experienced instructor can tell a great deal from the breathing rate of the stresses and strains being experienced by wearers; so much so, that this system has been incorporated so that the psychological problems of wearers under these stress conditions can be anticipated and corrected before they become exaggerated. Built into the roof of the bottom deck are four simulated ship’s trimming hatches with vertical ladders which are used to simulate incidents involving ship fires and to train personnel in ship’s shaft tunnel escape procedures.

First Deck Level
On this level is situated, alongside the entrance area seal, the control room which incorporates on a console, the electronic location system previously mentioned and in addition the switch array for the microphone/loud speaker units providing for either individual operation or total operation. This is achieved by switch manipulation by the control room supervisor.
The training arrangements within this deck are made up of removeable partitioning so that almost unlimited permutations of domestic dwellings, e.g. living rooms, bedrooms, kitchens, etc., ships accommodation and so on, can be set up. In addition, vertical ladders give direct access to the top deck for simulated ship incidents.
The training decks will, as previously, still incorporate the use of non-toxic aromatic smoke along with total darkness and in order to effect rapid ventilation, extractor fans have been installed.

Top Deck
This level incorporates a miniaturised ship’s cargo hatch and vertical ladders giving access to the first deck to further effect training in ship fire incidents. It can, of course, be used for normal training in addition to training in breathing apparatus procedures. 

 

ARCHITECT                                                       A. J. SMITH, A.R.I.B.A., F.R.I.A.S. 

CONSULTANTS
         (Electrical, Heating and Ventilating)      HULLEY & KIRKWOOD
                                                                                16 Woodside Terrace, Glasgow 

         (Structure)                                                   W. A FAIRHURST & PARTNERS
                                                                                11 Woodside Terrace, Glasgow 

QUANTITY SURVEYORS                                WILKINSON & LOWE
                                                                                12 Irvine Place, Stirling

PROJECT ARCHITECT                                   J. K. LYALL, D.A.(GIas.), A.R.I.B.A.

CLERK OF WORKS                                           WILLIAM S. ALEXANDER

 

Contractors 

MAIN CONTRACTOR                                     J. B. BENNETT (GLASGOW) LTD
                                                                                Banton Mill, by Kilsyth, Glasgow 

SUB CONTRACTORS
Grampian Engineering Co., Ltd                              Structural Steelwork
Causewayhead, Stirling 

James Scott & Co.                                                     Electrical Work
80-110 Finnieston Street, Glasgow 

Taylor & Fraser Ltd                                                  Heating & Ventilating Work
117 Abercorn Street, Paisley 

Concrete (Scotland) Ltd                                          Precast Concrete Floor and
Etan Road, Falkirk                                                   Roof Units 

Siporex Limited                                                         Roof Units
Carfin Road, Newarthill, Motherwell         

Pirie & Co., Ltd                                                          Bituminous Felt Roofing, Asphalt
82-84 New Sneddon Street, Paisley                       Roofing and Tarmacadam 

J. C. McGeagh & Co., Ltd                                       Decorative Floor Covering
Broadcroft, Kirkintilloch 

Toffolo Jackson & Co., Ltd                                    Floor and Wall Tiling
110 West Regent Street, Glasgow 

G. G. Kirk Ltd                                                             Glazier Work
101 Wallace Street, Glasgow 

Hillaldam Coburn Ltd                                              Appliance Room Doors
Coburn Works, Peasmarch, Guildford, Surrey 

Briggs Amasco                                                           Metal Cladding
Downiebrae Road, Rutherglen 

Henderson Doors — West Scotland                      Garage Door; Folding Partition
Bellshill Road, Bothwell, Glasgow 

Heywood McLean Ltd                                             Metal Windows
Ward Park Industrial Estate, Cumbernauld 

AFA-Minerva (EMI) Ltd                                          Control Console
Security Centre, 17 Lynedoch Street, Glasgow 

Veitchi (Scotland) Ltd                                              Composition Flooring
15 Bouverie Street, Rutherglen, Glasgow 

McLean & Spiers                                                       Painter Work
Fitzroy Place. Glasgow 

Seafar Engineering Co.                                             Metal Balustrade Work
13c Nest Factory, Cumbernauld 

SUPPLIERS
Ideal Timber                                                              Kitchen Fitments
Broadmeadow Industrial Estate, Dumbarton 

UGB-McGeoch                                                          Ironmongery
180-182 Finnieston Square, Glasgow 

Adamsez                                                                     Sanitary Fittings
Scotswood, Newcastle-upon-Tyne 

I.C.I. Paints Division                                                 Paint Manufacturer
4 Blythswood Square, Glasgow 

Transplastix Ltd                                                        Rooflights
28 St Mary’s Place, Newcastle-upon-Tyne 

Link 51                                                                        Lockers
Heslop, Halesfield, Telford, Salop 

Morris of Glasgow                                                     Furniture
Glenmill Works, Campsie Glen, Glasgow 

W. S. Campbell                                                          Soft Furnishings
High Street, Alloa 

This Official Opening Ceremony booklet was printed by
THE MONUMENT PRESS (STIRLING) LTD
Abbey Road, Riverside, Stirling

 

 

 

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