Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architectectural partnership of Belfast, formed in 1949 between THOMAS MCCLEAN  THOMAS MCCLEAN and FELIX FORTE FELIX FORTE . By 1967 the firm, which was largely occupied in school design, opened a second office in Newry. Addresses: 12 High Street, Belfast, 1949-1953; 37 Malone Road, Belfast, from 1954.

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25 work entries listed in chronological order for MCLEAN & FORTE


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Building: CO. ARMAGH, ARMAGH, THOMAS STREET, SHOPS & HOUSES
Date: 1949
Nature: Tenders invited. For Rev. J. Quinn, administrator.
Refs: IB 91, 12 Nov 1949, 1068

Building: CO. ANTRIM, GORTGILL (MONEYGLASS), PRIMARY SCHOOL
Date: 1949
Nature: Tenders invited for latrine block & septic tank, for Very Rev. P. Bradley, PP.
Refs: IB 91,, 26 Nov 1949, 1118

Building: CO. DOWN, BALLELA (BANBRIDGE), CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS (RC)
Date: 1950
Nature: Church renovated and raised in height; sanctuary reordered. For Fr. James Murney P.P. (Church demolished 1994.)
Refs: http://www.lisburn.com/churches/Lisburn-churches/dromore-parish-churches.htm (2008)

Building: CO. ARMAGH, PORTADOWN, PRESENTATION CONVENT PRIMARY SCHOOL
Date: 1951
Nature: Extension.
Refs: IB 93, 12 May 1951, 514

Building: CO. DERRY, MAGHERAFELT, ST MARY'S CONVENT GRAMMAR SCHOOL
Date: 1951
Nature: Repairs to roof.
Refs: IB 96, 17 Jul 1954, 706

Building: CO. DERRY, MAGHERAFELT, ST MARY'S CONVENT PRIMARY SCHOOLS
Date: 1951
Nature: Imps.; repairs to roof, 1954.
Refs: IB 93, 29 Sep 1951, 1012; 96, 17 Jul 1954, 706

Building: CO. DOWN, NEWRY, HILL STREET, CATHEDRAL OF SS PATRICK & COLMAN (RC)
Date: 1951
Nature: Decoration, for Very Rev. E. Campbell, administrator.
Refs: IB 93, 20 Jan 1951, 92

Building: CO. DOWN, DOWNPATRICK, INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
Date: 1951
Nature: New.
Refs: IB 93, 12 May 1951, 514

Building: CO. ANTRIM, WHITEHOUSE, STAR OF THE SEA SCHOOLS
Date: 1951
Nature: New classrooms, assembly hall extension, for Very Rev. J. McSparran.
Refs: IB 93, 25 Jul 1951, 764

Building: CO. ARMAGH, CREGGANDUFF, PRIMARY SCHOOL
Date: 1952
Nature: Alts. & exts. to existing buildings.
Refs: IB 94, 8 Nov 1952, 1070

Building: CO. ARMAGH, DORSEY, PRIMARY SCHOOL
Date: 1952
Nature: Alts. & exts. to existing buildings.
Refs: IB 94, 8 Nov 1952, 1070

Building: CO. ANTRIM, CUSHENDALL, SCHOOL
Date: 1952
Nature: -
Refs: IB 94, 2 Feb 1952, 130

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ANTRIM ROAD (& SOMERTON ROAD), ST PATRICK'S INTERMEDIATE BOYS' SCHOOL
Date: 1953-55
Nature: For 800 pupils.Cost: £250,000.
Refs: IB 95, 14 Feb 1953, 173; 97, 10 Sep,8 Oct 1955, 951,1041(illus.)

Building: CO. ARMAGH, ARMAGH, CATHEDRAL ROAD, ST PATRICK'S COLLEGE
Date: 1954
Nature: Plumbing and gas to extension.
Refs: IB 96, 3 Jul 1954, 656.

Building: CO. DOWN, NEWRY, ARMAGH ROAD, BOYS' INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
Date: 1954
Nature: Tenders invited, for Most Rev. Dr E. Doherty.
Refs: IB 96, 11 Sep 1954, 904

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BALLYCASTLE, MARY STREET, ST MARY'S INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
Date: 1954
Nature: Tenders received for structural steelwork.
Refs: IB 96, 9 Oct 1954, 993

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, RICHARDSON STREET, LAGAN VILLAGE PRIMARY SCHOOL
Date: 1954
Nature: Imps. to toilet block.
Refs: IB 96, 6 Nov 1954, 1106

Building: CO. ANTRIM, CUSHENDALL, ST ALOYSIUS INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
Date: 1954-56
Nature: Contractor: J. Leech, Glenariffe.
Refs: IB 96, 10 Apr 1954, 362; 98, 30 Jun 1956, 591(illus.)

Building: CO. ANTRIM, ANTRIM, ST COMGALL'S PRIMARY SCHOOL
Date: 1955
Nature: -
Refs: IB 97, 10 Sep 1955, 933(illus.)

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, NORTH QUEEN STREET, PRIMARY SCHOOL
Date: 1955
Nature: New school containing 18 classrooms. For Catholic parish of St Patrick's. Opened. Cost: £129,000.
Refs: IB 97, 26 Feb 1955, 199

Building: CO. DOWN, DOWNPATRICK, TECHNICAL INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
Date: 1956
Nature: New floors, furniture.
Refs: IB 98, 28 Jan,28 Jul 1956, 78,702

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BALLYCASTLE, SECONDARY INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
Date: 1957
Nature: Opened by Most Rev. Dr Maqueen. Designed by T. McLean. Cost £91,000.
Refs: IB 99, 5 Oct 1957, 797

Building: CO. ARMAGH, KNOCKACONEY, CHURCH OF ST COLUMBKILLE (RC)
Date: 1957-58
Nature: FS laid Jun 1957.
Refs: IB 99, 15 Jun 1957, 473; illus. in http://www.armagharchdiocese.org/html/Parish_Directory3.htm (2008)

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BALLYMENA, LARNE ROAD, CHURCH OF OUR LADY (RC)
Date: 1968
Nature: 'startling crown-shaped modern church...with an eccentric and fussy roof'.
Refs: D. Girvan, R. Oram, A. Rowan, Antrim & Ballymena (UAHS, 1969), 16 (no. 7)

Building: ENGLAND, LANCASTER (LANCASHIRE), ACRELANDS VOLUNTARY SCHOOL
Date: 1969
Nature: New, for Rt. Rev. Monsignor Brimley.
Refs: IAA, PKS 0619