Basic Site Details

Name: Ward Road public gymnasium
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Burnt down c.1920 and subsequently rebuilt.

Personal information on James Graham Fairley's input from Frank Thomson and Harry Band.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 114, Ward RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21890   
Item 2 of 21926 Reconstruction 


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 8Alexander McCullochArchitectA1890 Designed by Fairley; executed by McCulloch
Item 2 of 8George JamiesonArchitectA1890 As assistant to Alexander McCulloch
Item 3 of 8James Graham FairleyArchitectA1890 Designed by Fairley; executed by McCulloch
Item 4 of 8William ClarkArchitectA1890 As assistant to Alexander McCulloch
Item 5 of 8Frank Drummond ThomsonArchitectB1911 Gallery added
Item 6 of 8H & F ThomsonArchitectural practiceB1911 Gallery added
Item 7 of 8Henry ('Harry') ThomsonArchitectB1911 Gallery added
Item 8 of 8Robert GibsonArchitect, EngineerD1926 Rebuilt after fire


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep139

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Journal27 May 1933 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Dundee Planning Department/NMRSDundee Approved Duplicate Plans (Originals in NMRS for dates 1867-1883; otherwise on microfilm) Book 24, pp188-193 (also for 1911 gallery)
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Clark: L v23 no1881