Basic Site Details

Name: Dundee Civic Centre
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Status: Unexecuted
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Government office(?)  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11912  Outline scheme superseding that of James Thomson (Dundee City Architect). Not executed


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 4(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitect 1912 Outline scheme superseding that of James Thomson (Dundee City Architect). Not executed
Item 2 of 4(Sir) John James BurnetArchitect 1924 Consulted about project; executed scheme for City Square based on his design
Item 3 of 4Dundee Corporation Architectural Dpt (later City of Dundee District Council Architects Dept, Dundee City Council)Architectural practiceAAfter 1930Before 1934With John Jeffrey responsible
Item 4 of 4John JeffreyArchitectAAfter 1930Before 1934Working in the Dundee Corporation Architectural Department


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Miskell, Louise, Whatley, Christopher A and Harris, Bob2000Victorian Dundee: image and realities TuckwellPlan pate 34, perspective plates 35-36

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Journal19 May 1934 London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsObituary of Jeffrey (for his work)

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Dundee City Architects DepartmentProposals book (Lorimer scheme for Civic Centre)  
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection  
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR D/12