Basic Site Details

Name: Royal Insurance Company Building
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: Design was adapted from John Francis Doyle's headquarters for the company in Liverpool.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Huntly StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2208, 210, Union StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119101911  

People

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 1George Bennett MitchellArchitect 19101911 

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Royal Insurance Company 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Gregory, Neil2001George Bennett Mitchell and Son: A Very Aberdonian PracticeNovember 2001Leopard Magazine, November 2001 
Item 2 of 2Morgan, Diane2008The Granite Mile: the story of Aberdeen's Union Street Black & White Publishing, Edinburgh (in collaboration with Evening Express, Aberdeen)p136 - drawings illustrated

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Aberdeen City ArchivesGeorge Bennett Mitchell and Son Collection GBM/1910/2/1-47
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers George Bennett Mitchell: F no2909 (box 14)