Basic Site Details

Name: Dundee Post Office
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: This is a different Post Office from the General Post Office by Matheson (see separate entry), which was demolished and replaced by Niven & Wigglesworth's Courier Building.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 3Constitution RoadYes 
Item 2 of 3Euclid StreetYes 
Item 3 of 34, MeadowsideYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11898   


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 2H M Office of Works (later Ministry of Works, Department of the Environment and Property Services Agency)Architectural practiceA1898  
Item 2 of 2Walter Wood RobertsonArchitectA1898  

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Courier BuildingOn site of former Post Office by Walter Wood Robertson. The figures by Albert Hodge, sculptor, represent Literature and Justice. Building faced in Closeburn stone.

Building not fully steel-framed but it was of fireproof steel and concrete construction.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep107-8
Item 2 of 2McKean, Charles and Walker, David1993Dundee: An Illustrated Architectural GuideRevised EditionEdinburgh: RIASp56

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register253364 Meadowside, Head Post Office
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Architects Index  
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Walter Wood Robertson: F v18 p9 no1179 (microfilm reel 12)