Basic Site Details

Name: Electricity Generating Station
Town, district or village: Kirkcaldy
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Separate contracts for Generating Station Dunniker Road and Tramcar Depot.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Tramways Electric Power Station  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 3Coal Wynd  
Item 2 of 3Dunniker Road As advertisements to tender for Generating Station
Item 3 of 3Victoria RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 519011902Construction 
Item 2 of 528 February 1903 Opened 
Item 3 of 51909  Extension
Item 4 of 51912  Extension
Item 5 of 51922  Extension


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 3Charles Stanley PeachArchitectA19011902In collaboration with William Williamson
Item 2 of 3William WilliamsonArchitectA19011902In collaboration with Charles Stanley Peach
Item 3 of 3Williamson & InglisArchitectural practiceA19011902William Williamson in collaboration with Charles Stanley Peach


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Tramways and Electric Light Committee 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p287
Item 2 of 3Glen, Duncan2008William Williamson  p15, 44, 45 ill
Item 3 of 3Pride, Glen L1999The Kingdom of Fife2nd EditionThe Rutland Pressp56

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Architect and Building News27 July 1934CXXXIX p90
Item 2 of 4Building News1901LXXXI p 749
Item 3 of 4Building News6 December 1901  Page xiii - contracts open for electricity generating station
Item 4 of 4Building News3 January 1902  Page xxxvi - contracts open for electricity generating station

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Fife Archives, Iona House, John Smith Business Park, KirkcaldyKirkcaldy Dean of Guild Court Ref 502, 1151, 1284, 1638
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register45560 
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSWilliamson & Inglis album  
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Williamson: F v16 p29 no1031 (microfilm reel 11)