Basic Site Details

Name: Prudential Assurance Building
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 15,475.

Contractors: (main contractor missing), steelwork Arrol Bridge & Roof Co.; modeling Farmer & Brindley; tiles J & H Potts; faience Burmantofts; mosaic floors, J F Ebner; ironwork Hart Son Peard & Co.; clock J Moore & Sons.

Ground floor now altered and chimney heads demolished. Building inscribed 1895 and 1896

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 231, Albert SquareYes 
Item 2 of 2MeadowsideYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 118951898  


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 4Alfred WaterhouseArchitectA18951898 
Item 2 of 4Alfred Waterhouse & SonArchitectural practiceA18951898 
Item 3 of 4Paul WaterhouseArchitectA18951898 
Item 4 of 4Walter Crum WatsonArchitectA?1895(?)1897(?)Probably involved, as apprentice/assistant to Alfred Waterhouse


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Cunningham, Colin and Waterhouse, Prudence Alfred Waterhouse 1830-1905: biography of a practice  Catalogue no 595, p269
Item 2 of 2Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep137

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder16 October 1897  p311

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register25323 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Walter Crum Watson: L v21 no1661 ('several Prudential Assurance Company buildings', as assistant)