Basic Site Details

Name: Bon Accord Baths
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: There is a confllict of information here. Check

Information also per Aberdeen City Archives. Thomas Henderson who was chief engineer in the City was also resonsible for some aspects of this building e.g. selection of the site (Town Council Minutes). So it is unclear what the role of Robert S S Mackay was.

Cost 37,000

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Justice Mill LaneYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219321937Build/construction'Buildings of Scotland' gives 1936-40
Item 2 of 230 August 1940 Opened 


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 5Alexander Buchanan GardnerArchitect 19321937As City Architect - but actually designed by McRobbie
Item 2 of 5Robert Stuart Stephen MackayArchitect 19321937As chief architect (perhaps this is actually chief engineer) in Aberdeen City Engineers' Department
Item 3 of 5Aberdeen City Architect's Department (later City of Aberdeen District Council Architects Division)Architectural practiceA19321937 
Item 4 of 5Alexander McRobieArchitectA19321937As senior assistant in the City Architect's Department - said to be mainly responsible for the design
Item 5 of 5Leo DurninArchitectA19321937As assistant in the City Architect's Department


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Brogden, W A1998Aberdeen: an illustrated architectural guideSecond editionEdinburgh: The Rutland Pressp120
Item 2 of 2Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Pressp161

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder9 May 1941CLX Obituary of Mackay p450

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Aberdeen City Archives (copy in Public Library)Aberdeen Town Council Minutes  
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register20677