Basic Site Details

Name: Roker Park football ground
Town, district or village: Sunderland
City or county: County Durham
Country: England
Parish:  
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of new Main Stand (1929): 25,000. Housing estate now on site, with Midfield Drive running through its centre.

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41913  New Roker End terrace
Item 2 of 41929  New Main Stand
Item 3 of 41936  Clock Stand
Item 4 of 41952  Covering of Fulwell End

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 7Archibald ('Archie') LeitchArchitect, EngineerA1913 Probably responsible for new Roker End terrace
Item 2 of 7Archibald ('Archie') LeitchArchitect, EngineerB1929 New Main Stand
Item 3 of 7Archibald Kent Leitch (or Archie Leitch (junior))EngineerB1929 New Main Stand
Item 4 of 7Archibald Leitch & PartnersArchitectural practiceB1929 New Main Stand
Item 5 of 7Archibald ('Archie') LeitchArchitect, EngineerC1936 Clock Stand
Item 6 of 7Archibald Kent Leitch (or Archie Leitch (junior))EngineerC1936 Clock Stand
Item 7 of 7Archibald Leitch & PartnersArchitectural practiceC1936 Clock Stand

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Sunderland Football Club 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Inglis, Simon2005Engineering Archie: Archibald Leitch - football ground designer London: English Heritagepp124-7