Basic Site Details

Name: Ayresome Park football ground
Town, district or village: Middlesbrough
City or county: Yorkshire
Country: England
Parish:  
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of original ground: 12,000.

Ground vacated in 1995 and subsequently demolished.

Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41903 Construction 
Item 2 of 412 September 1903 OpenedOfficial inauguration (although the North Stand was unfinished)
Item 3 of 419361937 Major additions, including new South Stand
Item 4 of 4September 1937 OpenedRe-opened after major additions

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 4Archibald ('Archie') LeitchArchitect, EngineerA1903  
Item 2 of 4Archibald ('Archie') LeitchArchitect, EngineerB1936 Major additions, including new South Stand
Item 3 of 4Archibald Kent Leitch (or Archie Leitch (junior))EngineerB19361937Major additions, including new South Stand
Item 4 of 4Archibald Leitch & PartnersArchitectural practiceB19361937Major additions, including new South Stand

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Middlesbrough 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 Heritagepp66-9