Basic Site Details

Name: YWCA
Town, district or village: Kirkcaldy
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
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Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 19, The EsplanadeYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 4October 1930  Plans dated
Item 2 of 41931 Opened 
Item 3 of 41 June 1939 Plans approvedRecreation hall
Item 4 of 4June 194910 Plans approvedHostel accommodation


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 7William WilliamsonArchitect 19301931Alterations? New build?
Item 2 of 7Henry Hubbard (or Harry Hubbard)ArchitectB1939 Recreation hall
Item 3 of 7William WilliamsonArchitectB1939 Recreation hall
Item 4 of 7Williamson & HubbardArchitectural practiceB1939 Recreation hall
Item 5 of 7Henry Hubbard (or Harry Hubbard)ArchitectC1949 Hostel accommodation
Item 6 of 7William WilliamsonArchitectC1949 Hostel accommodation
Item 7 of 7Williamson & HubbardArchitectural practiceC1949 Hostel accommodation


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Glen, Duncan2008William Williamson  p70 (ill), 90

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Fife Archives, Iona House, John Smith Business Park, KirkcaldyKirkcaldy Dean of Guild Court DG/K/1/1936 Part of Red Drawings series; DG/K/1/2725 (hall); DG/K/1/3307