Basic Site Details

Name: Derby Street Housing (first development)
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 500,000.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Housing Four three-storey maisonette blocks

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Hill Street  
Item 2 of 2Strathmartine Road  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219641965Build/construction 
Item 2 of 21966 Won award or awardsWon Saltire Society Good Housing Award


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 5Allan Fraser Bell A19641965 
Item 2 of 5Gordon McQuattie FarquharsonArchitectA19641965 
Item 3 of 5James Parr & Partners A19641965 
Item 4 of 5James Reginald ParrArchitectA19641965 
Item 5 of 5Joseph Frank WynneArchitectA19641965 


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Tay Valley Housing Association 

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1Derby Street CDA 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p587
Item 2 of 3Glendinning, Miles and Muthesius, Stefan1994Tower Block: Modern Public Housing in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland Yale University Press: New Haven and Londonp241 Derby Street
Item 3 of 3RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder15 September 1961  p512
Item 2 of 2Building22 September 1967  p106