Basic Site Details

Name: Wellgate CDA centre and civic library
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 7m

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Library  
Item 2 of 2Shopping centre  

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 419741977Build/construction 
Item 2 of 41978 Opened 
Item 3 of 41979 Won award or awardsLibrary given Dundee Civic Trust Award
Item 4 of 41996 Alterations and additionsNew forecurt to Steps Theatre and Library


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 8Allan Fraser Bell A19741975 
Item 2 of 8Angus Lamont Mackinnon MacDonaldArchitectA19741977 
Item 3 of 8David Douglas BellArchitectA19741975 
Item 4 of 8Gordon McQuattie FarquharsonArchitectA19741975 
Item 5 of 8James Parr & Partners A19741977 
Item 6 of 8James Reginald ParrArchitectA19741977 
Item 7 of 8Joseph Frank WynneArchitectA19741977 
Item 8 of 8Dundee Corporation Architectural Dpt (later City of Dundee District Council Architects Dept, Dundee City Council)Architectural practiceH1996  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep134
Item 2 of 4Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture   
Item 3 of 4RCAHMS1992Dundee on Record RCAHMSView from the SE (1989) p67
Item 4 of 4RIBA1980Directory of Practices 1980