Basic Site Details

Name: Regional Police Headquarters
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 1.75m

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Tayside Police Headquarters  

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219661968Build/constructionDate given in Glendinning. RIBA Directory for 1980 and Gifford give 1972-74 and 1974-76 respectively.
Item 2 of 219721976Build/construction 


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 5William Allan CairnsArchitectAc. 1968 Team leader in charge of the design and production drawings for the new police headquarters. (Date given in RIBA Nomination Paper of William Allan Cairns).
Item 2 of 5Arthur Francis Stevenson WrightArchitectA19721976 
Item 3 of 5Gauldie, Hardie, Wright & NeedhamArchitectural practiceA19721976 
Item 4 of 5John NeedhamArchitectA19721976 
Item 5 of 5William Sinclair GauldieArchitectA19721976 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep117
Item 2 of 2Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p568

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers F no 6148 (Combined Box 6148)