Basic Site Details

Name: Kincardine Power Station
Town, district or village: Kincardine-on-Forth
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41954 Plans prepared, construction not yet begun 
Item 2 of 419581960Build/construction 
Item 3 of 419581963Build/constructionThe power station was brought into service in five stages between 1958 and 1963
Item 4 of 414 April 1961 Design exhibitedPhotograph of generating station by John A Rose, AIPB, ARPS was exhibited at the RPS Exhibition of Applied Photography in London (copy of image reproduced on page) per Builder p687


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 6Redpath Brown & CoArchitectural practice, EngineerB  Steel frame structure
Item 2 of 6Robert Hogg MatthewArchitectA19531960 
Item 3 of 6Graham Couper LawArchitectA19541957 
Item 4 of 6Thomas ('Tom') Riddell SpavenArchitectA19541960 
Item 5 of 6Robert Matthew Johnson-Marshall (RMJM)Architectural practiceA19561960 
Item 6 of 6Ken FeakesArchitectA1957 Took over from Graham Law on his departure from the firm, supervised by Robert Matthew.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p266
Item 2 of 5Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p582
Item 3 of 5Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdp18-19
Item 4 of 5Glendinning, Miles2008Modern architect: the life and times of Robert Matthew RIBA Publishingp170-1,236
Item 5 of 5Pride, Glen L1999The Kingdom of Fife2nd EditionThe Rutland Pressp24

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder7 April 1961  'Notes of the Week-Applied Photography' p687; photo of Kincardine Generating Station from exhibition at bottom of page