Basic Site Details

Name: Longannet Power Station
Town, district or village: Kincardine on Forth
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Main contractors W & J R Watson and Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons

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 219651966Build/construction 
Item 2 of 21973 Completion 


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 5James Williamson & PartnersEngineerC1960s1973Consulting Engineers
Item 2 of 5Robert Matthew, Johnson-Marshall & Partners (RMJM)Architectural practice 19651966 
Item 3 of 5John Christopher ('Chris') CarterArchitectA19651966Partner in charge
Item 4 of 5Robert Hogg MatthewArchitectA19651966In overall charge
Item 5 of 5Merz & McLellanEngineerB1966 Consulting Engineers


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Merz and McLellanFor the South of Scotland Electricity Board


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 7Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p266
Item 2 of 7Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p582
Item 3 of 7Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdp19
Item 4 of 7Pride, Glen L1999The Kingdom of Fife2nd EditionThe Rutland Pressp24
Item 5 of 7RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 6 of 7RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   
Item 7 of 7RMJM  RMJM Practice Brochure   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Courtesy of Mr LeeInterview with Vernon Lee, 3 February 2010 Additional information sent October 2010