Basic Site Details

Name: Derby Street Housing (second development)
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 1.5 Million.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Tower block Two 23-storey tower blocks containing 374 flats

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21961 ProposedTwo 22-storey, 240 ft blocks of 176 three-apartment flats proposed for .5 acre site at approx cost of 1.25m per Builder p512
Item 2 of 219 June 1967 Plans dated 


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 6Allan Fraser Bell A19661968 
Item 2 of 6Gordon McQuattie FarquharsonArchitectA19661968 
Item 3 of 6James Parr & Partners A19661968 
Item 4 of 6James Reginald ParrArchitectA19661968 
Item 5 of 6Joseph Frank WynneArchitectA19661968 
Item 6 of 6Mitchell Construction Co. (Scotland) LtdBuilder 19671968 


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 2Glendinning, 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 2 of 2RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1 Dundee Dean of Guild1967/552 (19/6/67)