Basic Site Details

Name: Albyn House
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: This was an old people's home in 1955. The later work was for a different client. Unclear if the old people's home closed or moved.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 126, Albyn Place  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21955 Alteration/conversionAlterations
Item 2 of 21979 Alteration/conversionDemolition of 1900s extension and general refurbishment


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 5Aberdeen City Architect's Department (later City of Aberdeen District Council Architects Division)Architectural practiceB1955 Alterations
Item 2 of 5Edward Alexander MeldrumArchitectB1955 Alterations as assistant with Aberdeen City Architect's Department
Item 3 of 5Covell Matthews Partnership ScotlandArchitectural practiceA1979 Demolition of 1900s extension and general refurbishment
Item 4 of 5G Simpson A1979 Demolition of 1900s extension and general refurbishment. Job architect with H Morrison, Director
Item 5 of 5Hector William MorrisonArchitectA1979 With G Simpson, Associate as job architect


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Treesland Developments 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Allen, Nic (ed.) Scottish Architects in Conservation  p27

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 Edward Alexander Meldrum's papers: A no12441 and F no5735 (Combined Box 97)